Covering Dumfries and Galloway & Ayrshire
22.5 hours per week (3 days)
Fixed Term 2022 – 2025
Salary Scale: £25,000 – £28,000 (pro rata) subject to experience
Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic team player who has a passion for inclusion and disability sport?
SDS, in partnership with sportscotland, is seeking to appoint a Disability Sport Regional Manager in Dumfries and Galloway & Ayrshire to lead the implementation, coordination and monitoring of a strategic approach to sport for people with physical, sensory and learning disabilities across the region.
The post holder will work in partnership with and support member Branches, sports clubs, local authorities, Scottish Governing Bodies of sport and other relevant stakeholders in disability sport to deliver inclusive opportunities and a coherent sports specific pathway. The postholder will work across Dumfries and Galloway & Ayrshire and will be responsible for developing new and existing sports structures to support individuals to engage, participate and progress.
The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate proven experience of developing, implementing and evaluating sports development plans and programmes as well as knowledge of sports development pathways. This post is a fixed term post until 31 March 2025.
The postholder will be based in the sportscotland offices, Doges, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Court Glasgow, G40 1DA.
SDS is an equal opportunities employer: we welcome applications from all members of the community.
Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 3 December 2021
Interviews: Thursday 16 December 2021