Salary: £8.69 per hour

Hours: Minimum of 5 hours per week. Session days and times to be agreed with successful candidate/s, but will include Saturday working.

Contract Type: Fixed term until April 2021

Responsible to: Empower Project Coordinator

Job Location: Main place of work is Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Liverpool, L17 1AG but all employees are required to be flexible in their approach to working conditions and expected to work at other sites as and when required.

Closing date: Monday 20 May

Interview date: Tuesday 28 May

 

Job Purpose

To provide sport and recreational activities, sessions and support primarily for disabled people. Sport Coach will provide sports coaching for participants, remove barriers and enable them to engage in sport and physical activity opportunities.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide organised coaching sessions, taster sessions and individual support as required
  • To maintain partnerships with voluntary and statutory organisations, education establishments and Community clubs, in order to provide an enhanced programme of sporting activities for disabled people on Merseyside.
  • Develop and strengthen links with local sports clubs and partnerships to encourage ongoing participation.
  • Give one to one support to disabled people to allow them to take part fully in community activities including sport, fitness and physical activity.
  • Have the ability to adapt sessions to include all people.
  • Have a positive attitude to overcoming barriers to an individual’s participation.
  • To do outreach work in schools and community groups, and to link participants into further opportunities available at Greenbank and wider Merseyside network.
  • To provide a smart friendly and professional service to project participants
  • To promote the facilities, services and experiences to potential customers, members and organisations.
  • Promote equality and diversity at all times.
  • Comply with all of Greenbank’s policies and procedures.
  • Attend staff meetings and training.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by management from time to time.

This job description is an outline of the main duties of the post. The post holder will be required to undertake other activities related to achieving the organisations objectives, as determined by the Manager.

This job description may be reviewed when necessary in line with the development of the organisation.

Greenbank is an Equal Opportunities employer and applications are particularly welcome from disabled people.

Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

 

Person Specification

Candidate’s suitability will be measured by assessment in the following ways:

A – Application: I – Interview: R – References: O – Observation:

 

The main duties, qualities, skills, qualifications and experience required:

Essential

Relevant experience in disability sport and physical activityA/I
NGB coaching qualifications (1 at Level 2 or 2 Level 1) and experience in a range of sports and activitiesA/I
Knowledge and experience of working with disabled peopleA/I
Knowledge of Paralympic and Inclusive SportsA/I
Enthusiastic and proactive about working with disabled people doing physical activities in a sport environmentA/I
Experience of leading sessions/LeadershipA/I/R
To be a team player and ability to work on own initiativeA/I
Flexible and able to cover sessions at short noticeA/I
Good customer care skillsA/I
Experience of manual handlingA/I
Experience of linking disabled people to appropriate activities and opportunitiesA/I
Commitment to the promotion of safe learning and safeguarding practiceA/I
Commitment to undergo training as part of an agreed performance review systemA/I

 

Desirable

Knowledge of disability related networks  and legislationA/I/R
Safeguarding of young people and adultsA/I/O
Experience/ understanding of CyclingA/I
First Aid/Safeguarding trainingA/I
Cycle Maintenance experienceA/I
To hold a current Driving Licence with Category D1A/I
How to Apply

Use the button below to download the job application form then once completed email to applications@greenbank.org.uk

Application Form

Greenbank is an equal opportunities employer and provider of services.

No job applicant, trustee, member of staff, volunteer or service user should receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin; gender; marital status or caring responsibility; sexual orientation; age; physical, sensory or learning disability; mental health; political or religious beliefs; long term health condition; employment status; unrelated criminal convictions; union activities.

Equality & Diversity Policy (158kb)

Salary: 

Hours: 

Contract Type: 

Responsible to: 

Job Location: 

 

Closing date: 

Interview date: 

Job Purpose

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

This job description is an outline of the main duties of the post. The post holder will be required to undertake other activities related to achieving the organisations objectives, as determined by the Manager.

This job description may be reviewed when necessary in line with the development of the organisation.

Greenbank is an Equal Opportunities employer and applications are particularly welcome from disabled people.

Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

 

Person Specification

Candidate’s suitability will be measured by assessment in the following ways:

A – Application: I – Interview: R – References: O – Observation:

 

The main duties, qualities, skills, qualifications and experience required:

Essential

 

Desirable

How to Apply

Use the button below to download the job application form then once completed email to applications@greenbank.org.uk

Application Form

Greenbank is an equal opportunities employer and provider of services.

No job applicant, trustee, member of staff, volunteer or service user should receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin; gender; marital status or caring responsibility; sexual orientation; age; physical, sensory or learning disability; mental health; political or religious beliefs; long term health condition; employment status; unrelated criminal convictions; union activities.

Equality & Diversity Policy (158kb)