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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Matchday Grounds Person


Role Type



Posting Date

Dec 31, 2022

Role description

Job Title: Matchday Grounds Person
Employer: Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Hourly Rate: £10.90 per hour
Hours: Zero-hours. To work all home matchdays.              
Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton
Job Type: Worker agreement
Deadline Day: 31st January 2023
About usWe are a family run local community club who compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage. 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 and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.
What does the role of a matchday grounds person involve?
You will carry out grounds maintenance work to ensure the pitch and other associated areas are in an excellent condition for matches. This will involve operating our sports pitch and grounds machinery and equipment.
Your background
It is essential that you have an understanding of COSHH. Our ideal candidate will have experience of working in a large team of staff in a similar environment.
The successful candidate will ideally hold the following qualifications:
·         PA1, PA6 and PA2A certificates in pesticide usage
·         Obtained or working towards qualifications in sports turf management to a minimum level 2 standard
·         Certificated in driving agricultural motor vehicles
Our values are:
·         Treat People Well
·         Exceed Expectations
·         Aim High. Never Give Up
·         Act with Integrity
·         Make it Special
As a team we live and breathe these values.  
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:
·         In-house training programme
·         Discounts at the Club superstore and online
·         Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
·         Enhanced club pension scheme (if eligible)
We are a Disability Confident employer
We are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
We champion diversity and equality
We believe the club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, allowing us to meet the needs of a diverse audience.  Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.

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