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Vacancy: Casual South West Academy Scout

30 June 2021

Location: Off Site within Bristol
Contract and Hours: Casual, hours offered on ad-hoc basis
Hourly Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour depending on experience

Norwich City Football Club is looking to recruit a Scout on a casual basis to watch Academy Football in the South-West of England for players aged U15-U17 years. Due to the ad hoc nature of the role the candidate will need to be based in, or close to Bristol.

As the role is a casual one, hours will be assigned on an ad-hoc basis which can be accepted or declined. 

The Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) is a long-term plan introduced by the Premier League to promote the development of a world leading Academy system. It aims to deliver an environment that promotes excellence, nurtures talent and systematically converts this talent into professional players capable of playing First Team football at the Club that develops them. Within the plan professional Clubs are awarded a categorisation for their Academy, depending on their ability to fulfil the criteria outlined above. Our Academy has been awarded the highest possible status (Category One).

Scouts are required to assist with Scouting and Recruitment providing a systematic coverage of local Football in order to identify realistic recruitment targets for the Academy at Norwich City Football Club. The successful candidate will complete comprehensive reports on the players involved to help identify players for Norwich City.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years scouting experience.

The following criteria are essential:

  • Knowledge of local football
  • Experience or a background in scouting
  • Self-motivated and committed
  • A strategic planner, organiser and co-ordinator
  • Confident with the ability to work individually and as part of a successful team
  • A ‘people person’ with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Full driving licence

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now on careers.canaries.co.uk to become our Casual Academy Scout!

Closing date: Wednesday 14th July 2021.

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.


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