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      Lead U18 Academy Performance Analyst

      Job Location       Academy Training Ground BR3 1NZ

      Contract Type   Full-time

      Salary/ ROP        Competitive

      Who we are:

      We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

      We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

      About this role:

      Crystal Palace Football Club are seeking a forward thinking and proactive individual to join our open minded, progressive Academy Performance Analysis Department. The Academy Performance Analysis Department looks to maximise the skillsets of each individual staff member to enhance the content produced within each area of our delivery cycle. The Department works collaboratively with Coaching staff to provide and deliver high quality analysis content through a variety of different methods to support the Academy Technical and Tactical programme.

      The Department has an excellent track record of providing a platform for the development of Performance Analysts, helping to improve individual’s skillsets. In this role you will have the opportunity to be a vital member within the Academy Analysis Department. The role will provide an opportunity to gain insight into a broad range of analysis processes. Leading the analysis processes for the U18 age group (pre, live, post, statistical, databases).

      Responsibilities:

      • Film, and capture games, training and other educational content.
      • Analyse player development through training/match footage and coach assessments to assist in creating individual development programmes and aiding player pathways.
      • Analyse opposition match footage providing insights to the relevant coaching staff and creating detailed reports to facilitate game plan creation.
      • Providing staff/players with video, data and material that supports the development of individual players and support the implementation of the playing style.
      • Continually maintain individual player development databases for use in tracking and bench marking players.
      • Contribute to the development and management of best practice video libraries for use in coach education.
      • Sharing of relevant video, data and other resources with staff, players and parents using various technology platforms
      • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.
      • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

      Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

      Essential

      • BSc in Performance analysis or in similar field or equivalent experience.
      • UEFA C Licence or Level 2 Coaching qualification and/or experience playing football
      • Experience of providing analysis support with an elite football club
      • Forward-thinking and proactive individual
      • Excellent Understanding of the Hudl Pro Suite (Sportscode, Hudl, Studio, iCoda).
      • 2 Years Experience working in an elite sporting environment.
      • Understanding of video editing software.
      • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office and Apple equivalent’s (Keynote, PowerPoint).
      • Highly efficient in using equipment to capture content.
      • Competency is using Scouting database software (Wyscout).
      • Available to work flexible hours, such as weekends and evenings

      Desirable

      • Competency/understanding in programming languages / data science.
      • Competency in using Tableau & Power BI
      • MSc in Performance analysis or in similar field or equivalent experience.

      Benefits:

      • Complimentary match day ticket
      • Reward and Discount Scheme through our Tech Scheme and Simple Health app
      • Health and Wellbeing benefit scheme
      • 20% Discount in our Retail Stores
      • Volunteering Day - 1 Workday off to support a charity of your choice.
      • Travel Season Ticket loan
      • Holiday allowance that increases every year of service

      Our commitment to Equality

      At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

      We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

      Reasonable Adjustments

      If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact DLO@cpfc.co.uk (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact recruitment@cpfc.co.uk). We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.

      Safeguarding

      Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be required to undergo any relevant security checks, including a comprehensive background check, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to ensure the safety and protection of children and vulnerable individuals.

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      BSc Student Placement (Sports Performance)

      Job Location      First Team Training Ground, BR3 1RJ

      Contract Type   Student Work Placement

      Duration           July 2024 to May 2025

      Salary/ ROP      Living allowance (£500 p/m)

      Who we are:

      We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

      We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

      The department:

      Our Sports Science and Medicine Department is comprised of experienced and skilled practitioners, working across a variety of disciplines. We are committed to developing robustness and optimising performance within our playing squad, as well as ensuring that injured players are safely and effectively returned to competition in the quickest possible timeframe. To achieve this, we strive to innovate and push boundaries, using clear processes, objectivity, and continual reflection to guide us. We push staff within the department to make their own decisions and take ownership of the programme, making a role within our department challenging but extremely rewarding.

      About this role:

      Crystal Palace F.C. is looking for a work placement student to support the full-time Sports Science and Medicine staff in the delivery of our performance strategy. The work placement student will assist in the smooth running of the daily Sports Science tasks to include, but not restricted to; Data collection and analysis, data storage and reporting, assistance during pitch- and gym-based training sessions, and nutritional support. This exciting opportunity will enable the Sport Science student to work within a first-team environment at a Premier League Club, as part of a progressive sports medicine multi-disciplinary team.

      Responsibilities:

      • Student currently enrolled on a university degree in Sports and Exercise Science or equivalent, which includes a mandatory placement year.
      • Previous experience of sports coaching or personal training.
      • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and proactive individual with a strong work ethic.
      • Team player who is equally comfortable when required to work independently.
      • Friendly and skilful communicator across all levels.
      • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.
      • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

      <br> What you will get in return:

      • Living allowance of £500 per month.
      • The opportunity to experience a first-team environment within a successful Premier League Club.
      • The opportunity to work alongside experienced practitioners within the Sports Science and Medicine field.
      • Learning and career development opportunities.

