Apr 20

Recruiting for a National Sports Development Officer

Posted by LimbPowerAdmin on Wednesday 20th April 2022

Job Purpose:

The Sports Development Officer will engage with key partners and agencies about the delivery of LimbPower’s Sport England NDSO Programme. The post holder will increase participation in physical activity and sports supporting more amputees and adults with limb difference to take part in physical activity and sports activities across the country.

Key Responsibilities

• To implement and monitor the Sport England NDSO programme providing regular progress reports as required.

• To coordinate, manage and implement a programme of interventions (including the Introduction to Sport Workshops, The LimbPower Games, Toolkits, NGB Sports Plans, Limb Centre Visits and management of LimbPower Events).

• To ensure effective and appropriate communication is maintained with all relevant organisations and partners (including visits to Limb Centres, Private Clinics, Meetings with National Governing Bodies of Sport, Active Partnerships, attending relevant events and attending advisory meetings).

• To manage phone calls, emails, social media and meetings with success. Being competent with excel spreadsheets and keeping logs of all communications from participants to sporting organisations for monitoring purposes.

• To ensure that effective and appropriate communication is maintained with amputees and individuals with limb difference.

• To ensure that appropriate Policies and Procedures are in place and records maintained.

• To ensure systems are in place which will enable coaches and volunteers to be trained, developed and motivated effectively.

• To attend meetings/advisory groups on behalf of LimbPower.

• To ensure all activities are included on the LimbPower Website, in the Calendar of Events and Activities and on our social media pages.

• To ensure the Chief Executive is regularly updated on all aspects of work

• To perform other such tasks as deemed necessary and reasonable by the Chief Executive

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an indication of the areas of activity and may be amended from time to time in light of the changing needs of the organisation.

Please see your C.V. with a covering letter to gemma@limbpower.com.

LImbPower are looking for candidates with a minimum of two year's experience in a sports development role and with a passion for disability sport. LimbPower are an equals opportunity employer so please do apply if you think you can add value to our small team.

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