Sports Development Officer
- Title: Sports Development Officer
- Type: Sports / Community Development Officer
- Employer: Nuffield Health
- Salary: £20,000-£21,000
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Sports Development Officer within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The successful candidate will be working for the Royal Borough with the post sponsored by Nuffield Health, one of our strategic partners who manage the borough's leisure centres.
We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who will help develop and co-ordinate sport, health and physical activity for the local community.
The role of this post will be to assist in the development and coordination of sporting opportunities and physical activities in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, with a particular focus upon increasing participation amongst groups who are under represented in current sporting provision. This will involve developing a range of coaching programmes, training and education and helping to support the development of new and existing local organisations. There will be a particular focus upon increasing participation amongst BAME groups, disabled people, people on low incomes, women and older people.
We are looking for forward thinking, highly motivated and organised individual who will help develop and co-ordinate sporting opportunities and initiatives across the Borough, as well as assisting to deliver and expand a number of existing programmes co-ordinated by the Leisure Services and our partners. You will also work alongside a number of local organisations to maintain the progressive and innovative partnership work already in place.
The roles offer a diverse range of responsibilities and will require some evening and weekend work.
You will need:
- A degree/equivalent qualification/ National Governing Body Qualifications.
- A background in sports or community development and experience of delivering a variety of sport and physical activity projects.
- The ability to work within a team, partnership work, develop new initiatives, set performance indicators and monitor goals and targets.
- A commitment to improving opportunities for local under represented groups.
- To be able to prioritise your workload, have good organisational, planning and promotional skills, together with good communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with a diverse audience.
Special Instructions: Please email your CV and a covering letter telling us why you are interested in this role to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 10th March 2010
Closing Date: 10.03.2010
Contact: Leisure Services 020 7938 8182.