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1 December 2014

Scunthorpe United’s Academy is seeking to recruit accommodation providers for young professional apprentice footballers aged 16 to 18 years of age in the local area.

Lodgings should provide good quality accommodation in an area which provides easy access to the training ground – St Lawrence Academy, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe DN15 7DF

The role will require residential accommodation from Monday evening until Saturday morning each week during the football season and will require the landlord / lady to provide high quality nutritional breakfasts, packed lunches and evening meal.

Scunthorpe United’s Academy and the League Football Education (LFE) Programme are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all accommodation providers to share this commitment.

This role involves supervision and work with young people and is subject to Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks.  Clearance through The FA CRB system is required.  As such this post is exempt for the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Two written references will also be required. Applicants will, in addition, need to demonstrate that the accommodation meets certain safety standards. The Club will assist with any costs associated with acquiring a Safeguarding Children Certificate.

If you think you are the kind of family who can work with our club in providing the best chances for our young footballers then this position may be for you.

Enquiries should be made in the first instance to Jeff Daws, Academy Administrator, Email Address:

Information on the application process and remuneration will be made available at that point.

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