Academy Driver

Birmingham City Football Club
12 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title:Academy Driver
Department:Academy / Operations
Location:Wast Hills Training Ground, Kings Norton, Birmingham
Hours of work:Casual Contract
Salary:National Minimum Wage
Application Closing Date: 31.10.2018

Core Responsibilities:

Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.Have consistently high standards.Communicate and engage with parents/guardians where appropriate. Attend all professional development events.Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal process. Monitor the wellbeing of Academy players at all times liaising with the Safeguarding Services Manager where required.
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding and Health & Safety Policies and Procedures at all times.
  • Transport Responsibilities:

    • Safe & timely transportation academy players to and from training and matches.
    • Liaising with Academy Transport & Matchday Coordinator with regards to driving schedule.
    • Ensuring the wellbeing of Academy players at all times whilst under your supervision; liaising with the Club’s Safeguarding Services Manager on all safeguarding related matters.
    • Liaising with parents and third parties associated with the Academy Programme.
    • Ensuring the Academy vehicles are kept tidy and well maintained at all times.
    • Maintaining records required for compliance with legal and Club regulations, including driver’s log of hours and vehicle mileage log books.
    • Promptly communicate and delays to the Transport & Matchday Coordinator in regards to breakdowns, weather conditions, traffic or other emergencies.
    • Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.
    • Safe and legal operation of a company vehicles at all times.
    • Safe and timely transportation of company goods.


    Essential requirements:

    • Possession of a full UK driving licence that allows the use of 18 seat minibuses (maximum of 3 points on current UK driving licence)
    • Punctual and reliable
    • Ability to deliver excellent customer service and the ability to deal with challenging customer service scenarios
    • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
    • Good geographical knowledge of the surrounding areas
    • Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

    Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applicants from all sectors of the community.

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