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Leisure Development Officer
Shefford, UK
Central Bedfordshire
United Kingdom
£30,141 - £31,587 per annum, pro rata
Full time
24 Feb 2019
06 Feb 2019
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Here in Central Bedfordshire, we want to maximise the wellbeing of our residents. We aim to engage our residents in a wide range of opportunities in sport, active recreation, learning and culture through our six leisure centres, one theatre and two football facilities. Plus, we’re enhancing our ability to do this by embarking on a £20million improvement programme for Dunstable Leisure Centre.

The Leisure Development Officer role will play a central part to support and develop purposeful relationships with a range of stakeholders, groups, clubs, customers and Sport England. The post holder will look to support and develop engagement which increases participation in sport and physical activity and delivers broad outcomes for the authority and its key partners including Sport England across 6 leisure centres and community football facilities.

The role will involve supporting and developing engagement with a range of stakeholders to increase participation at The Grove Theatre ensuring that the Arts Council England’s priority focus on children and young people can be embedded into the programme. Exploring and supporting a broader programming across the council venues to attract new audiences, create a cohesive cultural offer and, through the operating model, add value to the Arts Council England priorities of how working with children and young people can be embedded into the programming and education and outreach work.

A reliable, trustworthy and solution-focused ambassador for the service, you’ll also be instrumental in supporting customers and clubs from the Dunstable Leisure Centre when the centre re-opens after the major redevelopment in early 2019.

Sensitive to the fact that you are using taxpayers’ money, you will be strong on planning and executing projects, with good attention to detail and the determination to see things through to completion. Your passion for working with customers will make you stand out.

We are looking for a new team member that has qualifications or experience necessary to perform the job. Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in related discipline such as (Sports science, business, arts culture & community engagement) demonstrable experience of working with stakeholders to develop service delivery and improve outcomes for customers as well as experience in working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders. Join us, and you’ll get the right level of support as well as industry recognised training to ensure you can develop and progress within the organisation. You’ll also find your own greatness as you ensure high levels of customer satisfaction across our leisure estate.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Claire Byles via Email: Claire.byles@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or by Tel: 0300 300 6570

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team via Email: Recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

To view the Job Description and Person Specification click here: Leisure Development Officer 

Please click ‘Apply Now’ below to apply.

Closing Date: 24th February 2019

Interview Date: 7th March 2019

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.  

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we, therefore, thank you for not submitting your application offline.

If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx
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