Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC

Academy Scout - London and South East England

Country

Role Type

England

Scout

Posting Date

Nov 8, 2022

Role description

About Us:

As part of Chelsea FC, you will belong to one of the World’s most successful Football Clubs in recent times. Our club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and World champions in the process. With exciting new ownership, our ambition is to surpass our achievements within every team at the club.

Our World-renowned Academy is vitally important to the club, and we strive every day to develop the world’s best footballers, to both support our first team and also to develop successful careers within the wider professional game.

We proudly aim to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, and as such require an individual for this role who matches both our ambition and commitment to excellence.

If you’re got a winning mindset and are motivated to help us keep pushing the boundaries of youth development, you could have a place on our team!!

About the Team:

Based at Cobham Training Ground, there are more than 60 full-time colleagues working with 198 registered players from Under-9s through to Under-23s development squad.

The Academy’s vision is to inspire a generation of players to be successful both on and off the pitch, increasing playing time in our first team and across the whole professional game. The mission to be the first-choice academy for players and parents in England.

What We’re Looking For:

A candidate to provide accurate and actionable information on external players for the purposes of player recruitment through scouting of matches, live and on video.  To record, present and manage reports and appropriate data for Regional Co-ordinators and Management.

Must Haves/qualified by demonstratable experience to the level required:

Minimum of FA Level 1 Talent ID Qualification and/or Level 2 Coaching Licence.
Access to a vehicle, with a full driving licence.
Extensive knowledge of local grassroots football and the geographic region including culture, legislation, and football market.
Computer literate in office suite and ability to mobile and use in-house systems

Nice to Have:

FA Level 2 and 3 in Talent ID.
Valid First Aid certificate.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.

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