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Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC

Hampshire Football Coordinator


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May 28, 2024


About the job
JOB TITLE: Hampshire Football Co-ordinator

DEPARTMENT: Foundation, Football Development, Hampshire

JOB FUNCTION: To deliver high quality sports provision and support the Area Lead in co-ordinating Football activities


LOCATION: Alton College or Sparsholt College (tbc)

CONTRACT: 35 Hour perm contract


To support the Football Officer in the effective planning and execution of the core Holiday Provision programme running in the area. These to include, but not limited to all In-School and Out of School activity, Player Development Programme activity and the various activity delivered during the school holidays.
To deliver safe, inclusive and high quality coaching activity on a daily basis across the core programmes currently running. These to include, but not limited to all In-School and Out of School activity, Player Development Programme activity and the various activity delivered during the school holidays.
To actively support in developing the area network to create additional sporting opportunities to further enhance the delivery programme.
To support all sessional staff through relevant training and mentoring opportunities.
To seek opportunities to share with the wider development team to then implement new initiatives to enhance the delivery programme.
To carry out duties relevant to legislation and Foundation policies and procedures.
To undertake any Foundation activities that maybe required in addition to the role.

DO THE RIGHT THING (Our Expectations):

To demonstrate and live by the club’s values; Here to Win, Be Brave, Do the Right Thing, Play Your Part, Many Teams, One Club and Proud to Be Chelsea
To adhere to the Foundation’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and GDPR.
To act as an ambassador for diversity, equality, and inclusion, and demonstrate a positive commitment by treating others fairly in line with our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy and reporting any acts of discrimination through appropriate channels
To create a safe environment and act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are either in your care or attending club premises, and report any concerns to the Safeguarding Lead
To report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the HR Department


To achieve Hampshire budget targets.
To deliver coaching sessions across the week at no less than 50% of contracted hours.
To be a positive role model, creating a safe, positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage young people to succeed and develop.
To build robust relationships with local schools, clubs, organisations and authorities.
To support, mentor and guide sessional workers in best practice and professionalism

PROUD TO BE CHELSEA (Person Specification):


A minimum of the new FA Introduction to Football Coaching qualification. (FA Level 1 is the equivalent qualification).
In date FA Safeguarding Children course & the FA Introduction to First Aid in Football certificate.
Clean driving licence.
Enhanced DBS check.

Been involved in community/grass roots sports as a coach and participant.
Led or been involved in a project being delivered to a local community group.
Worked as part of a team to achieve a single goal.
Worked within a School setting.
Skills and Behaviours:

Excellent communication and organisation skills.
Ability to organise and motivate team members.
Confident and outgoing personality.
Aims to support and improve staff members.
Good attention to detail.
Reliable and trustworthy

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.

This Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

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