Sessional Lead Sports Coach: Renfrewshire Leisure

Location: Various Locations in Renfrewshire                                   

Salary:  £11.97 per hour                    

Hours: As and when required

Closing Date: 16 October 2019

Renfrewshire Leisure Sports and Health Service is seeking to add to its pool of sessional sport coaches to develop and deliver activity programmes for young people across Renfrewshire. The post holder will work closely with, assist and take direction from Renfrewshire Sports Services Staff to fulfil their role.

The post holder will be expected to work independently and as part of a team, with the other sessional sport coaches and volunteers. The overall purpose of the role is to: To support and assist in the development and delivery of sports activity programmes throughout Renfrewshire. The role will involve working in a school and community setting; therefore, it will involve work during the daytime and during evenings and weekends, we require availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The availability and pattern of work will be determined by the requirements of the service and may vary over time.

Essential requirements of the role include holding relevant UKCC, National Governing Body Awards, (or equivalent) particularly in Football, Gymnastics, Dance and Outdoor Qualifications, be a clear and confident communicator and have experience in working with young people. Be able to plan, prepare and deliver coaching plans for all sessions.  Possession of a full Driving Licence and access to transport would be desirable.

Accordingly, during the recruitment process, if successful, you will be required to become a PVG Scheme Member. If you would like further information in relation to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

For further information please phone: Jim Blythe, Renfrewshire Sports Services on: 0141 618 4306 or email on

Regulated Work with Children and Protected Adults

This post is considered as Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. It is, therefore, an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and/or protected adults.

The preferred candidate will require to become a PVG Scheme member or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check if already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Please Note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please refer to Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Date published: 03 October 2019
Date updated: 03 October 2019


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