VACANCY: Female Coach Engagement Officer - Southampton
Do you have experience with connecting and working with people in Southampton?
Do you have some understanding of community sport locally?
Can you inspire and lead women?
Southampton was chosen as a host city for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 England, bringing huge investment to increase involvement in football for all women and girls across the City whether through playing, coaching, refereeing volunteering and much more. This role is to drive the engagement of female coaches within Southampton as part of the Legacy Plans. You will support the advertising and signposting to a female coaches’ network, as well as attendance and support during any coach development events. Ideally you will have some experience of grassroots football locally but most importantly understand how to inspire and lead women to increase participation in coaching football.
How to apply:
Please see the accompanying job description and person specification (Download Here) and use this to complete the application form*, which can be found by clicking HERE.
*The application form can be made available in alternative formats and should this be required please contact us to advise of your requirements: Flo.Lunn@HampshireFA.com
Hampshire FA have an understanding and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and would be grateful if you could complete an optional, anonymous Equality Monitoring form as part of your application. By completing this questionnaire, you are helping us to plan for the future and ensure we recruit from a diverse pool of applicants that are appropriate and relevant to the community we service.
Please complete the Equality Monitoring form by clicking HERE.
Hampshire FA are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through the FA DBS process, and as such we would only be in a position to offer this role to candidates aged 18 or above. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information
The interview process:
The final date for consideration of applications is: Tuesday 31st August 2021
Interviews will be held on: w/c 13th September 2021
If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Flo Lunn (Women & Girls Football Development Officer & Southampton Host City Legacy Lead):
Hampshire FA are an equal opportunities employer and actively encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply for all roles. After a review, we are taking a number of steps to diversify our workforce through more inclusive recruitment practice.
Steps taken include but are not limited to;
- reviewing the language used within adverts and role descriptions (gender decoder, consultation with IAG and associated reference groups)
- using application forms (in place of CVs/Covering Letters) and anonymous shortlisting to mitigate unconscious bias
- making all documents, including application form, available in a variety of formats
- anonymously monitoring the diversity of the application pool for each role,
- broadening our advertising and promotion network
Hampshire FA are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. For this vacancy, successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through the FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining a post with Hampshire FA, all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Hampshire FA appointments are subject to the satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks and the receipt of references. All staff who are new to the County FA will receive a Safeguarding Induction and Briefing and will be subject to a probationary period.
If you would like to discuss any of the above with us or have suggestions that could further improve the inclusivity of our recruitment process please contact Chris Smith at Chris.Smith@HampshireFA.com