Care and Accommodation Providers

  • Norwich City Football Club
  • Remote
  • 03 Mar, 2023
Contractor EFL Hospitality Player Care/Liaison Officer

Job Description

Norwich City Football Club’s Academy are seeking special family homes to provide care and accommodation for our talented young academy players aged between 13 and 18 years of age. Many need to live away from home to undertake training at the Lotus Training Centre and attend Ormiston Victory Academy or City of Norwich School, our partnered education providers.

We pride ourselves on providing the highest standards for our academy which gives our talented young players a chance to thrive and develop their futures. Over the previous seasons we have seen the likes of Max Aarons, Todd Cantwell, Adam Idah and Andrew Omobamidele all graduate from the club’s academy to feature in the first-team. The challenge for the club is to ensure we continue to produce future stars for Norwich City.

Key tasks and responsibilities for care and accommodation providers include:

  • The provision of high-quality standards of care and accommodation
  • emotional and physical support, aimed at encouraging the full potential of each young person
  •  ensuring that our young people are kept safe from harm and abuse.
  • working with the club and those with parental responsibility to promote wellbeing and speak up, where required
  • to work alongside academy staff in evaluating the impact of the care and accommodation provision on you and your family.
  • developing skills required for the role and to complete a mandatory care and accommodation training framework as required.

For this role, Norwich City Academy are seeking people who possess empathetic and caring qualities, excellent interpersonal and communication skills; people who can remain non-judgemental, inclusive, and respectful towards all individuals whilst remaining calm and patient when responding to children and young people’s behaviour.

Care and Accommodation Providers will be offered a one-year contract, on an annual rolling basis. We are also interested in receiving applications from those willing and suitable to provide accommodation on a casual / holiday cover / trial cover basis. 

If you are interested in applying to provide care and accommodation for a Norwich City Football Club Academy player and meet the requirements below, please complete the attached form. Please be aware that following the completion of the form, your application will be reviewed before applicants will be contacted. You will be required to participate in a suitability assessment with club staff before progressing further with the application.


  • Must have a spare room
  • Be over the age of 21
  • Have British citizenship or indefinite leave to remain in the UK
  • Meet our DBS requirements
  • Meet the suitability criteria

We are currently looking for Care and Accommodation Providers who live in the following areas:

Bawburgh, Costessey (Old and New), Cringleford, Drayton, Eaton, Hethersett, Little Melton, Queens Hill, Taverham, Wymondham.