Vacancy | Football Behaviour & Impact Officer

VACANCY | Football Behaviour & Impact Officer

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Football Behaviour & Impact Officer

Location: Abingdon (OX14 1SG) - with travel across Berkshire & Buckinghamshire as required and opportunities for remote working.
Salary: Band 4 (£25,515 - £31,185) per annum, dependent on experience.
35 hours per week. (Requirement to work evenings and weekends, in line with the demands of the role.)
Contract: Full time - Fixed Term Contract (Expiring June 2028).

The opportunity

Berks & Bucks FA prides itself on being an organisation run by good people and believes that EVERYONE should be able to play football in a safe environment. Our role is simple to lead, protect and support an individual’s journey in football by inspiring a lifelong relationship with the game.

We are looking for someone to join our organisation in this exciting and unique role which will positively impact on the behaviour of players, officials and spectators in grassroots football. The role holder will develop and deliver a range of interventions to promote positive behaviour across our member Clubs and Leagues, including media campaigns and face-to-face workshops.

Main responsibilities 

•  Develop and implement a County-wide Action Plan to deliver a measurable improvement in behaviour in the game within the next 3 years
•  Deliver campaigns, interventions and workshops to the football community promoting positive behaviour
•  Add value to FA promotional campaigns and interventions on a local level

A full list of the responsibilities and the person specification can be found in the attached job description.

Who we're looking for...

• An effective communicator with a proven ability to positively impact behaviour in others through advocacy and engagement
• Someone with experience creating and leading impactful projects

You'll really impress us if...

• You can speak passionately about the positive impacts of grassroots football
• You understand the impact poor behaviour has on young people

What you’ll get:

• The organisation’s commitment to your training and development 
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme 
• A forward-thinking employer with people at the heart of decisions 
• 25 annual leave + bank holidays 
• Hybrid working & family friendly policies

Application process

Please complete your online application form, equality and diversity monitoring form and send an accompanying copy of your CV to

Closing date & Interviews

The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 7th April 2024. In-person interviews will take place on Tuesday 16th April 2024*. (Whilst we cannot guarantee we can accommodate individuals who cannot make this date, we will endeavour to support where possible).

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

Application documents
Application Form
Working for Berks & Bucks FA - Applicant Pack
Job Description and Person Specification
Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Further information

Berks & Bucks FA are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all communities. 

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate may need to undertake a FA enhanced DBS check before commencement in the post. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility, and all members of the board are required to keep up to date with training and qualifications to ensure we are keeping our football community safe.

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