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Workforce Development Officer

Workforce Development Officer

Workforce Development Officer

Contact Name
Noel Haines
Contact Telephone
Contact Email
Salary Range: Grade 10 - £27,387 - £30,762 per annum
Full Time
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
Placed On
Fri 21st September, 2018
12:00am - Wed 10th October, 2018
Job Reference
Interview Date
Tue 23rd October, 2018
Contract Type: Fixed Term – November 2019 (12 months subject to annual funding)

Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS) are seeking to recruit a Workforce Development Officer to lead our approach to developing a skilled and motivated sport and physical activity workforce. This is a work area of growing importance both for the sector and for LRS and the successful candidate will:

  • Lead the delivery of our Workforce Development Plan.
  • Work with our partners to plan and co-design workforce development programmes.
  • Build a more diverse sport and physical activity workforce that supports our communities become more physically active.
  • Support our existing paid and unpaid workforce to become more customer focused and embrace the concept of behaviour change.

The role will be to lead the delivery of the above work areas and to ensure that specific projects, programmes and initiatives are delivered on time and on budget. The successful candidate will be encouraged to explore opportunities to work with new partners and organisations to unlock access to different communities and cohorts of people who may be interested in working or volunteering in sport and physical activity.

You will need to be a self-starter, well organised and highly motivated, with the ability to engage people and develop effective working relationships. You will have a degree in sport or a related discipline or appropriate equivalent and transferable career experience.

If you feel you have the right skills and passion for this area of work and would like to join a successful and high performing team, please apply by going to East Midlands Shared Services

Supporting Documents:

job-description-person-spec.pdf (PDF, 207.8 Kb)

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.


  • Leicestershire County Council
    H&B LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Melton LSA
    Sport England
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Leicester
    Active Rutland
  • Harborough LSA
    O&W LSA
    County Sport Network


  • Equality Standard
    Melton LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Safeguarding
  • O&W LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Charnwood LSA
    H&B LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • County Sport Network
    Sport England