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Casual Vacancy Disability Football Ambassador

Casual Vacancy: Disability Football Ambassador
We're recruiting a Disability Football Ambassador to help clubs grow their disability football provision.

Northamptonshire FA are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for developing disability football to join our team as a Disability Football Ambassador.
Vacancy Type: Casual Contract (50 hours)
Rate of pay: £25 per hour
Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 19 November 2023
Location: Remote (Travel required across the County)
Our Ambassador will be responsible for encouraging 2 and 3-star England Accredited Clubs to apply the key learnings from the Disability Club Training to create their own Disability Football Game Plan; creating more club-based accessible opportunities for disabled people to play, coach and/or volunteer. The successful candidate may also deliver new recreational football sessions in targeted areas.
The post holder will work across Northamptonshire on a casual contract for up to 50 hours in the remainder of the 2023/24 season. We anticipate the role visiting club training sessions, supporting club volunteers face to face and online, and delivering sessions predominantly in the evenings, with some daytime and weekend availability also required at times.
We are looking for someone with a good understanding of the grassroots football network, and the ability to build trust and develop effective working relationships with our club volunteers. They will need to be an advocate for disability football, with an understanding of the challenges and barriers that both players, parents and volunteers can face.
You can download a detailed Job Description and Person Specification below:

Job Description and Person Specification 

To apply: 
Please complete the online application form. Within the application please also submit a 1-2 page covering letter outlining how your current skills, knowledge and experience meet what we’re looking for. You may also submit your Curriculum Vitae. 
Application form

Please complete the application before the deadline of midnight on Sunday 19 November 2023.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Stuart Smith, Head of Facilities & Investment at the email address above or telephone 07983 537025 or email

Northamptonshire FA is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including males and females, those from a BAME background and those with a disability.

Northamptonshire FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and the information provided.