Department: Boys Academy – Player Care
Hours of Work: Full Time, Permanent (flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required for this post)
Salary: Attractive Remuneration Package depending on experience
Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground
Closing Date: Sunday 26 June 2022
Interview Date: Thursday 7 and Friday 8 July 2022
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.
In order to deliver our ambitious plans for nurturing, encouraging and developing talent at this level, we have a new, exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and proactive individual to join our Player Care Team working with the Foundation and Youth Development Phases.
You will have the opportunity to develop a programme that ensures that our off-field support is structured and co-ordinated leading to creating the best possible experience and environment for our Players.
2. The Role
Working within the Player Care team, you will be responsible for the delivery of the Foundation and Youth Development Phase player care and personal development programme which will include planning, delivering and monitoring the programme for your allocated age group.
As a Player Care Manager, you will collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure holistic development and that player personal development and wellbeing is at the centre of player support. You will support players, parents and staff directly and feedback on player development. You will be a designated Safeguarding Officer for the relevant age phases.
For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.
3. The Person
The successful candidate will have experience supporting young elite performers with holistic support via personal development and wellbeing provision. You will need to have experience of working with young players prioritising safeguarding and duty of care. You will also need to have proficient IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office and have demonstratable experience of planning, delivery and monitoring of elite player development programmes.
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.
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.
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