Leicester City Women’s Football Club are looking an individual to support and oversee performance lifestyle and education of all players in our Academy set up. With an emphasis on the Professional Development Phase (PDP), towards the positive mental health and personal development of all Academy members. This individual will be the key contract for players to ensure matters off the pitch are addressed enabling them to concentrate on playing.
This role will involve working with under 18 players.
Who We’re Looking For
The ideal candidate will be establishing the new role and therefore will have significant experience of:
Working in an elite high-performance setting and the challenges faced in them.
Experience of working with young adults
Have previous in-depth office management, administration, operational or secretarial experience.
Tact and discretion when dealing with confidential information
The ideal candidate will also have the following skills and knowledge;
Understanding of learning, development, and high performance with a proven track record of creating optimum learning environments for players.
Can work within a team environment, co-operates, considers the needs of others, and helps others to achieve objectives.
A practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work, with excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management.
Essential Requirement –
Relevant pastoral education experience and/or player care/performance lifestyle experience.
FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) or FA Emergency First Aid.
About The Club
Knowing some of the history of LCFC Women helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Club are renowned for.
In May 2021, LCFC Women were promoted to the FA Women’s Super League. From its formation in 2004, the Club was run on an amateur and semi-professional basis with support from Leicester City Football Club. In August 2020, the Club turned professional after being acquired by King Power International – Leicester City’s parent company – and realigned as a core team in Leicester City’s football operation.
We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.
LCFC Women offers a competitive salary and pension scheme. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time contracts).
Contract Type – 3 Year Fixed term Hours Per Week –37.5
LCFC Women is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
LCFC Women is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.
Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.