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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Grounds Person (Amex)


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Posting Date

Aug 19, 2023

Role description

Job Title: Grounds Person (Amex)
Salary: £25,200 - £30,240 per annum (dependant on qualifications)
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
Location: American Express Stadium, Brighton
Job Type:  Permanent
Deadline Day: 1st September 2023
About Brighton & Hove Albion FCWe compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage whilst keeping our Sussex community spirit. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club.  A commitment to high performance, high professional standards and making a difference is at the heart of everything we do. The 23/24 season is going to be an exciting season for us, our first in European Football…we would love for you to be part of our journey.
An exciting opportunity to join our Grounds team at the Amex!
In this role you will work with our experienced Stadium Grounds Team to carry our grounds maintenance work to ensure pitch is in a suitable condition for elite performance use. You will be required to operate machinery and equipment and ensure this is stored correctly. This is not a typical 9 to 5 job, but a year-round project where we work as collective to "Bring the Game to Life" and maintain our state-of-the-art football pitch for one of the Premier League’s established football clubs in the South.
Your background
Our ideal candidate will have experience of working in a high quality sports facility/ environment and experience of working with grounds maintenance equipment and machinery. You will have a full understanding of Health & Safety at Work principles and legislation relevant to the industry, and experience of carrying out risk/COSHH assessments.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors.  As a team we live and breathe these values.
Our values are:
·         Treat People Well
·         Exceed Expectations
·         Aim High. Never Give Up
·         Act with Integrity
·         Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a reward package which will include, but not limited to:
·         Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
·         23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
·         Season ticket loan
·         Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season (upon completion of probation)
·         Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
·         In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
·         Discounts at the Club superstore and online
·         Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
·         Enhanced club pension scheme
·         Access to occupational health and mental health support
·         Group life protection
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.

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