Boccia Development Officer

Organisation Scottish Disability Sport (SDS)

Location SDS Head Office, Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh

Hours of Work 37.5 hours per week as required including weekends and evenings

Salary & Benefits £23,000 - £25,000 subject to experience

Closing Date 23 April

JOB DESCRIPTION

SDS has been successful to securing funding from the Scottish Government's Women and Girl's Fund to support the appointment of a Boccia Development Officer. The post holder will lead the development of boccia at grassroots level with a specific focus on women and girls and other identified talent recruitment classifications and will encourage potential participants to engage with the sport and progress along its pathway.

The successful candidate will work with key partners at a local, national and UK level to develop the sport of boccia at an engagement and participation level. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the existing SDS volunteer and staff structure to engage the boccia players of the future.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate proven experience of leading, developing, implementing and evaluating sports development initiatives and programmes as well as knowledge of sports development pathways. This post is initially offered on a two year fixed term basis with expectation of extension with an office base in Edinburgh.

For a full job description, candidate specification and application form, see our website: www.scottishdisabilitysport.com or apply online here.

OR, contact Caroline Lyon, Administrator, Scottish Disability Sport, Caledonia House South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ

Tel: 0131 317 1130   Fax: 0131 317 1075

E-mail: admin@scottishdisabilitysport.com

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

Interviews: Tuesday 30th April 2019.

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