Assistant Sports Development Officer
Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport

Based at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport, Sportpark, Loughborough
Full Time – 37 hours per week
Contract Type – Initial 12 months Temporary Contract (April 2016 – March 2017)
Salary – £20,319 to £22,212 per annum

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is a partnership organisation working together to make Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland the most sporting and physically active place in England.

LRS is renowned as one of the strongest County Sport Partnerships in the country, we currently have an exciting opportunity to work within our dynamic and exciting team based at SportPark, Loughborough University.

The post of Assistant Sports Development Officer is a full time position (37 hours per week) at Grade 8 (£20,319 – £22,212) on an initial 12 month temporary contract (subject to funding). With a relevant BTEC higher/NVQ4 or degree you will have a proven track record of working in Sports, Physical Activity and/or Community Development. You will also have experience of project management and partnership working. A standard DBS check applies to this post.

You will support our ‘Children & Young People’ work and will support the delivery of projects, programmes and initiatives that promote PE, School Sport and physical activity.

For an application pack and further details please click here.

Should you require further information please contact Business Support at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport on 01509 564 888.

Closing date for applications is Thursday, 18th February 2016.

Supporting documents:

Job Description – Assistant Sports Development Officer

Sport Development Assistant x2 (School Sport & Community Sport)
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Based at Leicestershire & Rutland Sport, Sportpark, Loughborough
Full Time – 37 hours per week
Contract Type – Voluntary Undergraduate Placement

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport are looking for two self-motivated individuals to support a range of sports and physical activity development functions at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport, including the School Games, Talented Athlete scheme and Workplace Challenge, whilst gaining invaluable on the job training.

The position will be based with Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport at Sportpark, Loughborough University and the successful candidate will be expected to work a 37 hour week.

Although these positions are voluntary, expenses will be paid (travel and any work related expenses). There will also be the opportunity for the successful candidates to access CPD courses free of charge.

The position will require candidates to be able to travel easily around their locality area and potentially the county, so although public transport could be relied upon, access to and use of a care would be preferable.

To apply for this position, please submit a current CV and complete the online application form setting out the relevant skills and experiences that present you as a strong candidate for these positions. Please refer to the job description and person specification when producing your statement.

Please submit your application form and CV to or post to Leicester-Shire &Rutland Sport, SportPark at Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 19th February 2016, with interviews expected to be held during week beginning 29th February 2016 at SportPark, Loughborough University. Please inform Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport of any dates you are not available during this week. The start date for the position is negotiable.

Supporting documents:

Job Description – Sports Development Assistant – Community Sport

Job Description – Sports Development Assistant – School Sport

Application Form – Sports Development Assistant 2016 Application Form

 Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Tutor/Assessor/Verifier

We are looking for a Strength and Conditioning tutors/assessors/verifiers to deliver our 1st4Sport Level 1 award in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport qualifications. We are a 1st4Sport recognised centre and have experience of delivering these qualifications nationally.

Hours of working: As per required for the delivery of the course
Location: Nationwide
Frequency of work: As per course demand
Tutors must hold one or more of the following:
  • The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport
  • the British Weight Lifters’ Association (BWLA) Instructors Award
  • an Australian Strength and Conditioning (ASCA) Level 2 award
  • be a UKSCA accredited strength and conditioning coach
  • be a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS)
  • or equivalent based on individual application
and hold one or more of the following:
  • a recognised teaching or tutoring qualification
  • a minimum of one year’s experience of delivering training and education
  • or equivalent based on individual application
Should you feel that you could meet any of the roles identified, please contact:
Becky McGrath – Operational Manager
You will be requested to send evidence of your qualifications and a CV prior to delivering any courses.

Event Maker, Lincolnshire Sport


Purpose of the role

The role of the Lincolnshire Sport Event Maker is to support the event workforce to deliver a range of events throughout the year. These events will be both Lincolnshire Sport and partner led. Examples of events include Activities 4 All, Lincolnshire Show, Market Rasen 10k and Street Games. An Event Maker needs to be over the age of 18.

Person specification:

Lincolnshire Sport is looking to recruit volunteers who have:

  • Initiative, ability to work with little direct supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively and provide a positive experience of all participating
  • Ability to work under pressure and provide good customer service
  • Ability to travel across the county
  • If required by the event; complete a DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Become a Coach and Instructor Pro Member with Lincolnshire Sport

Lincolnshire Sport is looking for coaches who can deliver sports within a Primary school setting. We require lead coaches to deliver sessions across a number of different sports, within the Educational environment. Sign up to the Lincolnshire Coach and Instructor Network (CIN) and become a Pro Member to have:

  • Opportunities to increase deployment through being seen as a quality deliverer as checks are completed by Lincolnshire Sport and endorsed by Lincolnshire County Council Children’s Services
  • Coach observation and Personal Development Planning
  • The opportunity to become a coach in a select group of coaches to be utilised by Lincolnshire Sport which can lead to possible opportunities for paid work
  • Opportunities to link with Regional and National Partners

Lincolnshire Sport, works collaboratively with National Governing Bodies, Sport England and Sports Coach UK to ensure the following Minimum Standards for active Coaches are in place and/or coaches/instructors have the opportunity to achieve them.

All ‘Pro’ Members must have or be working towards;

  • Minimum Level 2 Qualification (National Governing Body or Fitness related)
  • Public Liability insurance
  • Safeguarding Course Attendance
  • First Aid
  • Able to link sports sessions to National Curriculum Standards (through relevant training or experience)
  • Fully DBS Checked (previously Enhanced CRB)

Contact or call 01522 730 325 and ask for Rachel Belcher for more information.