Community Sports Officer (Youth/Community Games Coordinator)
- Title: Community Sports Officer (Youth/Community Games Coordinator)
- Type: Sports / Community Development Officer
- Employer: London Borough of Lambeth
- Salary: £24,588 - £30,744
Lambeth Sports and Recreation Unit has a dynamic Community Sports Team that provides quality sports activity to all sections of the community. It is our intention to build on our core programme of activity by promoting the London Youth Games ethos and principles throughout Lambeth and working with a range of different sporting agencies to develop a comprehensive Lambeth Team. As part of our continuing drive for excellence, we are looking for an experienced and dynamic person to take up the challenge to coordinate the games and supporting activities for the borough.
The successful candidate will be required to have an in-depth knowledge of community sport initiatives and experience of working with community/voluntary sports agencies across the borough. The candidates must understand the ethos and importance of London Youth Games and structured competitive opportunities for young people.
You will be the first point of contact for enquiries concerning the development of the games. Your day to day communications will range from dealing with schools, sports clubs, voluntary organisations, general public, to the press officer, therefore you require excellent inter-personal skills. You should have a range of sport project experiences, which include financial and budget management control. You will be required to deliver sport sessions and programmes and be able to work on your own initiative.
We have a clear commitment to invest in the games by driving up performance along with participation. Therefore if you think you can meet this challenge, we would like to hear from you.
Special Instructions: To To apply, please complete an application form, available on the Jobs Go Public website or contact Lambeth Response Line on 020 7926 7000 (24hrs).
Please quote reference no. ENV465 on all correspondence.
Completed application forms to be returned to: Recruitment Consultant
8th Floor, Phoenix House, 10 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 2LL
or email to Recruitment@lambeth.gov.uk
Closing Date: 09.01.2008
Contact: Ladi Ajayi