Lincolnshire FA Referees

Vacancy: New Referee Support Lead

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 10th July 2023

The Lincolnshire Football Association Limited is seeking to recruit a New Referee Support Lead on a Casual basis to support the development of new Referees in partnership with key stakeholders across Lincolnshire.

The New Referee Support Lead will support the Referee Development Manager in supporting new Level T Referees following their course. A role profile is included in the information pack below.

To join the team and be successful, the individual must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role on offer and how their expertise and experience will enable them to meet the essential and desirable criteria within the role.

The interview panel must be convinced of the individual’s passion, inspiration, creativity, and professionalism for the role.

The successful applicant will report to the Referee Development Manager.

Applicants should have knowledge and experience of developing Referees and working with volunteers. They should be able to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

The Lincolnshire FA 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.

What Can Lincolnshire FA Offer?

An exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, progressive sports organisation
An exciting opportunity to work with key stakeholders within the grassroots and professional game 
A commitment to empowered and supportive personal development
Free Branded Nike uniform
Access to FA Cup final tickets and England tickets for matches at Wembley

The role is employed as a ‘Casual Worker’ role, undertaking 14 hours of work per week between the commencement of employment and the 31st May 2024. Hours are flexible, but will often be taken in evenings and weekends due to the nature of the role. The role is paid at a rate of £17 per hour.

To apply please complete and return the below, application form and the following Equality & Diversity monitoring form. 


The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 10th July, though Lincolnshire Football Association reserve the right to close the process earlier than advertised. Interviews will be conducted on w/c Monday 17th July 2022. 

To apply please email to, with the subject line Strictly Private & Confidential or by post to the following address: 

Strictly Private & Confidential 
Mr Nick Hanson 
Lincolnshire Football Association 
Deepdale Enterprise Park 
Deepdale Lane 

If any questions arise about the role or clarity is required on the recruitment pack, please contact Michael Brader (Referee Development Manager) at: or 01522 596580 or Steph Powell (Head of Football Development) at:

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