Staff at Stoneham Lane Football Complex

VACANCY: Facility Operations Assistant (Stoneham Lane Football Complex)

Opportunity to join our team at this bespoke football facility

Hampshire FA is excited to offer a unique opportunity to join our team as a Facility Operations Assistant at our bespoke football facility in Eastleigh: Stoneham Lane Football Complex.

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The £9m project at Stoneham Lane Football Complex in Eastleigh provides improved facilities including eight changing rooms, toilets, café and meeting rooms. In addition to this, Stoneham Lane Football Complex also has three full-size, state-of-the-art 3G artificial pitches.

This opportunity will require the successful candidates to help maximise the impact of the upgraded 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 candidates 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 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). 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.

For more information on the role, please email the Facility Duty Manager:


How to apply:

Please see the accompanying advert job description, full role profile person specification and supporting information (Download Here). These should be used as a guide when completing the application form. The application form can be made available in alternative formats and should this be required please contact us to advise of your requirements.

Please complete the application form by clicking here.

If shortlisted, you will be invited to interview for the role. The exact format of the interview will be confirmed with notice of the interview and reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate any needs you may have.

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 serve.

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 (check through the FA DBS process). 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 provided.


The interview process:

The final date for consideration of applications is Thursday 8th September 2022

Interview dates are TBC.