      Our commitment to Equality

      At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

      We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

      Reasonable Adjustments

      If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact DLO@cpfc.co.uk (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact recruitment@cpfc.co.uk). We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.

      Safeguarding

      Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be required to undergo any relevant security checks, including a comprehensive background check, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to ensure the safety and protection of children and vulnerable individuals.

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      Casual & Part-time roles
      Match day - Casual roles

      If you have a passion for working in a dynamic environment and delivering exceptional service, we would love to have you on board. Our Matchday roles offer an incredible opportunity to contribute to the memorable experiences of our fans and guests. The available roles are as follows:

      • Stewards (NVQ level 2 in Spectator Safety or SIA Badge required, please send it with your CV)
      • Stand Managers & Supervisors (NVQ level 3 in Spectator Safety, please send it with your CV)
      • Catering Operators/Bartenders
      • Chefs
      • Turnstile Operatives (available to Under 18 years old)
      • Support Services
      • Hosting Team
      • Cleaning Team

      To apply, please email application@cpfc.co.uk with your CV and subject the role that you are applying for and we will email you once we have the confirmed dates for the next recruitment day.

      Join us in creating unforgettable experiences for our fans and guests at Crystal Palace FC! Apply today to secure your chance to be part of our dynamic team.

      Academy Host Family Provider

      Location: Within three miles (15 minutes), easy access to Academy Training Ground, BR3 1RJ

      Remuneration: £25 per player/per night

      Closing date: Ongoing

      Who we are:

      We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

      We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

      About this role:

      Crystal Palace Football Club are currently seeking host family providers to support our Academy players who will be required to live away from home to fulfil their education and football training at our club.

      This provision supports our young people’s holistic experience and will enable them to reach their full potential.

      The host family provider will help fulfil the club’s duty of care with regard to our young people by ensuring homely accommodation is provided throughout the season to our young people who require it. Our placements vary from one-night stays to five-seven nights per week and we are looking for host families who can offer either of these placement types to our young people aged between 15–21-years-old.

      Requirements and responsibilities

      • Provide a homely and friendly environment for our young people.

      • Support our young people by teaching them basic independent living and self-care skills such as washing, cooking and cleaning up after themselves. Provide meals in line with nutritional guidance from the Academy. Accommodation has access to public and local amenities with good transport links to the Academy training ground.

      • Report any welfare concerns to the Academy Safeguarding and Welfare team should they occur.

      • Include our young people in family life as much as they feel comfortable with.

      • The club will regularly inspect and visit the placement during the season.

      • The club will provide further guidance to host families, young people and their parents explaining what would be expected of them.

      Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and young people and expects host families to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and risk assessments prior to a placement commencing.

      Any other person who resides in the household or has regular contact will also legally be required to complete an enhanced DBS. Host Families will be required to attend safeguarding training and workshops (if necessary) arranged by the Academy.

      Essential requirements and skills:

      • Provide the young person with a suitable and safe environment.

      • Provide the young person with their own double size bedroom.

      • Excellent communication and listening skills and ability to build trusted working relationships.

      • Able to cope with the young person’s flexible schedule throughout the football season.

      Desirable knowledge, experience and skills:

      • Experience and knowledge of working with young people.

      • An understanding of the emotional impact and well-being challenges that academy/ professional life may bring.

      • Child-focused approach.

      • Ability to promote and demonstrate anti-discriminatory practice.

      • Capacity to accommodate more than one player.

      As part of the recruitment process the club would need to conduct a number of home visits to determine the suitability and ensure the home meets the requirements for hosting young players within the Academy.

      If you feel you are able to support some of our young players please send an email to host.familyenquiries@cpfc.co.uk to express your interest.

      Matchday Casual Chef de Partie

      Job Location      Selhurst Park Stadium, SE25 6PU

      Contract Type    Zero hour contract

      Salary/ ROP       £18.50 per hour

      Closing Date: Ongoing

      Who we are:

      We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

      We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

      About this role:

      If you have experience as a chef de partie working in a busy kitchen environment, we have a role for you. Crystal Palace Football Club are looking for a professional Chef de Partie to aid in the production of  high quality plates for matches, functions and other events that meets Crystal Palace Football Club’s quality standards

      Responsibilities:

      • Preparing menus in collaboration with colleagues
      • Ensuring adequacy of supplies at the cooking stations
      • Preparing ingredients that should be frequently available
      • Following the guidance of the Executive Chef Head Chef or Sous Chef
      • Optimizing the cooking process with attention to speed and quality
      • Help to maintain a climate of smooth and friendly cooperation, completing all relevant food hygiene, HACCP and delivery documentation
      • Enforcing strict health and hygiene standards
      • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager
      • Upholding and promoting the club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures

      Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

      • Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
      • Experience working as a chef
      • Experience within an organisation where large numbers for catering are required including various food services
      • A self-starter and able to take the initiative to complete tasks
      • Able to cope under pressure in a calm and efficient manner to set and meet deadlines
      • Willing to work flexible hours as regular weekend, bank holiday and evening work is required

      Our commitment to Equality

      At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

      We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

      Reasonable Adjustments

      If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact DLO@cpfc.co.uk (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact recruitment@cpfc.co.uk). We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.

