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Vacancy: Academy Player Care Officer

20 March 2023


Vacancy: Academy Player Care Officer

20 March 2023

Morecambe Football Club is looking to recruit a Player Care Officer within the Club’s Category 3 Academy

This is a permanent position, minimum 32 hours per week (includes evening and weekend working.) We welcome applications for those who want to consider a job share/part time position or in combination with another role.

To lead, develop and deliver a comprehensive player care package in support of our U9-U18 players.

To work alongside Academy colleagues to achieve positive outcomes personally and within their academy journey.

Contribute to the long-term strategic direction of the Academy`s Player Care Provision, in partnership with the wider club, working alongside appropriate staff.

(Please refer to the Job Description for full details of this role.)

Salary: £21-25K pa, dependent on experience (pro rata)



Morecambe Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. The above post requires an Enhanced Criminal Records Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checking service. We fully comply with the DBS Code of Practice and Safeguarding Children Policy/Regulations.

The above post is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by a CRC should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment and selection process.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the Club Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy, which is available here:

Morecambe Football Club is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity.

Applications are to be sent to:

Applicants are requested to submit their completed application form, together with a letter of application, setting-out how you meet the criteria for the role.  Please state the position you wish to apply for. Please note that only applications submitted using the required form will be considered.

For more information or an informal chat about the role please contact Sally O’Donnell (Head of Safeguarding & Player Care) on 07734 663 171.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th April 2023.

Interviews will take place w/c 17th April 2023.

Only applicants invited for interview will be contacted.

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