Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy

Job title: Community Development Officer

Salary: £18,000 – £19,845 (Community Development Officer Band)

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Tuesday 31st July

Interview date: Friday 3rd August

Job Description:

Wigan Warriors Community Foundation is Wigan Warriors official charity and uses the power of Sport to make a difference to people’s lives. We work across many areas in Wigan and the North West delivering a wide range of programmes from rugby league coaching through to programmes that improve health, wellbeing and improving the career prospects of young people and adults.

The Foundation team currently deliver programmes to thousands of people in the community each year and our partners, friends and supporters are vital in supporting the work of the Foundation to ensure sustainability.

We now have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, individual with the required experience to join our team. Working alongside our successful coaching team you will be responsible for the delivery of the foundations Health, schools and sporting programmes.

The post holder will be required to support the development, delivery and evaluation of the foundations key schools and club objectives, with a specific responsibility for the development of the foundations SKY TRY primary school and PE and School Sport Plus+ programmes.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding and knowledge of school sports and community club development theory and practice. We also require significant experience working with and supporting volunteers and working in or developing sport with young people.

We require a highly motivated and dynamic individual who is able to work as part of a team and make a positive contribution to the achievement of team objectives.

If you feel you will be suitable for this role please complete the below application form and return to Michael Wearden, Foundation Manager, via e mail m.wearden@wiganwarriors.com. Closing date for applications will be Tuesday 31st July 2018 with interviews taking place on Friday the 3rd August.

Community Development Officer JD and Person Specification

Community Development Officer Application Form

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