Community Officer (Sport and Leisure)

  • Employer Havant Borough Council
  • Town / City Havant
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £25801 - £29636 per annum
  • Position Type 18 Months Month(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 06/10/2020
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We are pleased to offer this Community Officer (Sport and Leisure) role at Havant as part of the Community Team, facilitating a wide range of sport and leisure infrastructure projects to enable active lifestyles.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with other Council Officers, local residents, statutory and voluntary agencies to help meet the needs of local communities.

The post requires a proactive person who has worked in the Leisure, Play or Sports industry who can evidence exceptional organisational skills and has project management experience.

You will need to enjoy a challenge, whilst working as part of a team which aims to create a positive difference for local people through developing our local leisure, sport and play provision.

You will have the ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with a variety of agencies and people, to ensure tangible and sustainable outcomes.

You will need to support and develop projects and initiatives in response to the needs of local residents in partnership with other agencies.  

The successful candidate will hold a full clean driving license and have access to their own vehicle. 

The working hours will be 37 hours Monday Friday with occasional evening and weekend working as required.

At present this role will be predominately home working with occasional office work subject to permission and H&S clearance.

In return for your hard work and contribution, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave, flexi time, free parking, free tea and coffee, leisure centre discounts, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and more.  Take a look at our website for the full range of benefits and support we offer our staff

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Simon Hasted, Senior Leisure Officer, on 023 9244 6601. The closing date for the role is 6th October 2020 and virtual selection interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on 22nd October 2020.

To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement, outlining your suitability for the role and how you meet the job profile to  Please include the reference number (HB0030) on your form.

The council is an inclusive employer and appoint on merit. We are a Disability Confident Employer and have a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for Veterans.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff members to share this commitment.

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