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Sports Activator - Watersports

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/04/2017 23:59
£18,070 to £20,661 p.a. Grade 5
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Primary place Seaham Harbour Marina-however, you may be required to work from any Council or service delivery partners workplace within County Durham
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary until 31 October 2018

Are you passionate about water sports? Would you like the opportunity to be part of a team that is developing a new Watersports Centre and Multi-Sports Community Hub? If so we would like to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced individual to deliver water and land based activities, as part of this 18 month project based at Seaham Harbour Marina in East Durham.

The successful candidate will work within a multi-agency delivery team alongside a range of staff from Durham County Council and Seaham Harbour Marina. You would be delivering a range of activities at the new Watersports Centre and Multi-Sports Community Hub at Seaham Harbour Marina, ensuring effective delivery of all sports activities and initiatives.

We're looking for people who have previous experience of:
• Delivering water sports based activity programmes
• Sport/club development, ideally in water sports based activities
• Partnership working, ideally in sport and leisure environment


• be committed to excellent customer service and passionate about sharing
their love of sport with the residents of Seaham
• be prepared to work regular evenings and weekends

This role is a fantastic opportunity to put your skills into action through a rewarding job, improving the lives of adults, families and young people of all ages and abilities, whilst working within a supportive multi-partner environment.

The successful candidate will need to hold a minimum of current Senior Instructor/Level 2 NGB Qualification in one or more of the following -
Sailing, Windsurfing or Paddlesports
and be First Aid Qualified

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Colin Burn, Water Sports Development Officer on tel. no. 07971 323029.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday 03/05/2017.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268302 / 268535 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the HR Operations & Data Team. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

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.

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