CAFE is seeking to appoint a full-time Research Officer to support the team.

Hours: full time

Salary: £27-30,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Based: remote, working from home. The successful applicant must have the right to work in the UK.

Start date: as soon as possible

Benefits: being part of a passionate team that makes a positive impact on sports and for disabled people, workplace pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working policy

CAFE works closely with our partners at UEFA, and other key stakeholders to promote improved access and inclusion across football. Using the game’s unique power, we celebrate the many roles disabled people can play within football, including as spectators, players, volunteers, coaches, administrators, leaders and decision makers.

This is an exciting opportunity to support and lead on impactful research projects and to gain experience in football, the not-for-profit and inclusion industries on a global level. The CAFE team is particularly looking for someone who is passionate about improved access and inclusion for all, with experience in designing and delivering research projects.

The successful candidate’s role report to the CAFE CEO and work closely with the rest of the CAFE team.

Download the CAFE Research Officer job description.

CAFE has a diverse range of stakeholders from across the world, including sports governing bodies, national associations, leagues, clubs, equality and disability NGOs and fans groups, alongside disabled supporter groups and individual disabled fans and their advocates.

The CAFE team works remotely from home. Depending on the location of the successful applicant, training may be offered in person. The Research Officer may also be asked to attend meetings or events abroad. If travel is required, reasonable expenses will be covered by CAFE.

To submit your application, please send by email or post (details below) the following:

It would also help us if you could complete our Equality Monitoring form although this is not mandatory. 

Please use the reference: ‘CAFE – Research Officer’ in the subject title and send the above documents by 18.00 (CET) on Friday 7 April 2023 via email to: [email protected]

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and interviews will likely take place between 11 and 14 April 2023 via Microsoft Teams.

For more information about the role, please call +44(0)203 355 9867 or email [email protected].

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of our mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work place with equality of opportunity for all.  CAFE particularly welcomes applications from disabled people, and guarantees interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria.

Under the CAFE guaranteed interview scheme (GIS), a disabled candidate will be selected for interview if they meet the essential criteria for the post. If you wish to apply under the GIS please complete the GIS form and return it with your application.

If you need any information in a different format e.g. large print or braille contact CAFE on +44(0)203 355 9867 or [email protected].

Published 24/3/2023