Facility Assistant Vacancy

Join the team at Stoneham Lane Football Complex Part Time 15 hours a week (three evenings)

Can you make a difference to the future of grassroots football? 

Hampshire FA is excited to offer this unique opportunity within our team in a new part time Facility Assistant role as at the first Parklife Hub in Hampshire based at Stoneham Lane Football Complex, Eastleigh working under the Centre Manager. 

The new facility offers three full-size artificial 3G football pitches (two of which are super size and will be the largest 3G pitches in Europe, grass pitches, changing rooms and community space including a bar and café area. 

This opportunity will require the successful candidates to help maximise the impact of the new facility and associated community space for the benefit of local grassroots football and the wider community. This site already has existing partner football organisations and working with these groups will be a key requirement. 

We are looking for individuals who possess an enthusiasm for customer excellence and drive for maximising the opportunities for using the facility. The successful candidate will be required to have a commitment to delivering first class customer service. They must have a desire to engage and work with all users and help to create a welcoming and professional environment. 

As the facility includes bar and catering facilities, experience in working in a catering or hospitality setting would be desirable as part of the role will include the preparation and sale of refreshments (food and drink including alcohol). You must be able to work unsupervised, under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines. Candidates must be able to demonstrate team working skills and have a commitment and willingness to work at weekends and evenings. 

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 29 November 2019 with interview scheduled for 2 December 2019 (subject to change).  Projected start date w/c 9 December 2019 (to be confirmed)

To apply please send a CV and a covering letter marked Private and Confidential to Pete Hussey (Centre Manager) at or Hampshire FA, Stoneham Lane Football Complex, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, SO16 2PA.

Equality and Diversity 

We value diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. To ensure our recruitment processes are non-discriminatory and that we maintain a diverse workforce profile, we ask applicants to complete an Equality and Diversity monitoring form to enable us to collate anonymised data, which helps us to monitor the diversity profile of all our job applicants.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

As this role involves direct access to young people under the age of 18 and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process to ensure their suitability for the role, which will include a Criminal Records Check through the Disclosure Barring Service.