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Dulwich Hamlet Women’s Reserves F.C Reserve Team Assistant Manager

  • Job title: Dulwich Hamlet Women’s Reserves F.C Reserve Team Assistant Manager
  • Salary: TBC
  • Hours: Various
  • Job Location: DHFC Training Centre (SE22 8TX)
  • Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2024

Dulwich Hamlet Women’s Reserves play in the London and South East Regional Women's Division 1 North league (Tier 6). The reserves team assistant manager will work closely with the reserves manager and volunteer coaches. They will also be part of the wider women’s coaching set up.

We are looking for an assistant manager with a coaching ethos that is inclusive, enjoyable, positive and supportive and aligns with the club’s values, philosophy and overarching strategy for women’s football at the club. 

The team trains once a week on Wednesdays (could potentially be twice a week) in the Dulwich area and home matches are at the Training Pitch (SE22 8TX). 

Role and responsibilities                                                                            

  1. Team management, training and matches 
  • Understand and support the development and implementation of the playing strategy and tactics for the team through training sessions and match days. 
  • Proactively plan and deliver aspects of training sessions that include outcomes, game design and specific coaching points and integrate roles for other coaches. 
  • Support the reserves manager on match day including selection, tactics, equipment and warm up, and managing the game.  
  • Support the reserves manager on recruitment of new players to ensure a full squad is available and is aligned with the goals of the Reserves team. 
  • Step in for the reserves manager in delivering training and matches when they are on leave.  
  • Ensure the playing staff understand and follow the club's code of conduct both on and off the pitch.
  1. Player development 
  • Support players to understand the objectives of the team and their role. 
  • Support players to develop and achieve their individual goals.
  • Prioritize and support player development and progression. 
  1. Administration
  • Support reserves manager on administration where needed, for example ensuring the completion of FA full-time match reporting in a timely manner. 
  • Support communications and media team by servicing requests for interviews, content and updates. 
  • Support reserves manager to ensure all players are kept up to date with the training and match schedule and understand and comply with their attendance requirements.
  • Reporting and escalating any issues such as safeguarding or breaches of the club’s code of conduct. 
  1. Club 
  • Input into the development of the women’s football strategy and objectives as a member of the women’s coaching set up and participate in check-in meetings on progress during the season. 
  • Represent the club and demonstrate and maintain its values of inclusion, community, and enjoyment.    

 

Requirements

  • Experience in coaching a team, ideally a women’s team.
  • Coaching level 2/C Licence, safeguarding and in date first aid qualification.
  • Commitment to the club’s values and a coaching ethos that is inclusive, enjoyable, positive and supportive. 

 

Salary and hours

To be discussed

Please send in a CV and a short cover email setting out your motivation and fit for the role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

VACANCY | Kit Manager (APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED)

  • Job title: Kit Manager
  • Salary: £27,352
  • Hours: Varied (see below)
  • Job Location: Champion Hill + Away Games

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Dulwich Hamlet Football Club as we are seeking to recruit a Full-Time Kit Manager, holding the responsibility for the club's senior teams.  If interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Tuesday 21 May 2024.

Reports to General Manager

Hours of work: Full time, 5 days over 7 with work on evenings, weekends and over bank holidays required.

ROLE OBJECTIVES

To organise, support and service all kit and equipment for training and matches for the Men’s Team and to the highest professional standards and excellence in service. To manage the laundry operation including both the women's teams and agreeing on schedules and delivering all laundered kits to agreed standards.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the team and management training kit equipment requirements such as footballs set at the correct pressure, bibs, cones, poles, mannequins, etc are clean, prepared, set up or delivered to the training or stadium venue for each mens session, ensuring all is clean and prepared for the next training session or match fixture.
  • Prepare and clear players' area for the mens morning training sessions for players and management arrival, this will include duties such as preparing breakfast for players arrival (cereals, toasters, tea urn & fruit)
  • Ensure the correct kit and equipment are provided for all home and away games, and all the necessary warm up kit, playing kit and match balls are laundered, dry, presentable condition and to the standards required by the regulatory authorities.
  • Liaise with the Club Secretary and Womens Secretary for match kit confirmation, timings, rules and other relevant information.
  • Prepare and set out the mens team dressing room and Coaches’ Room ahead of all home and away fixtures and any other requirements directed by the First Team Manager or Club Secretary.
  • Prepare and wash all women’s 1st team and reserve team kit for each fixture for collection by the team’s managers.
  • For mens away games and training sessions off-site, pack and drive the kit van directly to the away venue, ensuring to prepare and set out all warmup, playing kit and equipment prior to the arrival of the players and management. When packing and returning all kit from away games or training facilities, ensure to report any loss or damages to the Club Secretary.
  • Prepare the match officials' room at mens home fixtures with the necessary kit and refreshments.
  • Responsible for providing information on kit quantities, sizes etc to the Club Secretary for ordering playing kit and training kit.
  • To organise kit distribution to all Players and Management staff. This will involve communicating with the first team management and preparing a strategy for the task to be completed efficiently for both Men’s and Women’s teams.
  • To record and monitor stock levels of training and match kit, including completing regular stock checks and reporting inventory to the Club Secretary.
  • Attend all Men’s team fixtures – home and away in both competitive and friendly fixtures. This may involve overnight stays for some away fixtures as directed by the Club Secretary. 
  • Maintain high standards of work, keeping the whole work area of the department clean, neat, tidy and organised. Cleaning duties will include sweeping, mopping, dusting, wiping and general tidying of the management office, changing room (home, away and at training facilities) and kit room.
  • Report any breakages, deep cleaning booking requirements to the General Manager.
  • Responsible for ensuring the kit van is safe for club trips; maintain the Kit Van logbook and liaise with the Club Secretary for all maintenance of the Kit Van e.g. vehicle tax, insurance, cleaning, servicing and repairs.
  • To attend meetings as directed by the First Team Management Staff and the Club Secretary.
  • To undertake their responsibilities with full knowledge and importance of confidentiality and to comply with all Club regulations regarding the code of conduct, policies, procedures, health, safety and security.
  • All other duties that may arise from time to time and fall within the scope of the role.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • A full UK driving license is essential and ability to travel as and when required.
  • Previous kit management experience in a sporting institution, preferably within football.
  • Previous inventory management experience.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and very well-organised and punctual.
  • Good communication skills at all levels.
  • Achieve fixed deadlines and take responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work.
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure.
  • Maintain a high level of discretion and maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the role.
  • Ability to work on all men home and away match days, which will necessitate a flexible approach and attitude to working hours, as this will involve late nights, as well as schedule changes at short notice.
  • Advanced DBS Disclosure will be required on joining.
  • In order to process any application, we require confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK. Unfortunately, if you are not, we are unable to help with the necessary paperwork to assist with this

REQUIREMENTS OF WORKING FOR DULWICH HAMLET FOOTBALL CLUB

Promote the Dulwich Hamlet FC brand, values, ethos and culture in a professional, strong and positive manner.

Hold a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality, diversity and inclusion training, in addition to ensuring compliance with all Club policies.

Remuneration £27,352

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