Full-time – 37 hours per week, subject to flexible working
Fixed term, 2 year contract (with a view to extend based upon continuation of funding)
Location: County Durham Sport Offices, however you will be required to travel within County Durham and occasionally regionally.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 18th March 2019
About County Durham Sport
County Durham Sport is part of a nationwide network of 43 locally based strategic organisations, known as Active Partnerships. Funded by Sport England, Active Partnerships are committed to Improving Lives by Growing Grassroots Sport and Physical Activity.
Sport England’s vision is that everyone in England, regardless of age, background or ability, feels able to take part in sport or activity. Sport England’s current strategy, Towards an Active Nation, relies on the partnerships to help make sure everyone can experience the benefits of sport and physical activity.
County Durham Sport is an independent company, with charitable status, working closely with national, regional and local organisations to ensure that sport and physical activity are developed in a co-ordinated and effective way across the county.
We are passionate about developing sport, physical activity and effective partnerships.
About the role
County Durham Sport (CDS) is looking for a well organised, flexible and outgoing individual to join the team.
Within the role, predominantly funded by Sport England programme funding, the officer will be responsible for planning, developing, supporting and delivering programmes and interventions e.g. Satellite Clubs and club support programmes.
The post holder will be required to engage with partners, clubs and organisations to deliver against programme aims, with a specific focus on addressing inactivity and have a commitment to developing a strong understanding of the needs of the target group, specifically young people aged 14 – 19.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting clubs and groups and have a role in influencing how they develop and deliver their programmes to address the barriers to participation.
The successful candidate will be passionate about the impact sport and physical activity can have.