Posted: 01 April 2016

Scottish Swimming-Swimming Project Officer

Scottish Swimming
Job Type:
Swimming Project Officer
Salary circa £25k plus 6% pension
Closing date:
20 April 2016
Interview date:
05 May 2016
12 Month Fixed Term

Scottish Swimming’s vision is thatEveryone Can Swim’.  Have you got the ambition and expertise we need to help us to achieve this?

As one of Scotland’s most successful sports governing bodies, Scottish Swimming is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual with the vision and expertise to cover a 12 month fixed term Swimming Project Officer role, to support the implementation of the Scottish Swimming Development Plan. 

The position will work closely with Local Authorities, Leisure Trusts, Clubs and sportscotland to plan, monitor and evaluate a co-ordinated approach to swimming development.   Specifically focussing on supporting and enhancing the delivery of an all-inclusive development pathway providing opportunities for everyone to participate and compete in any aquatic discipline. 

The position will provide targeted support in the following areas; workforce development, managed learn to swim-club links; membership growth and retention; building and sustaining partnerships with key agencies. 

The successful candidate will be highly motivated with a minimum of three years relevant experience in sport development, experience in working within a swim school environment and experience of sports clubs, in particular aquatic clubs.

Scottish Swimming is committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited, and welcomes application from all sections of the community.

For further information and a recruitment pack please go to the Scottish Swimming web at

Closing Date:  Wednesday 20th April 2016

Interview Date: Thursday 5th May 2016