Halton Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Sport and Physical Activity Development Officer to lead on the day to day operations at the Frank Myler Pavilion and the development of sports clubs in Halton.
You will be based at the Frank Myler Sports and Recreation Ground overseeing the operations, ensuring that the building, both internally and externally, is kept to a high standard and that the building provides a programme of activities and opportunities that benefits the local community. The role will include administration tasks, such as bookings and allocation of grass pitches, borough wide. The post holder will be required to supervise centre assistants and casual workers.
An understanding and experience of working with sports clubs and co-ordinating programmes is essential. You will work with Halton Sports Partnership Executive Committee to build the capacity of clubs and voluntary sector groups to increase membership and extend participation. Promoting good practise and club development initiatives, including supporting funding applications, as well as assisting clubs with the development of volunteers. Experience of organising events and promotions and in monitoring and evaluating work would be desirable.
Candidates for the post must demonstrate the following attributes:
- A proven track record of supporting the development of voluntary sector groups
- An ability to form effective partnerships with a wide range of organisations
- Excellent communication, negotiation and decision making skills.
This full time post will involve working on a Saturday (regularly from September to March), with Monday being a none working day, occasional evening work is required in order to correspond with local sports clubs, so the candidate will need to be flexible.
If you have a passion for working with the public you will enjoy this role and working in Halton.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sue Lowrie (Sport and Recreation Manager) on 0151 511 8370.
Interviews will be held on 29th July 2020 (30th July may also be used at the discretion of the Sport and Recreation Manager if additional capacity is required).
Please note interviews will be held in accordance with current Government social distancing measures and may be carried out via Skype video conferencing.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.