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Netball Development Officer
Swindon, Wiltshire, UK
Swindon, Wiltshire
United Kingdom
Up to £22,930 per annum (based on 18 hrs per week)
Part time
22 Dec 2019
067316
03 Dec 2019
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GLL is looking for a part time (18 hours pw) Netball Development Officer based at Dorcan Recreation Complex in Swindon, Wiltshire. Community is at the heart of everything we do. Here at GLL, one of our key aims is to make sport and fitness available and accessible to the communities in which we operate. We are investing in our facilities and need a passionate Netball Development Officer to help us develop community participation in Netball.

This is an interesting role that will use your passion for sport, particularly Netball, as well as your people skills to develop and co-ordinate a strategic approach to Netball development within Swindon. You'll work with key partners to increase participation in the Swindon area and maximise usage of the Dorcan Netball Dome, offering a range of coaching, umpiring, volunteering and player development opportunities to ensure the future success of the sport and central venue. You'll also be dealing with a range of people as diverse as school children, the elderly, religious and ethnic groups, so you will need to have excellent communication skills to be able to relate to each type of person. You will work closely with the General Manager, Partnership Manager, England Netball and Wiltshire Netball to assess the promotion of Netball as well as your methods and successes.

Ideally, you will have a degree in sports development or a sport-related subject and a Netball Coach qualification plus demonstrate your experience of working in the field such as coaching and teaching. Although working as part of a wider team, you will be expected to manage yourself and your own workload and will be self-sufficient. You will be comfortable dealing with stakeholders at all levels and adept at giving presentations. A creative thinker, you will thrive on devising new initiatives to work with the community to foster their participation in sport and exercise.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you have the passion and skills for this role, then apply now.

The welfare and safety of the children in our care is of the utmost importance to us at GLL. We follow safer recruitment procedures to ensure that our staff are checked and appropriate to work with children and young people. Therefore we'll require you to complete an enhance DBS check before you will be allowed to start work.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
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