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Job Opportunity - Regional Support Officer

Job Opportunity – Regional Support Officer

Regional Support Officer – Part-time, flexible (average 2 days per week) based in South Wales area

League Football Education (LFE) was established in 2004 by The English Football League (EFL) and the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) to deliver the education of 16 – 18 year old apprentice footballers at EFL. 

As a Regional Support Officer, you will support a caseload of learners at EFL clubs in South Wales however regular travel will be required (including overnight stays) as part of the role.

The Regional Support Officer’s role is to ensure that each scholar has a high-quality training programme, which meets the requirements of the EFL Scholarship agreement and LFE. You will be required to provide support and guidance to the scholars and ensure effective partnership working with the employers and delivery partners. For further information, please see the Regional Support Officer for Welsh clubs (South) Job Description and Person Specification.

Educated to degree standard or equivalent and teacher qualified, you will be motivated, organised, IT literate.

The role is part-time (average 2 days per week) home-based and an attractive remuneration package is available including contributory pension. For further information please download the job description and person specification.

LFE is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regards to pregnancy or maternity.  

LFE is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups.  

This role requires Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks and is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands that are considered ‘unspent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013). Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required as appropriate to the role and any offer will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory checks.

To apply, please send a CV, a covering letter in support of your application and salary expectations to Jenny Hornby, Executive PA, at League Football Education, EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU or e-mail [email protected]

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 16th May 2024

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