Job Title: Manager (Reserve Team)

Responsible to: Managing Director & Committee

Job Type: Voluntary

The Role:

This is primarily a coaching role within the senior set up at Hull City Ladies FC, specifically working within the Reserve Team.

This role requires someone with a clear passion for the long-term development of talented football players, helping to create a pathway in senior football from a player leaving the academy to joining the reserve team, and then from the reserve team to the first team at Hull City Ladies FC.

Due to the nature of the Reserve Team, for this role you will need to be able to commit to 2 coaching sessions during the week (in the evening) and games on a Sunday.

  • An ability to manage, motivate and coach a reserve-team squad whilst also maintaining the club’s sustainability off the field.
  • An ability to build and manage an effective coaching/support team.
  • An ability to recruit, retain, and develop players.
  • An ability to recruit, retain and develop coaches and assistants.
  • A role model for code of conduct behaviours in the game and highly supportive of standards for equality, diversity, and inclusion in line with FA guidelines.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To effectively coach, manage and mentor and develop the performance of players within the Reserve Team.
  • Liaise with Safeguarding and Welfare regards any issues of Players.
  • Arrive at training and match venue in good time to prepare for the session / match.
  • Ensure you have all necessary equipment prior to the session / match.
  • Abide by the Staff Handbook and policies at all times (including Coaches Code of Conduct).
  • To liaise with the Coaches and Assistant Manager to help plan, prepare and deliver detailed individual plans and sessions.
  • Monthly meetings between management staff and occasionally the Committee will take place to evaluate, plan and feedback progress and any issues that arise.
  • To liaise where appropriate with the Academy Manager  to facilitate development and experiential opportunities for the club’s Academy players
  • Great communication with players, staff, and club committee representatives.
  • To attend all training sessions and provide high quality coaching.
  • To attend all scheduled games.
  • Great communication with players, staff, and club committee representatives.

General Responsibilities:

  • Be an ambassador of Hull City Ladies FC, portraying a professional image at all times.
  • Treat all colleagues equally ensuring respectful positive outcomes across all communications.
  • Perform other duties as required, which are considered relevant to the post and to the objectives of HCLFC

Adhere to and abide by all HCLFC policies, procedures and guidelines especially remembering responsibilities to others under:

– Equal opportunities and dignity at work policies

– Health & Safety policy and

– Safeguarding

This post is subject to enhanced disclosure.

Essential Skills:

Knowledge

  • Knowledge and strategic understanding of women’s football clubs in the FA Women’s Reserve League
  • Passion for women’s football and sport
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding
  • Knowledge of whole game system

Experience

  • Experience of operating in positions of leadership
  • Established networks
  • Experience of coaching and managing a first team
  • Experience of delivering high level coaching at in Women’s football

Technical Skills

  • Leadership skills
  • Strategic management
  • B licence coaching certificate or working towards B licence
  • Safeguarding Certificate
  • First Aid Trained

Other information:

Hull City Ladies FC is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassments and in which all decisions are based on merit. It is pertinent to mention that female coaches are under-represented and we would welcome applications from any interested parties. Coach mentoring and support will be provided and supported by the First Team managers.

It is our policy to treat all workers and job applicants equally and fairly irrespective of their sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, culture, religion, age or disability.

This document is a guide only and should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline induction of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of changing needs of the organisation.

How to apply :

Please send a covering letter, your CV and 2 references for the attention of Club Secretary Alex Robinson by email to: Secretary@hullcityladies.com The closing date for this post is 10/07/2022, 12PM midday. Interviews will take place starting W/C 11/07/2022.