Development Officer – Full time Fixed-term – until 31st March 2023 - Ref: 20936
The Active Sports Team are responsible for delivering a portfolio of numerous Health, Sport and Physical Activity programmes working with a wide range of partners and contributing to key council priorities including Health & Wellbeing, Most Vulnerable and Community Resilience.
Active Sefton are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join their team.
The Development Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive programme of sport and physical activity linked to the priorities of Sefton Council (through Active Sefton) and identified project partners. These will specifically include providing activities within our leisure centres and open spaces such as our school holiday programme – Be Active, and activities for all ages in the community such as Couch to 5k and family activity, and any other community provision added to the portfolio.
The role will also involve supporting colleagues within the team deliver our commissioned services around reducing anti-social behaviour, health interventions, and Active Schools delivery (after school clubs and healthy eating workshops in schools), using sport and physical activity as a tool to engage people and deliver relevant projects.
NB: These posts are registered as exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and in accordance with the police act; any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record disclosure. Any disclosure of a criminal record will not automatically prevent an offer of employment.