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PROJECT WORKER
Full Time, Fixed Term until August 2023

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities for disadvantaged young people and adults to maximise their potential to achieve.

The Role

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be involved in Premier League and English Football League Trust funded projects and to be a positive role model to children and young people. The role will include:

  • Delivering a range of MFC Foundation projects focusing on delivery of literacy, numeracy, pshe and sport within partner primary schools across the Tees Valley
  • Delivering a range of scripted educational workshops including, but not limited to, primary schools, secondary schools and specialist and/or alternative provision
  • Being an effective team member, whilst also representing MFCF’s core values, mission and vision at all times
  • Liaising and building professional relationships with class teachers within schools
  • Supporting project coordinators in ensuring all project targets are met
  • Carrying out administrative duties as necessary, including maintaining accurate attendance registers, planning of lessons and assessments of performance
  • Contributing towards the evaluation of projects and ensuring monitoring systems are consistently maintained
  • Delivering collapsed curriculum days and extracurricular clubs
  • Demonstrating effective and consistent safeguarding and health and safety practices at all times

The role will be based at the Herlingshaw Centre in Eston, although there will be a requirement to work/visit a variety of locations on a regular basis. Hours of work are 37.5 hrs per week, predominantly weekday; however, evening and weekend working will also be required to support wider Foundation projects.

Candidates should:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Have experience of delivering lessons and workshops in an educational setting to both children and adults.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills together with good organisational skills and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Be qualified to at least FA Level One in Football Coaching or equivalent, plus multi-sport qualifications and a degree/teaching qualification would also be desirable.
  • Have knowledge of using a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office.
  • Possess an Emergency First Aid Certificate and Certificate in Safeguarding, or be willing to work towards.
  • Have a high regard for equality and diversity and be able to apply this within a quality service delivery.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).  Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

To apply, please request an application form and Job Description to recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  January 21st 2022

MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

MFCF is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

THE FOLLOWING ARE VACANCIES WITHIN MIDDLESBROUGH FOOTBALL CLUB NOT THE FOUNDATION

HEAD OF ACADEMY SCIENCE AND CONDITIONING

(Full Time)

Middlesbrough Football Club is seeking a Head of Academy Science and Conditioning to join their Category 1 Academy.  Based at the club’s first-class training ground near the beautiful village of Hurworth near Darlington, the main purpose of this role is the overall responsibility for the creation of all sports science initiatives for the Academy. To implement and monitor individual specific programmes in accordance with each phase of the EPPP development pathway and to work alongside the Academy medical department to ensure appropriate athletic development and ongoing physical and mental development of all players.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct line management of all science and strength and conditioning staff within the Academy.
  • Responsible for the on-field fitness of all Academy players.
  • Responsible for the assessment and loading of all academy players and for the education of all relevant staff in relation to the positive and negative impact of this loading.
  • Use of GPS data to influence training for individuals and teams.
  • Provide all registered Academy players with appropriate conditioning programmes and rehabilitation based upon individual and group needs and physical requirements, in accordance with level of development and injury status.
  • Continually monitor physical development in accordance with the level of development through each phase.
  • Liaise closely with the Academy medical department on individual pathology to enable appropriate programmes to be implemented.
  • Offer individual guidance throughout all phases on a variety of physical parameters including movement, posture, stability, diet and nutrition.
  • Ensure that all data is kept up to date and stored securely and confidentially and provide regular reports and updates to the relevant Department Heads.
  • Maintain and comply with current regulations and protocols relating to Safeguarding.

Candidates should:

  • Have experience of working in a football environment in the area of fitness and conditioning at youth or senior level
  • Possess a qualification at degree level in BSc Sports/Exercise Science
  • Master’s in science relevant to this role would be preferred.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of strength and conditioning, physical development and youth development.
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of prehabilitation and rehabilitation techniques.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the associated physiology of growth and maturation throughout each phase of development.
  • Coaching methods and coaching skills and the implementation of these and the relevance to performance as well as injury
  • Strong operational ability with an attention to detail in order to achieve optimum fitness of players.
  • Have proven people skills and with the ability to provide clear leadership.
  • Already have the right to work in the UK

This role can give access to privileged information at all levels, where a high level of confidentiality has to be maintained. A flexible approach to working hours is essential as working evenings and weekends is a requirement of this role as well as an attendance at both home and away fixtures.