      Safeguarding

      Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.

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      Casual Cleaner

      Job Location      CPFC Academy Training Ground, BR3 1NZ

      Contract Type    Zero-hour contract

      Salary/ ROP       £11.95

      Who we are:

      We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

      We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

      About this role:

      Crystal Palace Football Club are looking for a self-motivated, detail orientated and hardworking cleaner to join our team at the Academy site in Beckenham. You will be responsible for making sure that the site is clean, presentable. This can involve dusting, polishing, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and cleaning smudges off windows and doors.

      Responsibilities:

      • Being responsible for all basic cleaning in and around the building.
      • Cleaning floors - including dust mopping, damp mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, picking up objects off the floor, and spot cleaning glass and windows.
      • Cleaning restrooms, including restocking dispensers, emptying trash, cleaning and sanitising, cleaning mirrors, spot cleaning doors and walls, sweeping and mopping floors, and cleaning toilets and urinals.
      • Setting up, stocks, and maintains cleaning equipment and supplies.
      • Monitoring and maintaining sanitation and organisation of assigned areas.
      • Dusting ceilings, light fittings, countertops, and furniture.
      • Assisting other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
      • Liaising with the line manager to ensure that you have sufficient cleaning products at all times.
      • Reporting any breakages that occur during the cleaning process.
      • Informing the line manager of repairs that need to be done.
      • Reporting any large objects obstructing fire exit.
      • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager
      • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

      Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

      • Experience in professional cleaning with exceptionally high standards
      • Attention to detail
      • High standard of discretion and confidentiality
      • Have a strong work ethic, be loyal, passionate, and friendly.
      • Team player – expected to work well and communicate effectively with the team
      • Ability to work with high profile professionals
      • Understanding that our commercial premises may contain confidential paperwork etc
      • Ensuring compliance to sanitation, hygiene, health and safety legislation and organisational and quality requirements and working policies and procedures.
      • Flexible and adaptable at all times
      • Able to travel to our Academy Training Ground in Beckenham, BR3

      Our commitment to Equality

      At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

      We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

      Reasonable Adjustments

      If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact DLO@cpfc.co.uk (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact recruitment@cpfc.co.uk). We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.

      Safeguarding

      Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.

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      Casual Academy Physiotherapist

      Job Location       Academy Training Ground BR3 1NZ

      Contract Type   Part-time (Fixed-term casual contract)

      Salary/ ROP        Competitive

      Who we are:

      We are Crystal Palace Football Club, a Premier League Football Club with more than 160 years of proud history. Spread across three different sites – our London office, Selhurst Park stadium and our Training Ground/Academy, we offer the best atmosphere and culture for our fans and our employees.

      We strive for excellence in the workplace with a philosophy of high standards, professionalism, and a strong work ethic from our employees. We are constantly trying to grow, diversify and build with not only our team on the pitch, but also our team in the offices and on the ground.

      About this role:

      Crystal Palace Football Club are looking for qualified part-time sports therapists/ physiotherapist to come join our Cat 1 Academy Medical Department.  We would look for individuals to provide weekly match-day medical provision for our academy players.

      Responsibilities:

      • Responsible for assessing acute injuries and managing pitch side injuries as their clinical scope and qualification permits.
      • Flexible and committed to work unsocial hours, weekend, and evenings.
      • Support and report into our Academy Physiotherapists and Head of Academy Physiotherapy in providing acute injury management and advice to our players and parents.
      • Would be required to ensure they cover a set number of fixtures/sessions a month to remain employed by the club.
      • Follow set protocols and procedures in place at the academy.
      • Promoting and supporting all members and policies of the Medical Department.
      • Any other duties appropriate to the skills and experience of the position holder
      • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager.
      • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures.

      Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

      • BSc Physiotherapy degree, BSc Sports Therapy degree or equivalent
      • FA Level 5 ATMMIF (preferred)
      • FA Level 4 ITMIMF (accepted)
      • Equivalent trauma courses such as UEFA pitch-side trauma course or The RFU Pre Hospital Immediate Care in Sport (PHICIS) Level 3 course
      • Experience in an MSK setting
      • Experience working in a professional sporting environment
      • Indemnity through professional registration

      Our commitment to Equality

      At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

      We are committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

      Reasonable Adjustments

      If you require disability-related adjustments during the recruitment process, please contact DLO@cpfc.co.uk (DLO inbox is for disability-related queries only, if you wish to gain further information regarding this vacancy, please contact recruitment@cpfc.co.uk). We are here to help you through the whole recruitment process including trying to apply for a vacancy, getting in touch with us through the process, and/or helping with access in case you are required to come in for an interview.

      Safeguarding

      Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.

      APPLY