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Vacancy | Community & Inclusion Officer

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Berks & Bucks Football Association
Community & Inclusion Officer (Full Time - 35 hours per week incorporating some evenings and weekends)

Contract: An initial 1-year contract (extension dependent on successful funding and programme outcomes)
Salary: £24,000-£26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Closing Date: Monday 25 October 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 www.Berks-BucksFA.com

The Role

Berks & Bucks County Football Association is seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated person with a passion for community engagement and making a difference to people’s lives through football as well as leading on wider inclusion work across the Association. We are therefore seeking a full-time Community & Inclusion Officer.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and developing this programme. The organisation operates a hybrid working approach and while this position will be based primarily at our headquarters in Abingdon, the role-holder will be required to regularly attend events across the County. 

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 10am on Monday 25th October 2021.
We ask all candidates to submit the optional Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to support our commitment to ensuring we are inclusive in our approach. 

Application Documents 

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


If you have any questions about the role, please contact Liz Verrall, Chief Executive Officer, on 01235544890 or via Liz.Verrall@Berks-BucksFA.com for an informal discussion.

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