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Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work within the Sport and Health Development Team to develop and manage a range of schemes and initiatives to improve physical activity levels and the health and well-being of participants of all ages and abilities. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to chair and contribute at meetings with stakeholders and be able to work flexibly in both busy teams and on your own initiative. Hours of work will include day time working and on occasion includes weekends and evenings and bank holidays.

Merlin Way, Ilkeston, DE7 4RA
Contact Name
Kevin Hatton
Contact Telephone
07542 228281
Erewash Borough Council

About Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator

You will be responsible for managing and where appropriate delivering a range of health and physical activity sessions and programmes to participants of all ages and abilities with an aim to engage, sustain and retain levels of participation. Specific focus of the position includes the development and implementation of physical activity and health initiatives, securing external grant funding, community based development and supporting wider systems to increase sport and active recreational opportunities, such as active travel.

You will have a sound knowledge and experience of working with and engaging key partners including securing, managing and reporting external grant funded projects as well as an understanding of health and safety legislation.

You will have experience of effective supervision of staff, coaches and volunteers and will work across the physical activity and health sector to ensure effective communication and promotion of activities and programmes.

Please note the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kevin Hatton on 07542 228281 or Daniel Whetton on 07542 228280.

To apply online please follow the link on this page.

Alternatively, an application form and job description are available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail) or e-mail:

The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.

The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.

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