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Berks & Bucks Football Association
Investigations Officer (Full Time - 35 hours per week)

Salary: £17,000-£20,000 per annum dependent on experience
Closing Date: Sunday 28 November 2021
Interview Date: Monday 6 December 2021

Our Organisation

Berks & Bucks FA is the local governing body for football covering Berkshire & Buckinghamshire. Our role is simple, to lead, protect and support an individual’s journey in football by inspiring a lifelong relationship with the game. Football has the power to Connect People and Change Lives and this is why we do what we do.

These are exciting times for the County FA as we support football’s response and recovery from Covid and look forward to the launch of our new three-year strategy and a relocation of the County FA office. The successful candidate for this role will be instrumental in helping the County FA to achieve our ambitions. 

You can find out more about Berks & Bucks FA and the work we do on our website at

The Role

Berks & Bucks County Football Association is seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated investigator or administrator with a passion for grassroots football to join us as a full-time Football Investigations Officer.

The successful candidate will be responsible the investigation and processing of misconduct allegations in grassroots football and supporting the governance of the game through the application of The FA’s regulations and procedures.
This is a full-time role based at our headquarters in Abingdon. Due to the nature of the work there will be a requirement to work evenings as necessary to support disciplinary hearings and flexible working arrangements, including adjusted hours and home working opportunities, are available.

What is it like to work for Berks & Bucks FA?
Berks & Bucks FA is a great place to work. We are a relaxed, friendly workforce with a positive culture. We know that we are only as good as the people we employ. We offer a flexible working environment and we have embraced a hybrid method of working allowing our staff to work from the office as well as the flexibility of working remotely. 

Our staff see working in football as a privilege and all have one thing in common, we all believe in why we come to work, to connect people and change lives. We know the opportunities that football has on wider learning and wellbeing and this is our motivation to succeed.

Equality and Diversity 

Berks & Bucks FA promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form. 

About the application and selection process 

  • To apply, please complete the online Application Form no later than 23:59 on Sunday 28th November 2021. Applications received after deadline will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
  • We also ask all candidates to submit the optional Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to support our commitment to ensuring we are inclusive in our approach.
  • Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by email.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by email no later than Wednesday 1st December 2021 to arrange a mutually convenient interview time.
  • Interviews will be held on Monday 6th December 2021.

Application Documents 

Online Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification
Anonymous Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form


If you have any questions about the role, please contact Alastair Kay, Head of Governance, on 01235 544890 or via for an informal discussion.

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