British Blind Sport: Participation Officer

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our friendly team, as the BBS Participation Officer. Funded by Sport England, this role will work to take forward new and established links and initiatives across the blind and partially sighted community to grow participation in sport and physical activity.

Candidates must have a passion for disability sport and a have proven track record of managing and delivering events and projects. Experience in working with or supporting blind and partially sighted people is desirable. The successful applicant must be able to work flexibly and be willing to travel to other locations as and when the role requires.

BBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Where appropriate for a role, a full DBS check will be requested. The role will report directly to the Head of Sport Development within BBS.

We are an equal opportunities employer and our policy is to recruit a diverse workforce and follow the guidelines of the Equality Act. We celebrate difference and encourage everyone to join us and be themselves at work.

If you believe you have the right skills and experience, please download an application form from the British Blind Sport website and send a completed copy by Friday, 10 February 2023.

If you have any questions regarding the role or application process, please contact Alaina MacGregor at 01926 424247.

Location: Hybrid working (home/office) and some travel throughout the UK

Head Office: British Blind Sport, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Interviews TBC: w/c Monday 20th February 2023

Salary: £22,500 to £24,000 per annum

Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Application Dates: From Wednesday 25th January 2023 to Friday 10th February 2023

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