Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club has an exciting opportunity for a Grounds Workshop Assistant to join the team. Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing Salary: Salary dependant on skills & experience Hours: 40 hours per week to worked flexibly over 5 days to include evenings and weekends Job Type: Permanent Deadline Day: 14th October 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. Grounds Workshop Assistant – The Role: Are you solution minded with great attention to detail and a passion for agricultural engineering? Then come and play your part at the Albion! This is a fantastic opportunity to join our hardworking grounds maintenance team and support our workshop manager in the day-to-day management of the grounds team machinery and equipment. Grounds Workshop Assistant – Key Responsibilities: Your day-to-day duties will include all aspects of servicing, repairs and maintenance of the grounds department machinery and you’ll be required to carry out administration in relation to the work carried out to ensure records are kept up to date. The role will be varied to include carrying out work at our elite training ground, world-class stadium and other Club associated grounds and facilities. We need a team player as in busy periods you may be required to work alongside the grounds team to carry out pitch maintenance work! Grounds Workshop Assistant – You: It is desirable for the successful candidate to hold the following qualifications: – Agricultural engineering technician level 2 certification or equivalent – N.P.T.C. PA1 certificate in pesticide usage or prepared to receive this training – Certification in the use of industrial/rough terrain truck operation or prepared to receive this training – Qualified first aider and/or have received training in other first aid techniques The ideal candidate will be a member of the Grounds Manager Association, but don’t worry if you aren’t as the Club can support your membership! You will also need to be willing to undertake a basic DBS CRC (criminal background check) if successful. Grounds Workshop Assistant – Treat People Well – Exceed Expectations – Aim High. Never Give Up – Act with Integrity – Make it Special Grounds Workshop Assistant – Benefits: – 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 including eye care and health & fitness – Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses – Club pension scheme – Group life protection Grounds Workshop Assistant – 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. Grounds Workshop Assistant – 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. Grounds Workshop Assistant – 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 application for this exciting Grounds Workshop Assistant opportunity, please press ‘Apply’ now to be redirected to our website.