Disability Community Sports Coach.3869

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/07/2021 23:59
A starting salary of £8,145 (rising to £8,816)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Blyth Sports Centre
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Jul
Further Information

Disability Community Sports Coach.

Do you want a challenging and rewarding career with real opportunities to change the lives of people in Northumberland, if you are dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic then we want to hear from you.

Who is NCC?
World renowned as a visitor destination, Northumberland is also the ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. What better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than to sample it on an everyday basis?
Our Vision is: “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, and in which you can access the things you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive”

Northumberland County Council Sports Development Team are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated member of staff to support in the delivery of the Ability to Play Disability inclusion programme which is based in south east Northumberland ( Blyth and Ashington area) We currently run a range of sessions for adults and juniors with a disability to help them engage in sport and leisure. The successful candidate will support the day to day operations of the programme from it's planning stage to delivery.

We are looking for someone with a level 1 or 2 sports coaching qualifiication with a passion to work with people with a range of disabilities. You must be well motivated, pro-active in your approach and have excellent communication and organisational skills. Full training & support is offered but experience of working within SEND and/or sport & leisure is advantageous.

We are offering a 15 hour per week fixed term contract (12 months) including, weekend and evening hours, however we can be flexible and offer the right person a casual contract. Additional hours will be available during school holidays with the opportunity to work on other community sessions that we deliver.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS and you must be able to travel independently to the venues.

Further information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:
- A starting salary of £8,145 (rising to £8,816)
- 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees)
- Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

For further information please contact Ronnie Scheu on 07970977058 or email ronnie.scheu@northumberland.gov.uk

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 23rd July 2021

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Although we advertise on North East Jobs, your application process will be directed to our Taleo system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with Taleo, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘hr-empty@invalidemail.com’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.