Salary: £20,520 – £22,515 (subject to experience)
Location: The Lothian region – East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian and West Lothian (based in Edinburgh)
Lothian Disability Sport (LDS) is seeking to appoint a Branch Coordinator (35 hours per week) to help carry out the work of the branch. LDS operates as a branch of Scottish Disability Sport, covering the four local authority areas of City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.
A registered charity we promote, co-ordinate and develop a wide range of sports and recreational opportunities for all ages and abilities throughout Lothian.
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about sport, ideally displaying experience of working with children and/or adults with disabilities. As Branch Disability Sport Coordinator you will be required to plan, co-ordinate and deliver a number of events in a wide range of sports run by Lothian Disability Sport in conjunction with key partners. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to co-ordinate teams representing the Lothian branch at Scottish Disability Sport national events.
A key element of the job will be to increase awareness of the work of Lothian Disability Sport and to promote the activities organised by the branch, as well as responding to enquiries from the general public. You must have excellent interpersonal skills as you will be liaising with key staff from the four local authorities in Lothian as well as with leisure trusts, voluntary organisations, local clubs, coaches, volunteers and other key partners.
The post will involve travel throughout the Lothian region and it is desirable that the post holder provide their own transport – appropriate travel expenses will be paid. The post is initially offered on a three year fixed term basis and will be based at Norton Park, Edinburgh.
Closing Date: Wednesday 12th October 2016 (12noon)
Interview: Week commencing Monday 17th October