Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Head Grounds Person to join the team. Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing Salary: Salary dependant on skills & experience Hours: 40 hours per week to be worked across 5 days per week to include some weekends Job Type: Permanent Deadline Day: 16th July 2021 Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club? Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women’s Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000 seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women’s Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football. Deputy Head Grounds Person – The Role: Are you looking to join one of the Souths leading Premier League football clubs? Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club are now recruiting for a deputy head grounds person to support the grounds team at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre in Lancing. This is a great opportunity to join our hardworking grounds maintenance team, who have the huge responsibility of making sure the pitches at our elite training facility are at the highest possible standard, ready for our players to train. Deputy Head Grounds Person – What does the day to day look like? This role will be responsible for supervising the senior grounds persons and wider grounds team, based at the training ground. The successful candidate will work closely with the head of grounds maintenance, workshop manager and another deputy head ground person to ensure work carried out to the training pitches and associated grounds and facilities is done to meet standards and deadlines. Deputy Head Grounds Person – What we need: Ideally the successful candidate will hold the following: – Have or working towards a Sports Turf Management qualification to a minimum level 3 certification PA1, PA6 and PA2A certificates in Pesticide Usage – Qualified first aider and/or have received training in other first aid techniques – A member of the Grounds Manager Association – Certificated in the driving and operation of agricultural motor vehicles – Be willing to undertake a basic DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check) Deputy Head Grounds Person – Our values: – Treat People Well – Exceed Expectations – Aim High – Never Give Up – Act with Integrity – Make it Special Deputy Head Grounds Person – Benefits: In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to: – Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs) – Free onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel) – Travel discounts – Discounts at the Club superstore – Health benefits – Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses – Club pension scheme – Group life protection Deputy Head Grounds Person – Disability Confident: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team. Deputy Head Grounds Person – Equality Statement: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. Deputy Head Grounds Person – Safeguarding Statement: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To submit your CV for this exciting Deputy Head Grounds Person opportunity, please press ‘Apply’ now to be redirected to our website.
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