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4 Apr 2024

Casual Scout

🇬🇧 Liverpool, UK
Temp
2+ years exp.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as a Casual Scout.

What will you be doing?

  • Attend U5 – U16 grassroots clubs, primary and secondary school’s fixtures, and tournaments.
  • Identify and recommend players with the potential to join the LFC Academy
  • Record and provide comprehensive player reports on fixtures players of interest from the Northwest of England
  • Attend regular meetings at the Academy to discuss players of interest, support the trial process and develop a good understanding of the players already in the programme.
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills and update qualifications.
  • Adhere to the Academy Recruitment strategy and process.
  • Adhere to the LFC Scouts Code of Conduct.
  • Abide by the FA & LFC Safeguarding rules and regulations working with young children.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful you will hold an FA Level 1 in Talent ID and have completed the FA safeguarding children’s course. You’ll have a proven track record working within grassroots football in the North West of England, ideally, with experience working as a scout reporting to, and recommending players for a professional team. Previous experience of working for a category 1 Academy is beneficial.

Why should you apply?

This is a casual position, offering variable hours including evenings and weekends on a flexible assignment basis depending on the football calendar. Your main base will be our Academy, located in Kirkby.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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