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Participation Officer

  • Organisation: British Blind Sport
  • Salary: £22,500 to £24,000 per annum
  • Closing Date: 28 February 2020 | Coaching & Sports Development

Are you passionate about the role that sport and physical activity play in peoples’ lives? Would you like to take on the challenge of tackling inactivity across the UK? An exciting opportunity has become available to join our small but ambitious and friendly team, as a British Blind Sport Participation Officer. British Blind Sport is the National Disability Sport Organisation that supports blind and partially sighted people to get active and play sport.

Funded by Sport England, this role will work to take forward new and established links and initiatives across the visually impaired (VI) community within England to grow participation in sport.

Candidates for the post must have a proven track record of managing and delivering projects and a high level project and event planning skills is needed. Experience in working with or supporting visually impaired people is desirable. The successful applicant must be able to work flexibly and be willing to travel to other locations as and when the role requires.

British Blind Sport is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and as such, where appropriate for a role, a full DBS check will be requested.

British Blind Sport actively promotes diversity in employment and welcomes applications from all parts of the community, particularly people with sight loss.

The role will report directly to the National Partnerships Manager within British Blind Sport.

For more information on the role please follow the link provided. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday February 28th. To apply, please return a completed application form to or post it to British Blind Sport, 19 Coventry Road, Cubbington, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 7JN. Interviews will be held on Thursday 5th March. Please state in your application if you are unable to attend an interview on that date.

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