Company Name: County Durham Sport

Job title: Workforce Development Co-ordinator

Location: County Durham Sport Offices (however, you will be required to travel within County Durham and occasionally regionally/nationally)

Closing date for application: Wednesday 30th October

Salary: £26,000 - £28,500

Hours: Full-time

Job description:

County Durham Sport are looking for a well organised, flexible, outgoing and experienced Workforce Development Co-ordinator to join the team. The individual will lead and oversee the organisations work on workforce (including coaching, volunteering and paid workforce) with a particular focus on tackling inactivity across the county. The post will play a key role in reducing levels of physical inactivity across County Durham by ensuring that the current and future workforce (paid & voluntary) are skilled, knowledgeable, confident and capable to meet demand.

The successful candidate will drive and support the development of local workforce across both traditional and new non-traditional agencies, support coaches & volunteers on their journey, increase the number of session leaders and activators at a local level and help develop their skills, insight and knowledge in relation to tackling physical inactivity in County Durham.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the impact sport and physical activity can have.

Previous experience and a proven track record of successfully delivering in a sports/coaching/teaching/workforce development related environment are desirable but not essential.

The post is subject to a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More information and how to apply:

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Becks Lippe (Assistant Director) on 0191 307 7117 or

To apply for the role, please follow the link below, which will take you to the County Durham Sport website.