The salary for the role will be discussed with shortlisted candidates. This role falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).   Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form quoting ref ASC/MFC

CLOSING DATE: Monday January 31st 2022

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.   

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

ACADEMY PHYSIOTHERAPIST/SPORTS THERAPIST
Full Time

Middlesbrough Football Club is seeking a qualified Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist to join their Category 1 Academy.  Based at the club’s first-class training ground near the beautiful village of Hurworth near Darlington, the main purpose of this role is to facilitate the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and referrals of injuries throughout the Academy pathway (U9-U23).

 Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement the Academy Physiotherapy Programme and ensure all Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) requirements are met.
  • Assist the Senior academy physiotherapist in the development, implementation, supervision and review of medical treatment for all players.
  • Assist in the delivery of and give advice regarding medical services based within the Academy, in addition to making clinical and operational decisions when required.
  • Assist in the appointment and supervision of sessional members of the medical team when appropriate, eg chiropractors, masseurs and podiatrists.
  • To provide pitch side cover during training and matches, including the provision of physiotherapy/sports therapy and emergency aid as required.
  • Working closely with the medical team to develop a holistic performance improvement/injury prevention programme to include testing, intervention and review.
  • Ensure medical records and databases are kept up to date and to maintain and comply with current regulations and protocols relating to Safeguarding.

 Candidates should:

  • Hold a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy and have experience within an elite sport environment.
  • Possess the Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF) qualification or willing to work towards it.
  • Have extensive knowledge of treating professional footballers and youth players and have a sound understanding of common injuries in football throughout the 3 development phases and an understanding of how to reduce the occurrence
  • Possess excellent IT, presentation and written communication skills with the ability to provide clear leadership
  • Already have the right to work in the UK

The salary for the role is £28,000 per annum and this role also falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).   Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form

CLOSING DATE: Friday January 28th 2022

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.   

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

ACADEMY PERFORMANCE ANALYST
Full Time

Middlesbrough Football Club are looking to recruit a Performance Analyst for their Category 1 Academy, based at the club’s Training Ground at Hurworth, near Darlington.

THE ROLE

  • Responsible for supporting all phases of our Academy in the field of performance analysis
  • Providing subsequent reports to a variety of staff in accordance with the players’ individual learning plans, the club syllabus/philosophy and performance plan and ensuring all players have access to their own performances
  • Providing individual clips and supporting training sessions in all phases
  • Applying the principles of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) to the area of performance analysis

CANDIDATES MUST:

  • Have proven experience in working in an elite sporting environment, in the field of performance analysis, preferably in elite football
  • Be experienced in using performance analysis & editing software (Sportscode, Hudl, Coach Paint/ studio, Wyscout, iMovie, keynote) with strong computer literacy skills with particular reference to Apple Mac software
  • Have an interest and strong knowledge of football and tactical systems
  • Have experience in data management and handling large data sets using Microsoft Excel
  • Possess knowledge of a variety of analysis software and have the ability to present and report
  • Have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work to deadlines and be self-motivated to meet individual targets
  • Have a passion for developing young athletes and thrive on the challenges of working in professional sport
  • Be flexible to working hours to facilitate meeting all the demands of the role including evening and weekend commitments
  • Have an understanding of safeguarding when working with young people
  • Possess a full driving licence, use of a vehicle and be eligible to work in the UK

The salary for the role will be discussed with shortlisted candidates.

This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).  Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form. Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: Wednesday January 19th 2022

Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday January 24th 2022

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

RETAIL SALES ASSISTANT
Part Time – 20 hours

Middlesbrough Football Club are currently looking for a part-time retail sales assistant to work within the retail team to offer excellent customer service and after-sales care to our supporters. The role is primarily based within the retail store, however, you may be expected to work within other areas of the club as required.

This can be a highly pressurised and fast-paced environment and main duties will include:-

  • Assisting customers with sales and queries in the retail store
  • Operating the shirt pressing service
  • Till operation and serving customers at the cash and wrap point
  • Updating the stock control system
  • Receiving and checking deliveries
  • Tagging and displaying merchandise
  • Providing sales and after sales service in the e-commerce department
  • Cashing up and balancing the till at the end of every shift in compliance with the Company Till Operating Procedure
  • Additional retail and administration duties.

