Sports Development Officer

Sports Development Officer Banner
Sports Development Officer Icon

Sports Development Officer

Disability Sport Yorkshire is the Yorkshire-wide co-ordinating body for physical activity and sport for disabled people. We have been working across the region for over 30 years. We deliver development activities, projects, training programmes and events in order to engage disabled people of all ages in physical activity and sport. We are outcomes focused and committed to bringing about change. Following a period of recovery and regeneration, the need for our services has never been greater. With over a million disabled people in Yorkshire of whom only 18% are physically active there is still much work to be done.

Wakefield, WF2 9EF
Contact Name
Judith Russell
Contact Telephone
Contact Email

About Sports Development Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic sports development officer with well-developed interpersonal skills to help us build a dynamic and accessible offer to disabled people across Yorkshire and the Humber; someone who can develop partnerships with a range of stakeholders and engage and inspire disabled people across Yorkshire and the Humber to take part in physical activity and sport.

This is a wide and varied role, and the successful candidate will have a broad skill set. The postholder will organise and deliver activities and events including the delivery of our 'Sporting Futures' programme in communities across Yorkshire, in partnership with local clubs and organisations. They will oversee the financial, physical and people resources associated with these projects and provide leadership to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of the programme.

We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills, experience of delivering sports coaching and training, proven organisation skills, ability to managing projects and able to work on their own initiative.

Supporting Documents:

sdo-post-details-081123.docx (MS Word, 86.3 Kb)