Are you looking to start your career in Sports Development?
- Are you a reliable, presentable and motivated person?
- Do you have a good general level of education including English & Maths GCSEs or equivalent?
- Are you aged 18+?
If so, Woking Borough Council might just have what you are looking for!
We are looking for an apprentice to train and work within our Community Development Team. As an apprentice at Woking you can expect:
- Real work that helps the local community
- An opportunity to gain valuable work experience
- Support to attain a recognised qualification (Level 3 Community Health and Sport)
This is a 2 year fixed term contract during which time you will gain experience in a range of sports development tasks whilst studying towards achieving a Level 3 Community Health and Sport qualification.
This is a work based qualification for which you will have between 16-20 months to complete. You will be allocated a tutor/assessor who will regularly visit you in the workplace and will have (typically) one day a week completing external learning and assessment modules. You will have mandatory and optional units to work towards and will be set achievable learning outcomes, gathering evidence to meet the assessment criteria.
This qualification is part of a suite professionally recognised by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), which supports an individual’s personal and professional development within the industry.
There are no pre entry qualifications required for this role, however, applicants without level 2 English and Maths will be required to achieve this level alongside their qualification and prior to the end point assessment
Successful completion of this apprenticeship can lead to various roles within the Sector; leading teams of people or specialising with certain populations, particular sports or programmes.
The successful candidate will be supporting the Sports Development Officer to provide a comprehensive, efficient and effective sports development programme in Woking that engages key statutory agencies, voluntary sector partners and communities in sport and physical activity.
Please note that this is not a sports coaching position, whilst in some instances delivery sports coaching may be required, this is not the primary function of this role.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Emma-Louise Webb (Sports Development Officer) on 01483 743804 or email email@example.com.
Interviews will take place on 3 and 4 December 2018.
The successful applicant will start in January 2019.
Woking Borough Council takes a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups, including children. As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain a Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details can be found in the job pack.