Kings Cross, Greater London
N1, London
Circa £34,500 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)
Contract, Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Sense has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our Arts, Sports and Wellbeing team as our Sport & Physical Activity Development Manager.

This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week based at our Head Office in King’s Cross, London. This is a fixed term role for 3 years, due to project funding.

Title: Sport & Physical Activity Development Manager
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Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time
Location: King's Cross, London
Contract type: Temporary
Salary: Circa £34,500 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

About the role 
In this new role, you will play a key part in the development our Sport England funded ‘Sense, Active Together’ project, working closely with a team of Regional Coordinators and reporting into our National Sport Manager. This is a fantastic time to join Sense as we grow our programme to ensure that more people with complex disabilities have the opportunity to lead an active life.

You’ll be responsible for overseeing the operational delivery of the project; developing new approaches, managing the day to day budget, and capturing data for reporting. You’ll support the National Sport Manager in raising the profile of the project, promoting our work both internally and externally.

Our team works across the country, so the post holder must be willing to travel as the role requires.

About you 
With a wealth of experience in Sports Development, our ideal candidate will be organised, adaptive and solution focused. You’ll have the ability to manage a project from start to finish. Excellent relationship management skills are essential, as is the ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team. It’s really important that you’re able to align yourself with Sense’s values to provide the best possible experiences to the people we support.

About us 
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: 29th September 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our site) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

No agencies please. 

Posted on: 09 September 2019
Closed date: 29 September 2019
Job ref: 154390_S_43547
Tags: Project Management, Vocational/Services