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Sports Development Officer

Now is the time to come and work for Redditch Borough and Bromsgrove District Council’s Development Services team. We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and energetic Sports Development Officer who has a focus on encouraging active and creative behaviours in our populations.

Redditch, B98 8AH
Contact Name
HR Support
Contact Telephone
01527 64252
Bromsgrove District & Redditch District Councils

About Sports Development Officer

You will be able to work proactively to develop projects and build stakeholder relationships across two diverse local authority areas. The post holder will be a leader/project manager passionate about sports and the positive impact of physical activity, with a track record of developing and delivering work in this area. They will be able to work well with a wide range of partners at local, regional and national level, taking the lead on programmes, projects and schemes which make a difference for residents in Bromsgrove and Redditch.

Key areas of responsibility
• To develop activity programmes, projects and schemes that promote the positive impact that sport, physical activity and active recreation can have on residents standard of living at all times.

• To work alongside stakeholders, residents and elected members to support the Council's vision for Leisure and Cultural Services.

To apply please select the external website (WMJobs) below. If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact HR Support on (01527) 64252, Ext 1277.
CV's will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Those currently eligible on the redeployment register will be given prior consideration.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that unfortunately your application was not successful on this occasion.

Further information:

37 hours per week
10-month fixed term contract (with possible ability to extend)
Benefits of the post will include:
Annual Leave – (Based on Full Time):
24 days up to 5 years service plus Bank Holidays
29 days 5 years + service
Employee Assistance Programme
Staff Benefits – Car Scheme, Cycle to Work, Technology

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Thursday 1 October 2020.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 8 October 2020 on Zoom.

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