Leicester City FC

Leicester City FC

Player Care and Personal Development Officer

Country

Role Type

England

Academy

Posting Date

Apr 23, 2022

Role description

Following internal staffing moves and a reassessment of the player needs in the Professional Development Phase (PDP) this exciting new role encompasses the traditional Player Liaison role whilst also drawing in Player Care requirements.

About The Role
Following internal staffing moves and a reassessment of the player needs in the Professional Development Phase (PDP) this exciting new role encompasses the traditional Player Liaison role whilst also drawing in Player Care requirements. LCFC outstanding Academy is seeking an individual who can provide a range of support to players across the Academy but with a focus on the PDP. Ideally with experience in academy football you will help young people and their families navigate their first steps in the professional game and support them in a range of areas including moving into independent living, relocation and play a vital role in supporting those players that are leaving the club through our Exit Strategy.
About The Club
Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.
Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions.This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success, and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.
Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2021 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.
Benefits Package
Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.
Contract Type– PermanentHours Per Week–Full-time
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.
Applications should be received by a deadline of 4 May 2022 with interviews taking place shortly thereafter.

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