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Leisure and Community Services Officer

Contract Permanent
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £28,846 - £30,153
Closing date Friday 6 April 2018 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held on 26 and 27 April 2018
Department Governance

Job summary

This extremely varied post within the Leisure and Communities Team includes the management of the Eden Leisure Management Contract; working with a wide range of voluntary groups and partner organisations from around the district and administration of the Council’s grant and Bursary schemes.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills together with experience of working with community groups and partners to develop, manage and deliver sports and leisure programmes and events. You will also be able to demonstrate experience of contract administration, budget management, and preparing strategic reports and project plans. In addition to this you will be qualified to degree level in a leisure related discipline.

The post holder will be required to travel independently in order to attend meetings and events throughout the County.

Job description

Leisure and Community Services Officer (PDF: 863Kb / 6 pages)

Job application guidance

Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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