Posted: 09 December 2019

SDS - Disability Sport Regional Manager (Maternity Cover)

Scottish Disability Sport
Based in Stirling and will work across Central Region and East and West Dunbartonshire
Job Type:
Both part time and full-time options will be considered
flexible depending on the right candidate
£25,000 – £28,000 subject to experience
Closing date:
10 January 2020
Interview date:
21 January 2020
9 months to cover the maternity leave of the existing postholder

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 maternity cover for a Disability Sport Regional Manager based in Stirling to lead the implementation, coordination and monitoring of a strategic approach to sport for people with physical, sensory and learning impairments 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 the Central Region as well as East and West Dunbartonshire. The post 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. It is envisaged that the contract will be for a period of 9 months to cover the maternity leave of the existing postholder. The post will be based in Stirling. Both part time and full-time options will be considered with hours flexible depending on the right candidate.

For a full job description, candidate specification and application form, see below or apply online here:

OR, contact Caroline Lyon, Administrator, Scottish Disability Sport, Caledonia House South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ
Tel: 0131 317 1130

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 10th January 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 21st January 2020