We are currently recruiting for a Workforce Officer to grow our sports coaching workforce and expand the reach of our delivery services

Workforce Officer

Disability Sports Coach are currently recruiting for a Workforce Officer to grow our sports coaching workforce and expand the reach of our delivery services to help more disabled people enjoy the benefits of being active. This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast-growing team to help deliver our ambitious plans to reach more disabled people in London.

Disability Sports Coach is an award-winning charity which uses the power of sport and physical activity to enhance the lives of disabled people in London.

We do this by delivering a network of inclusive Community Clubs across London, delivering inclusive coaching at schools and colleges, and training organisations to adapt activities for all. Our work empowers disabled adults and children to enjoy happier, healthier lives by providing life-changing opportunities to enjoy regular sport and physical activity.

Reporting to the Partnerships Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment, development, retention and administration of the Charity’s Coaching, Volunteer and Tutor workforce. The ideal candidate will have an interest in coaching and experience of managing projects within a sports environment.

As we are a small charity, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of disabled people.

Salary: £22,000 - £26,000pa dependent on experience

City: London / Remote Working

Job Type: Full-time (37.5 hours). There will be alternative working patterns throughout the year, and you will be required to vary your working days accordingly.

Essential Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year’s experience working within a physical activity and sports development environment
  • Experience of managing a Coach/Volunteer workforce including knowledge of recruitment and retention strategies
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management

Skills & Qualifications

  • IT literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and understanding of the use of social media
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills


  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Remote working opportunities
  • Pension
  • Private Health Care (on successful completion of 6 month probationary period)
  • A network of social activities at the House of Sport
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How to Apply

Applications should be made via the Online Application Form. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 27th June 2022, and interviews will take place at the House of Sport on 6th and 7th July 2022.

If you are unable to complete the online form, you can download a Word version of the application form and equal opportunities forms below.

Download the Application Form here.

Download the Equal Opportunities Form here.

If you have any questions about the role or application process, please contact Hugh on 07772 677259 or by email to hugh@disabilitysportscoach.co.uk

Our Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

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