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Cardiff City FC

Cardiff City FC

Academy Support Officer


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Feb 29, 2024


Job title: Academy Support Officer - Transport
Employer: Cardiff City Football Club
Location: Cardiff City Academy, Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Stadium, The Vale Resort.
Contract: Part-Time (Permanent)
Salary: Competitive and dependant on experience
• Auto-enrolment into the Club’s pension scheme (depending on eligibility)
• Club discounts and offers
• 20 days annual leave entitlement per annum (pro-rata)
Hours of Work: 30 hours per week on a flexible basis to include evening and weekend working where
Department: Academy
Reporting to: Academy Manager
Academy Operations Manager
Job Role
To provide support for the day-to-day operations of the Academy with a particular focus and responsibility
transporting our young players to and from several Academy Venues, in addition to supporting the Player Care &
Operational/Education/Logistics/Laundry department in several key daily areas.
Role Accountabilities & Key Duties
• To transport players to and from training daily or to a fixed rota.
• From time to time, transport players to and from fixtures as and when requested.
• Provide match day co-ordination support at fixtures when remaining on site for return journey.
• To transport trialists between accommodation hosts / hotels and training facilities.
• To transport players to and from any medical screening appointments.
• To transport Schoolboy Academy staff to local fixtures when players are traveling with parents.
• To transport scholar and young professional players to college and other education when required.
• Responsible for the Health & Safety, comfort, and welfare of players in your care.
• Carry out daily vehicles checks and basic maintenance (checking oil levels, topping up fluid levels, tyre pressures
etc.) and refuelling vehicles. Maintaining up to date records.
• Report any vehicle defects, faults, incidents, and accidents.
• Ensuring the vehicle is in a clean and roadworthy condition before and after use.
• Maintaining company image: working attire should always be worn and kept in a clean and tidy condition.
• Working within Health & Safety guidelines and Drivers Code of Conduct.
• To possess and develop a working knowledge of Safeguarding children’s regulations in line with Company policy
& procedures.
• Work with minimal supervision to specific timescales.
• To have a clean driving license and if there are any issues with endorsements or penalty points these are
reported immediately to the Academy Operations Manager.
• To ensure all players wear seatbelts whilst travelling on minibus and any player behaviour issues are reported to
the appropriate Head of Phase and when deemed necessary, Academy Head of safeguarding.
• To undertake required training, including mandatory Club Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding and Health and
Safety training.
• Assisting laundry and kit staff as and when required.
• Any other duty, as requested by the Academy Manager

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