Location Birmingham
Discipline: Professional/Technical
Job type: Fixed Term, Variable Hours
Salary: £12 per hour
Contact email:
Job ref: 008263
Published: 13 days ago
Expiry date: 23 Jun 2024 23:59

Department: Football Division – Boys Academy Transport Team

Hours of Work: Variable Hours (flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required)

Contract Type: Fixed Term until 30 June 2025

Salary: £12 per hour

Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2024

1. The Department

Our Boys Academy Department has been awarded the prestigious category one status accolade, demonstrating that we provide the highest level of quality coaching, education, training, and facilities for our youth football provision.

To support our ambitious plans for nurturing, encouraging and developing talent at this level, we have an exciting opportunity for a Driver to join our Academy Transport Team.

2. The Role

Our Academy Transport Team play an integral part in the wider Boys Academy Department by providing transport for the Academy players and scholars to and from all Club sites in line with the Club’s Safeguarding Guidelines.

This role will be a vital part in creating a positive experience for our players and scholars. This will include picking families and players from home, host families, schools and any other pick-up points as specified by the Club.

You may also have the opportunity to support with wider Academy operations for example, collecting tickets as and when required.

For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.

3. The Person

We are looking for a professional and organised Driver who will represent the Club in a trusted role.

You must hold a full UK driving licence, D1 Licence, and be available to work flexibly including evenings and weekends required in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

You must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with a range of stakeholders.

You must have the ability to remain calm and patient under pressure and always demonstrate discretion and confidentiality.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.


Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding