Job Title – Inclusion and Disability Coordinator
Location – Cobham Training Ground
Hours – Full-Time, Permanent (35 hours per week)
As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.
Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.
If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!
About the Team:
Formed in 2010, the Chelsea Foundation is one of the world’s leading football social responsibility programmes. Using the power of sport to empower, educate and encourage, we believe sport can be harnessed to support communities and individuals, both at home and abroad.
The Foundation brings together the Community, Education and International departments, along with the club’s wider charitable, CSR and community activities, and equality programmes.
On top of our outstanding football development projects, the Chelsea Foundation works on a broad range of initiatives focusing on employment, education, social deprivation, crime reduction, youth offending and much more.
What We’re Looking For:
A candidate to coordinate and develop the delivery of all inclusion and disability programmes. Creating inclusive and safe environments for underrepresented groups to play sport, be active, develop and gain accreditation. You will be willing to work flexible hours for this role, including Sunday and other unsocial hours.
Must Haves/qualified by demonstratable experience to the level required:
• A minimum FA Level 1 in Football Coaching.
• Disability Inclusion specific qualifications.
• 2 years’ of experience within the industry field.
• Valid First Aid and Safeguarding Children certificates.
Nice to Haves:
• FA Level 2 in Football Coaching or higher.
• Youth Worker qualification.
• Mental Health First Aid or similar qualification.
• Teaching and/or mentoring qualification.
What We Offer:
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and parental.
If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please get in touch with your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.
Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.