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Sports Development Officer

  • Location: South East
  • Organisation: WheelPower
  • Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 dependent on skills and experience
  • Closing Date: 08 July 2019 | Coaching & Sports Development

Sports Development Officer

Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 dependent on skills and experience

Location: Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Buckinghamshire with events around the UK

We are the national charity for wheelchair sport based at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Buckinghamshire. We provide opportunities, facilities, expertise and equipment that enable disabled people to participate in sport and physical activity and lead healthy active lives.

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated Sport Development Officer to manage and drive forward our sports event and participation programmes. You will need demonstrable experience of working in a sports delivery environment and a proven track record of organising and running successful events.

You will have a good understanding of the sector, as well as a desire to work within sport for disabled people and a passion for organising events, aimed primarily at young and newly disabled people.

This role requires availability on some evenings and weekends to deliver the events programme which will also include some national travel.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join a team where you can help transform the lives of disabled people.

How to apply

If you would like to know more about the role or discuss it informally please contact Pasan Kularatne, Head of Sport and Physical Activity by emailing or calling 0788 9716 669.

Download and complete our application form to applyNote that applications submitted by CV will be rejected.

Return your completed application form to: Mr. Pasan Kularatne, WheelPower, Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttmann Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP or by emailing it to

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check via the Disclosure Barring Service.  

WheelPower is committed to equal opportunities and fairness and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is 5:00pm Monday 8 July 2019

Interviews will take place at Stoke Mandeville Stadium during the week commencing 15 July 2019

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