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Cumberland Football Association (CFA), in partnership with The Football Association is looking to recruit a Part Time Football Development Officer (Women and Girls) to provide temporary absence cover for up to 12 months (with a minimum period of 6 months).

This exciting, 3 days a week position will report to the Chief Executive and Football Development Manager and will be based at Cumberland FA’s Office in Cockermouth.

 Football Development Officer (Women and Girls (W&G)) –  (Part Time - Temporary Absence Cover)
Salary Range £14,500 to £16,000 (Dependent upon experience)

The purpose of the role will be to support the County FA to increase participation, regulate the game and promote safe, inclusive football within the Cumberland.

In particular you will be responsible for the delivery and support provided to Women’s and Girls football within the County, in line with The FA National Game Strategy.

To apply you need to be passionate about and committed to the development of Women and Girls football at a local level. 

You also need to have a current driving licence and be able to work evenings and weekends.

This post is a part time, fixed term contract for up to 12 months with a minimum period of 6 months.


If you would like an informal discussion about the vacancy or to arrange a visit to the Cumberland FA you can contact Craig Lewis (Football Development Manager) on 01900 511 800 or e-mail


The CFA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.
Any candidates invited to interview will be sent a CFA Personal Disclosure Form, Guidance Notes and Privacy Statement to return at their interview in a sealed envelope


Please return your completed application form for the role marked FDO (W&G), ‘Private and Confidential’ to Cumberland Football Association, Units 3 & 4, Tithe House, Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW or e-mail

Closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 31st January 2019

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 12 February 2019

The CFA is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. All eligible roles are subject to a DBS check.

As an equal opportunities employer the CFA welcome applications from all parts of the community.