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Grimsby Town looking for host families for youth academy scholars

By Adam Smith

Grimsby Town are seeking to recruit host families for young professional football apprentices in the local area.

A host family should provide good quality accommodation in an area which provides a safe setting for the apprentices to live during their weekly training schedule.

The role will require residential accommodation for each week during the football season and will require the host family to provide a quality nutritional breakfast and evening meal with occasional lunches.

Information on remuneration and the application process is available from Academy Operations Manager, Adam Smith, via or for an informal discussion please call on 07415454153.

Grimsby Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all host families to share this commitment.

This role involves work with young people and is subject to an FA Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

As such this post is exempt from 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, in addition, will need to demonstrate that the accommodation meets certain safety standards.

Updated 14:56 - 30 May 2019 by Adam Smith

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