Full-time – 37 hours per week, subject to flexible working
Fixed term, 2 year contract subject to funding (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 / nationally.
Closing date: Wednesday 30th October (11:59pm)
About County Durham Sport
County Durham Sport is part of a nationwide network of 43 locally based strategic organisations, known as Active Partnerships (APs). Funded by Sport England, APs 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 APs 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, outgoing and experienced Workforce Development Co-ordinator to join the team. The individual will lead and oversee the organisations work on workforce (including coaching, volunteering and paid workforce) with a particular focus on tackling inactivity across the county. The post will play a key role in reducing levels of physical inactivity across County Durham by ensuring that the current and future workforce (both paid & voluntary) are skilled, knowledgeable, confident and capable to meet demand.
The successful candidate will drive and support the development of a local workforce across both traditional and new non-traditional agencies, support coaches & volunteers on their journey, increase the number of session leaders and activators at a local level and help develop their skills, insight and knowledge in relation to tackling physical inactivity in County Durham.
The successful candidate will be passionate about the impact sport and physical activity can have.
Previous experience and a proven track record of successfully delivering in a sports/coaching/ teaching / workforce development related environment are desirable.
The post is subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The full job description / personal specification can be viewed here.