Sports Activity Officer

  • Employer Huntingdoshire District Council
  • Town / City Huntingdon
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £21920 per annum
  • Closing Date 11/07/2021
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Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.

The Sports Development services at Huntingdonshire District Council are seeking an individual to support its programmes of increasing participation in sport and physical activity across the district.

You will need current qualifications in sports coaching (at least one Level 2 qualification) and with a proven experience of planning and delivering high quality sports and activities to various user groups.

Excellent communication, organisation and administrative skills are essential as well as building effective relationships in this customer facing delivery role.

Please note that the post holder will be required to hold an enhanced DBS. This post will be required to work at various sites across our leisure services in Huntingdonshire and the hours of work will will include weekdays, weekends and evenings and occasionally Bank Holidays.

We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.

TO APPLY A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website at

Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment Business Partner

Closing date for completed applications is 11 July at midnight and interviews will be held 22 or 23 July.


At HDC we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to bring diversity of thought and make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next permanent opportunity on a full time, part time or condensed hours basis. We also offer a highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme and provide an array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing as well as generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued; there is equality of opportunity and all areas of the community we serve are represented. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

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