Community Sport and Wellbeing Officer - Chelmsford

Chelmsford, Essex
Starting at £24,363 per annum and rising to £26,856
13 Feb 2017
28 Feb 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Community Sport and Wellbeing Officer

Grade 6 – Starting at £24,363 per annum and rising to £26,856

Full Time – 37 Hours per week, Permanent


The Community Sport and Wellbeing Team at Chelmsford City Council is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and well qualified person to plan, develop and organise a range of community based activities and sports sessions to increase the physical activity levels of children and adults.

The successful candidate will take a proactive role in developing new ideas and reacting to external funding streams to introduce new projects. They will supervise casual staff including coaches, instructors and play workers.

An office base will be provided and the post holder will be required to visit and deliver a number of the activity sessions themselves, alongside their team.

Other duties will include general marketing and promotion of the various projects, engaging with participants and partner organisations by email, phone and social media, as well as other associated administrative tasks.

Candidates should have experience of working in the leisure/fitness/sports sector as a coach/leader and ideally have some supervisory experience.

You may be asked to work anytime during the week when activity sessions are running and this will include evening and weekend work.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensuring compliance to the Disclosure and Barring Service process.