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Player Care Officer (Part Time)

£10.42 Per Hour
Job Type
14 Feb 2024

Colchester United Football Club – Player Care Officer (Part Time) 

Job Description:

Colchester United Football Club are seeking a part time player care officer to support the schoolboy age groups within the academy (9s-16s).

Report to: Head of Player Care

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the player care provision for the schoolboy age groups within the academy.
  • Design, facilitate and deliver workshops across the 5-player care pillars:
    • Life Skills & Personal Development
    • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
    • Induction, transition and exit
    • Mental & Emotional Wellbeing
    • Player & Parent Voice
  • Support the multi-disciplinary teams’ input to each players’ development.
  • Have a player care presence at 9s-16s training sessions and games.
  • Collate evidence of player care provision to support with youth development rules and EPPP Academy audits.


  • Previous experience working with children
  • FA Safeguarding
  • Enhanced DBS check


  • QTLS or QTS accreditation
  • Previous experience within academy football

Person Specification:

  • Hard working.
  • Clean driving license.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Evening and weekend availability aligned to the schoolboys training and games programmes.

Salary: £10.42 per hour. 20 hours per week.

All staff must be aware of all safeguarding and equity and diversity issues, along with all academy and club policies, rules and regulations.  We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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  • Job Reference: 00000479-1
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Colchester Academy
    Colchester Academy
  • Website:
  • Location: Tiptree
  • Salary: £10.42 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent