Leisure Projects Officer

£23,761 - £27,947 pro rata

(inclusive of local weighting allowance)

21 hours per week

2 year fixed term contract

Plus Essential Car User allowance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed person to join our successful Leisure Development team at Three Rivers District Council in South West Hertfordshire. The teams’ work covers sports, arts, play development and recreational activities for older people, together with the delivery of a number of externally funded community projects.

As Leisure Projects Officer, you will be responsible for continuing the established work with children, young people and adults with disabilities by engaging them in a variety of leisure activities. You will also be responsible for managing a variety of leisure projects ranging from training and education schemes, youth activity programmes and large scale community events.

You should have gained work experience in a sports, leisure or social care background, in particular from working with adults or children with disabilities. You should also have experience of working with young people and practical marketing skills. You must be an excellent communicator, be highly organised and be a good motivator with the ability to cope with a varied workload. Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable.

The Council offers 28 days’ annual leave (30 days to employees with five years continuous local government service, pension and life assurance schemes).

For further information about the post, call Charlotte Gomes on 01923 727322.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Provisional interview date: Friday 12th February 2016 

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert. 

Alternatively you can contact our Customer Service Centre

Completed applications should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council or returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall

Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and in service. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community.