Vacancy Details

Sports Development Assistant

Elmbridge Borough Council
£19,810 – £23,731
Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/12/2018 at 17:00 PM
Elmbridge Borough Council

Sports Development Assistant

Salary:  £19,810 – £23,731 pa




An enthusiastic and dynamic individual with a real passion for developing sport and physical activity is required to join a forward thinking, motivated team. Elmbridge Leisure and Cultural Services is a fast-moving team dedicated to providing high quality services, which meet the needs of the community and contribute to a better quality of life. 

The Sports Development Team drive the Physical Activity Strategy, which aims to shape the development of physical activity in the Borough. A dynamic individual is required to help move the strategy forward, ensure that the action plans are delivered to a high standard in order to increase levels of physical activity within the Borough

Working within the Leisure Development Team, the suitable candidate will need to have a good knowledge of sports development and local government as well as demonstrable interest in the benefit of improving health to the local community.

To succeed you will need a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a sports related subject, experience in the development of sporting, leisure, physical activities and health opportunities for young people. A good knowledge of local, regional and national initiatives, policies and sport governing body plans.

Working closely with the Leisure Facilities Contractors the successful candidate will monitor the performance of the contractor to ensure high standards are maintained and has experience in working in the leisure environment. 

It is key that you have good communication skills, and the ability to develop excellent working partnerships with coaches, clubs and schools and other internal and external agencies. You will need a flexible approach to work, a full driving licence and access to a vehicle to enable travel throughout the Borough

For an informal chat, please contact Emily Jones, Sports Development Officer on 01372 474570 or email You can also visit to find out more about working for Elmbridge Borough Council. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 19 December

Interview Date: Friday 4 January

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications.

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