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2017 Graduate Community Sport & Physical Activity Programme (Legacy Makers) - Job Vacancies

£12,000 to £16,781
Full Time
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
Placed On
Tue 9th May, 2017
5:00pm - Fri 9th June, 2017
Interview Date
Thu 13th July, 2017
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS), in partnership with the 7 Districts of Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland would like to support 10 recent graduates in a 12 month placement opportunity.

We are looking for self-motivated individuals to help support localities to develop and deliver needs led, targeted sport and physical activity opportunities to their communities, whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job training.

Based and hosted in localities, an allowance of £12,000 - £16,781 (dependant on locality and responsibility) will be paid and training opportunities provided.

In order to be eligible to apply for programme, candidates must have completed their academic studies (degree or equivalent level 6 qualification) in the past two academic years, i.e. 2015/16 or 2016/17. Applications that do not meet these criteria will be rejected.

Enclosed within the application pack you will find:

  • A Job Description and Person Specification
  • An Application Form
  • A working preference sheet.
  • An Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 9th June 2017, with interviews being held on Thursday 13th July 2017 at SportPark, Loughborough University.

Completed applications forms (Application Form, Working Preference Sheet & Equal Opportunities Form) should be returned to Teresa Dalby at info@lrsport.org

Start dates will vary depending on locality area/role; however successful candidates will be expected to attend an induction day on Monday 4th September 2017. Please note that candidates may be asked to attend an additional meeting, prior to being offered a position.

2017 Marketing and Communications Graduate

In addition, Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS) are looking to recruit a Marketing and Communications Graduate (£15,807 to £16,492) to support the Marketing, Communications and Event functions at Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport. For more information, please visit www.lrsport.org/jobs/4214

Supporting Documents:

2017-graduate-assistant-application-form-covering-letter.doc (Document, 156.5 Kb)

2017-graduate-assistant---sda-jd-pd.docx (MS Word, 81.1 Kb)

2017-graduate-assistant-application-form.doc (Document, 282.5 Kb)

2017-graduate-assistant-preference-sheet.docx (MS Word, 56.1 Kb)

equal-opportunities-monitoring-form.docx (MS Word, 16.6 Kb)

Dan Mitchinson / Teresa Dalby / 01509 564888 / info@lrsport.org


Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport actively promotes diversity in employment and sport and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. To add your job please submit your job specification.


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