Community Sports Worker

Lincolnshire County Council
Full time Full day
£23,791 - £25,991 / year
Grantham
Positive Futures Lincolnshire are seeking to employ a member of staff on a one year fixed term contract who will work from our Grantham site helping embed the Positive Futures model into local communities promoting Lincolnshire County Councils ethos of community empowerment

Positive Futures is an innovative community sports project that aims to help young people avoid involvement in offending and risk taking behaviour through positive activities and creating routes back into participation, education, volunteering and employment.


The role will require the successful candidate to engage young people in sport and physical activity and then use that shared interest to help young people develop new skills and find positive change.


We are looking for a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and community minded individual to become part of the existing team in Lincolnshire. The successful candidate will have experience in developing, planning and delivering community projects and have experience of working in sport.


We are offering a competitive salary along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.


If you would like an informal discussion about the position, please contact Matt Ingram on 07919300607 or [email protected]


The closing date for applications is 5th August and interviews will be held on 18th August.


Part of the interview process will be for candidates to give a 10 minute presentation on the following:


'Identify how sport and physical activity can be used to tackle current issues facing 14-19 year olds in Lincolnshire'




Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check




All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.


On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.


We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.


Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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