Oxfordshire FA is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual with a passion for grassroots disability football to join the team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for driving 2 and 3-star England Accredited Clubs to apply the key learnings from the Disability Club Training to create their own Disability Football Game Plan; creating more club-based accessible opportunities for disabled people to play, coach and/or volunteer.
Job Title: Disability Football Ambassador
Location: Home-based with travel across the county
Closing Date: 9am Monday 13th March 2023
Interview Date: Tuesday 21st March 2023 (PM) online via Microsoft Teams
Vacancy Type: Casual Contract. 50 hours per contract.
Mandatory date to be available for training: May 2023 (TBC)
- As the Oxfordshire FA Disability Football Ambassador, you will be required to:
- Attend the ‘Disability Football Ambassador Training’; scheduled for May 2023
- Signpost and help clubs access relevant support
- Support clubs to build and sustain relationships with relevant local partners
- Collaborate with County FA staff, national FA staff, and other grassroots football stakeholders
- Maintain records of the support being provided to grassroots club
What we are looking for
Someone with a demonstrated history and understanding of the grassroots football network, and the ability to build trust and develop effective working relationships with Club Committees. They will need to be an advocate for disability football with an understanding of the challenges and barriers that both players, parents and volunteers can face.
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How to apply?
Oxfordshire FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
To apply, please submit a CV and Covering Letter to Michael Thurlow (Football Development Manager) to Michael.Thurlow@OxfordshireFA.com stating in the subject line of your email ‘Ref: Disability Football Ambassador’ by 9am on Monday 13th March 2023.
Equality and Diversity Monitoring
We would appreciate if you could complete Oxfordshire FA’s Diversity Monitoring Form along with your application.
Completion of this form is entirely optional, however it does provide the Association with the opportunity to track the breadth and depth of the applications from different parts of the community. This should be filled in anonymously via the electronic form below. They will be collated only for the purpose of monitoring diversity and will not be used to identify individuals.
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Oxfordshire FA is 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. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according the nature of the role and the information provided.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Michael Thurlow (Football Development Manager) via Michael.Thurlow@OxfordshireFA.com