Streetsport Coach: Robert Gordon Sport

Ref no: RGU02833
Closes: 17/11/19
Location: RGU Garthdee, AB10 7GJ
Rate: £18,342.00 - £21,236.00 per hour pro rata
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Hours: 8 hours per week

Job Summary

Can you help deliver and develop the Denis Law Legacy Trust’s growing Streetsport project? Our exciting long term strategy is now being rolled out and we want you to be able to say “I played a part”

Working in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas, Streetsport supports and empowers young people to be confident, capable, independent and responsible citizens within their own communities.

Your role will be to lead a team of volunteers in delivering sport and creative activities in targeted areas of Aberdeen. You will have experience of leading activity sessions, the knowledge, experience and communication skills required to work with young people and behaviours that can be challenging, have good basic health and safety knowledge and possess a strong commitment to encouraging and supporting the development of young people, being a role model and providing guidance where possible.

You need to be up-to-date with developments in the field and hold a full driving license. Relevant youth work qualifications and NGB coaching awards are desirable however enthusiasm and motivational skills are a must, as is the ability to relate well to young people from various backgrounds. A history of adapting sessions in diverse environments such as schools, parks, astro pitches, carparks and prisons would also be beneficial. Experience of working in a team along with the ability to use your own initiative is also imperative.

In short, you must have energy and drive and be committed to playing a major role in the running of the Denis Law Legacy Trust’s Streetsport programme and helping young people to thrive.

Salary on appointment is £9.5071 per hour and will rise in annual increments. The working hours of the role are ad hoc, and generally fall during weekday evenings, varying from week to week depending on availability and operational demand. You will be expected to work between 2 and 8 hours per week.

This role involves evening work which can vary but typically the shifts available will be between the hours of 18:30 and 22:00.

This post will be subject to the individual joining the PVG scheme. For more information on this, visit www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme

Further information and applications

Closing Date: 17 November 2019

Date published: 07 November 2019
Date updated: 07 November 2019

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