Candidates should:

  • Have retail or e-commerce experience
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Be well organised and be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Be confident and resilient and be able to deal with a variety of customers
  • Be able to work under pressure whilst remaining calm, friendly, and professional
  • Be able to work individually or as part of a team
  • Have Maths and English at grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Be prepared to be flexible to the needs of the business and be able to respond to changes at short notice
  • Be available to work first team home matches, including evening games and some non-match Saturdays
  • Preferably hold a driving license

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form quoting Ref. RSA/MFC

CLOSING DATE: Thursday February 10th 2022

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

CLEANING OPERATIVE
Part Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Middlesbrough Football Club, for a part-time cleaning operative to join our dedicated facilities team at the Riverside Stadium.

THE ROLE

The role involves working approximately 16 hours per week over 5 days, starting at 7am. Successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring the stadium offices, hospitality areas and concourse are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness at all times.

CANDIDATES MUST:

  • Be flexible, hardworking and be able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Have exceptional standards with good attention to detail.
  • Be familiar with COSHH and risk assessments.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Ideally, have previous cleaning experience.

The rate of pay is set at the national minimum wage. If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty please send your CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk.

Closing Date: Monday January 31st 2022

If you haven’t been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful. 

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

CATERING & HOSPITALITY MATCHDAY STAFF REQUIRED

INCLUDING MATCHDAY CHEFS….

Boro are currently recruiting for individuals to join as matchday/casual chefs who will form part of the team responsible for the preparation, cooking and presentation of the food served within many of the hospitality suites on match day.

They are looking for individuals who are a team player, friendly, enthusiastic, professional and able to work in a fast-paced environment and who would be available for our key home games, including some evening games. They are looking for individuals who have a qualification in food preparation (or equivalent) and have experience of working within a catering environment. A competitive rate of pay will be offered.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form, quoting Ref. MFC/MC

CLOSING DATE: 26 January 2022

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.   

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES….

KITCHEN PORTER
Match Day Staff

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Middlesbrough Football Club for a Kitchen Porter/Operative to join their dedicated kitchen team at the Riverside Stadium.

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Chef, you will be working in a busy kitchen within the stadium to ensure the highest standard of cleanliness and safety as well as ensuring compliance with all aspects of the Food Hygiene Regulations.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring all equipment, cutlery and crockery is cleaned, restocked and stored safety in the relevant areas
  • Sweeping/mopping floors and maintaining the cleanliness of all kitchen areas
  • Collecting, moving and storing deliveries
  • Basic food preparation
  • Disposing of waste material, ensuring high levels of hygiene in waste areas
  • Maintaining stock levels of chemical cleaning products
  • Attend all appropriate briefings and training sessions, as required
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures

The role involves working all league and cup games, working approximately 6 -10 hours per matchday, which can include evenings, with a standard Saturday game starting from 11.30 am until approx. 19.00 pm.  The rate of pay is set at the National Minimum Wage

CANDIDATES MUST:

  • Be flexible, hardworking, pro-active and be able to work within a fast-paced matchday environment, working to strict and high standard cleaning deadlines
  • Ideally, have previous experience within a working kitchen
  • Possess a high regard for health and safety and be familiar with COSHH and risk assessments
  • Be eligible to work in the UK

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty please send your CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk.

 Closing Date: Friday February 4th 2022

If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful.

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

The Boro are very proud of their Operations Team at the Riverside Stadium. They strive for excellence in the workplace and expect high standards of professionalism and a strong work ethic from their staff, which ultimately delivers a first-class customer experience to matchday guests and supporters.

They are looking for additional motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals to join them in the following roles:-

HOSPITALITY
BAR SERVICE STAFF (aged 18+)

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE STAFF

FOOD & BEVERAGE TEAM LEADERS (aged 18+)

CONCOURSE
BAR STAFF (aged 18+)

KIOSK STAFF

FOOD PRODUCTION STAFF

If you’d like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please email your CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk indicating which role(s) you are interest in.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Sunday January 23rd 2022

SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES will be invited to a Recruitment Assessment Event on the evenings of either Wednesday January 12th 2022 or Monday January 24th 2022

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES from the Assessment Event will be asked to attend an induction on Thursday January 27th 2022 to start work on Saturday January 29th 2022

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups