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 BARNSLEY FC STREET TEAM

The Reds are introducing a new ‘Street Team’, who will be present at each Oakwell home game to enhance the experience of both home and visiting supporters, as well as helping with community-orientated events and entertainment.

This opportunity is perfectly suited for students currently in education at either college or university searching for work experience within a professional sports organisation.

Members of the ‘Street Team’ will ideally be confident and outgoing, not shying away from interacting with the Barnsley FC community. An understanding of Barnsley FC and football isn’t necessarily required, but would be advantageous. The successful candidates will also be enthusiastic, motivated individuals with good communication skills.

 What would you be doing?

 Due to the nature of this role, the expectations and tasks may vary depending on the event. However, on the whole the individual will be expected to.

  • To assist with the planning and implementation of match-day activations in the Family Stand and in other areas of Oakwell.
  • To execute all half-time entertainment at Oakwell.
  • To be ‘the face’ of Barnsley FC. Answering questions, directing to local amenities and ensuring all fans have a positive experience.
  • To be proactive, adaptable and assist on the wider strategy of long-term marketing plans.
  • To conduct market research as and when required.

Volunteers will be given their own Barnsley FC uniform along with match tickets to watch the game following the completion of their duties.

All applications must be made by way of a cover letter and CV sent either by email to Marketing@barnsleyfc.co.uk or post c/o Andrew Clark, Marketing, Barnsley Football Club, Oakwell Stadium, Grove Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 1ET.

PHYSIOTHERAPIST


Job title: Physiotherapist

Salary: £30k per annum

Full time: 35+ hours per week (flexibility with days and times of work is essential)

Contract type: Permanent

Barnsley Football Club encourage equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and suitably qualified Physiotherapist to join our First Team medical department, working closely with medical staff, coaches and players.

The successful candidate will assist the Lead Physiotherapist in providing medical provision for first team players including clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injured players for both training and match days.

Candidates must be a HCPC registered Physiotherapist with proven postgraduate experience of working in an elite sporting environment.

This role requires a passion for working in sport, flexibility, and willingness to work non-standard hours in accordance with the needs of the Club. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to build professional relationships.

If you have the specific qualifications, experience, and desired personal attributes to successfully fulfil this role, please ensure that your application details how you would match our requirements. Further information regarding the role, and the personal and professional attributes we require, is contained in the job description and person specification for the role. Any additional information is available on request.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter to jean.hall@barnsleyfc.co.uk by 12pm on 24th August 2021.


FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

 

ACADEMY HEAD OF SPORTS SCIENCE & MEDICINE

 

Reporting to: First Team Head of Sports Science

Hours: Full time in accordance with Academy training and fixture schedule. Due to the nature of the post, evening and weekend work will be required.

Essential & Desirable qualifications/pre-requisites Essential:

Must be a holder of a BSc/BA in Sports Science and MSc/MRes/MPhil in Sports Science (or other relevant discipline) from a recognised university. Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) or equivalent/higher qualification.

Relevant experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team.

Use current and evidenced based methods to fulfil sports science delivery and duties.

Clear enhanced DBS check.

Experience of using GPS data to influence training and periodisation cycles. 5+ years working in a team sporting environment and the understanding of sport performance and injury prevention.

Excellent IT skills and competent in the use of IT software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint/Keynote.

Must hold a valid driver’s license.

Desirable:

Registration, or working towards accreditation with BASES or an equivalent governing body.

Have attended the following workshops run by the UKSCA: (i) Foundation Workshop & Certification; (ii) Weightlifting; (iii) Plyometric Agility & Speed; and (iv) Planning Effective Programmes.

Relevant professional qualifications (UKSCA, NSCA, NASM etc.). Relevant experience of working within professional football.

Managed or taken a lead role in a Sports Science department

All applicants must meet the essential criteria on the job specification.



FULL JOB DESCRIPTION                    APPLICATION FORM

 

CATERING POSTIONS

We are now recruiting the following positions for the 2021/2022 season.

  • Restaurant Team Leader
  • Experienced Bar Staff
  • Waiting Staff
  • Match Day Concourse Staff

All applicants must 16+. All Bar Staff must be 18+.

If you are interested in any of the above please specify the role applying for and send in a current CV to oakwellevents@barnsleyfc.co.uk

 

ACADEMY LEAD GOALKEEPER COACH

 

Barnsley Football Club is hiring an Academy Lead Goalkeeper Coach.

Salary: Competitive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the academy at Barnsley Football Club as the Academy Lead Goalkeeper Coach. Using the football club’s philosophies, you will have the opportunity to lead and deliver appropriate and challenging tasks and activities in helping develop young professional Goalkeepers. You will work close within the multidisciplinary team to deliver current and up to date strategies to; enhance an athlete’s ability to perform, prevent injuries and meet the football club’s ambitions to improve. The right candidate should be enthusiastic to want to improve themselves and others around them. Overall, bringing a positive mindset to a challenging, athletic environment.

All applicants must meet the essential criteria on the job specification.

Closing date: 31st August 2021 | Interview Dates: 6th – 9th September 2021

Barnsley Football Club is 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 partnerships.

Due to the nature of the position applicants, will be in contact with children and we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If interested, please send the below listed documents to BFC Academy at the following address: academy@barnsleyfc.co.uk with reference to position: ALGK

  1. Cover Sheet (click to download)
  2. Covering Letter
  3. CV

Reporting to: Academy Manager/First Team Goalkeeper Coach

Hours: Full time in accordance with Academy training and fixture schedule. Due to the nature of the post, evening and weekend work will be required.

Essential qualifications/pre-requisites

  • Up to date UEFA B Licence
  • Up to date FA Goalkeeping Coaching B Licence.
  • FA Youth Awards (Modules 1, 2 and 3)
  • Current DBS certification (Enhanced)
  • Current Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF)
  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop Certification
  • Member of FA Licence Club (current and up to date including CPD hours)
  • Experience of working in the PDP, YDP and FP phases

Desirable

  • Working toward FA Advanced Youth Award and achieved by the end of 2021/22 season (evidence needed of enrolment on course)
  • Competent in the use of the Performance Management Application toolkit
  • Familiar with and experience of Athlete Monitoring Software

Key responsibilities

Main tasks

  • Reporting to the Senior PDP; Head of Academy Coaching and 1st team GK coach on all aspects relating to individual and squad development with regard to Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
  • Liaising with the Senior PDP and the first-team Head Coach and contributing to The Technical Board and the Academy Management Team in identifying appropriate and club pathways into the first team environment
  • Liaising with the Head of Academy Coaching and creating and implementing on a day-to-day basis the GK Coaching Curriculum for the FP, YDP and PDP
  • Manage the transition of Academy goalkeepers between age groups and development phases and on and into to the Club’s senior squad in accordance with the Club’s coaching and playing philosophies
  • Contribute to the Multi-disciplinary reviews of Academy goalkeepers in the
  • FP, YDP and PDP including the application of Sport Science methods and Individual Learning Plans
  • Attend the Games Programme and work and guide goalkeepers in pre and post-match preparation and analysis

Specific tasks

Deliver the Academy Goalkeeping Coaching curriculum across all development phases including:

  • Align the Goalkeeping coaching, game and playing philosophies with first-team activities ensuring smooth transitions via player pathways
  • Implement a transitional model that creates, monitors and tracks Goalkeepers that move through the player pathway
  • Contribute to Goalkeeper profiling that identifies player traits and characteristics applicable to development outcomes
  • Develop Goalkeeper competencies within technical, tactical, psychological, physiological and social aspects of learning through individualised learning plans
  • Create, develop and implement Goalkeeping strategies that align with the whole-club approach for both development and competitive fixtures
  • Upload detailed Goalkeeper information into the PMA’s Performance Clock in line with Premier and Football League benchmark requirements
  • Generate individualised learning plans, objectives and outcomes within a multi-disciplinary approach
  • Divide, segment and create learning blocks and periodisation that relate to macro, meso and micro delivery cycles that support player learning
  • Ensure effective match preparation and attention to detail is planned in advance with measurable objectives forming part of the planning
  • Build performance analysis within evaluative and reflective practices that supports improvement planning and feedback processes for both training models and games
  • Effectively manage the ‘working week’ with regard to training models, the integration of sport science, Goalkeeper specific sessions and transition between age-groups and phases

Person specification

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and is committed to achieving agreed objectives within Elite Performance Player Planning
  • Effective at preparing, planning and implementing coaching curriculums and schedules that are aligned with whole-club objectives for producing young talented football players
  • A dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual that is able to relate to young people engaged in player pathways within a mentoring and supportive role
  • Proactive decision maker with excellent communication skills that is able to effectively communicate across all departments within a multi-disciplinary approach
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work and maintaining standards in line with the responsiveness needed for delivering against the club’s football objectives
  • Is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths and areas for improvement that identifies improvement strategies to both support coaching, game understanding and player development
  • Displays a high level of confidentiality and is able to contribute to senior management activities and meetings in a professional manner and fully participates in club activities that support the profiling of the club
  • Accurate reporting and attention to detail in both written and verbal communication and able to represent the club professionally and competently at all times
  • Displays a deep knowledge and experience of coaching and games and is able to transfer and communicate information in an informative and constructive manner
  • Understands the importance about Health & Safety principles and practice and safeguarding in supporting young people through their football-related pathway

 

ASSISTANT GROUNDSPERSON

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our groundskeeping team here at Oakwell.

THE ROLE
The Assistant Groundsperson would be experienced in looking after professional and academy pitches and keeping them to a high standard; there is also a 3G all-weather pitch which would need preparing and maintaining on a regular basis.

Assistant Groundsperson should qualified to at least NVQ level 2 in sport turf or equivalent.

Duties include mowing/rolling and marking out pitches, fertilising, repairing divots and maintaining banking areas.

37.5 hours per week plus match days.

Salary dependant on experience.

SAFEGUARDING
Barnsley Football Club ensure that the best possible staff are recruited based on their merits, abilities and suitability for the position.

We ensure that the Club meets its commitment to safeguarding by promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

DBS
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups. The DBS decides whether it is suitable for a person to be placed on or removed from a barred list.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
Barnsley Football Club ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently.

We ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex, or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, disability or age.

RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK
Barnsley Football Club ensure that applicants are entitled to work in the UK without approvals and have the appropriate documentation to validate this.

Closing date for applications is 13 September 2021
Please send covering letter and CV to: dave.anderson@barnsleyfc.co.uk