An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Grounds person to join our dedicated team.
You will have proven grounds experience along with a recognised Turf Maintenance (NVQ Level 2) or equivalent qualification .
PA1, PA2 & PA6 Safe use of pesticides qualifications are desirable. Previous work experience within an elite sporting environment would be advantageous.
Working between our Training Ground and stadium you will have a flexible approach to working hours and tasks. This position will involve working weekends, including match days.
This is an excellent opportunity to progress your skills in an environment which encourages continued development and strives for the highest standards. A driving licence is desirable.
The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.
Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants for employment will be regarded equally and will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin
These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post.
Hours of work 37.5 a week
If you are interested in this position, please apply with a CV and covering letter via indeed
The successful applicant will have:
Full Driving Licence (preferably clean)
Two Employment references to include the most recent employer
Rotherham United Football Club is a diverse organisation that values difference and recognises that people with different backgrounds, skills, attitudes and experiences bring fresh ideas and perceptions. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all players, officials, staff, fans, members of the community, partners and other stakeholders according to their individual needs. Discrimination on the grounds of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin or political belief has no place within the Club.
Rotherham United is committed to providing each employee, potential employee, customer and service-users equality of opportunity across all areas of the club’s operation. Rotherham United will ensure that equality practices are integral to every process and create an inclusive and positive environment for all.
The Club also takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk are safeguarded at all times when engaging in Club activities or services. The Club has numerous Safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines to support this and expects all employees to adopt such policies and practices at all times.
Identified positions within the Club may be subject to receipt of an acceptable Disclosure and Barring Service, in line with the Clubs Safeguarding policies as well as any other condition stipulated by law. The Club adheres to strict guidelines, policies and procedures when recruiting staff who work with children and /or adults at risk and is committed to ensuring staff receive appropriate safeguarding training suitable to their role/s. Successful applicants are expected to share the Club’s approach to Safeguarding at all times.
Interviewees are required to bring proof of ID to the first interview (valid passport OR birth certificate and NI card) along with proof of right to work I the UK (if applicable). ID documents must be original, photocopies will not be accepted.
Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants for employment will be regarded equally and will be given equal opportunities irrespective of race, colour, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or ethnic origin.
In line with EFL policy RUFC welcomes applications from candidates of BAME backgrounds and our interview process will encompass the BAME regulations if applicable to the role.
Outlined above is the specific compliance requirements for the role and the employment offer is subject to all employment checks being completed. We may also view social media sites of any potential employee.
Job Type: Permanent
- Grounds Person: 3 years (Preferred)
- Driving License (Required)
- Able to work days, evenings and weekends (Required)
- proven grounds experience/ recognised Turf NVQ (Required)
- PA1, PA2 & PA6 Safe use of pesticides qualifications (Required)
To apply for the role, please click HERE.
You can also apply via Pitchcare HERE.