Overview of the role:
To engage people in sport and physical activity across local communities.
Description of role:
The Community Sport and Health Officer’s role is to:
- Support behaviour change
- Work with national governing bodies of sport (NGB’s) and other relevant sport development agencies
- Plan engaging and innovative activities using sport and physical activity
- Understand personal and social barriers to sports and physical activity participation
- Demonstrate the effectiveness of sport or physical activity programmes
- Use customer insight to design sport and physical activity interventions
- Use ICT to monitor and evaluate programmes in order to measure impact and demonstrate outcomes
- Understand why there are health inequalities within certain communities
- Understand the importance of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle
- Help to use sport as a tool for social change
- Adapt traditional games to ensure that experiences are positive for all participants
- Understand the principals of safeguarding, child protection and working with vulnerable adults
- Be first aid trained
The Community Sport and Health Officer will be able to:
- Use strategies to help inactive people to become active
- Use various approaches to change attitudes to sport and physical activity in local communities
- Support people to become involved in the preparation, planning and delivery of sport and physical activity
- Communicate clearly with a range of different groups in a range of different ways
- Adapt to different situations and use own initiative to problem solve
- Build partnerships with communities, businesses and other relevant stakeholders
- Ensure that provision is inclusive, customer focused and accessible
The Community Sport and Health Officer will demonstrate:
- Excellent work ethic and attention to detail
- Superb time management
- A positive attitude to work and be a role model within communities
- A willingness to work as a team but also individually
- An appetite to learn and develop personally and professionally
- All of the Active Fusion values in the way that they work and live
English and Maths:
Apprentices without level 2 (or equivalent) will need to achieve this before the final assessment.
There are no required qualifications for completing this apprenticeship. It is expected that apprentices will leave with a meaningful and transferable portfolio. There are no mandatory prerequisite qualifications, although as examples, a multi skills level 2 coaching qualification or community or higher sports leaders’ awards would be an advantage.
The apprenticeship will take between 16-20 months to complete – only exceptional candidates will be likely to complete in a shorter time frame.
Apprentices will be employed at the national minimum wage for apprentices.
Successful candidates will be able to move into more senior roles within the sector – leading teams of people or specialising with certain communities, sports or programmes.
Active Fusion has a strong track record of appointing graduate apprentices.
Request an application form and for information email Jonny Allan:
|Salary||£3.90 per hour|