Job Title: Player Care Officer – Girls’ Academy
Employer: Brighton Hove Albion FC
Hours: 22 hour per week over 3 days
Location: American Express Elite Performance Centre, Lancing
Job Type: Fixed term ending 30th June 2024
Deadline Day: 21st September 2023
About usWe are a 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 Player Care Officer involve?
This is a role that sits within the heart of the Girls’ Academy chaperoning players through their journey with the club. You will ensure young people in our environment receive a high level of support off the pitch. You will develop professional relationships with Girls’ Academy players, staff, parents/carers and representatives, acting as a point of contact for queries and assistance.
Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrable experience of being an active champion of a Safeguarding culture and understand the importance of multi-agency approach to Safeguarding. It is essential that you understand the developmental, emotional, social, and educational issues of children and young people.
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.