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Casual Active Community Coach

South Derbyshire District Council

South Derbyshire Active Communities and Health Team are looking to recruit up to 10 motivated Casual Active Community Coaches to support various activities across the District of South Derbyshire. You will be part of a team of coaches who will be leading and delivering sporting and physical activities primarily to young people aged between 5 and 16 years, however some activities will also be targeted at the 16+ age range. Staff will initially be employed to work on South Derbyshire District Council’s extensive range of summer delivery between the 24th July and the 25th August. This will include the Active Schools Partnerships, Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Camps across various primary school sites; Get Active in the Forests Out and Active holiday camp at Rosliston Forestry Centre and the Summer Playscheme which will see the Play, Sports and Adventure Mobiles travel across the district to deliver over 100 free sessions to families and young people. Staff will be employed on a casual basis, however staff may be offered up to 37 hours per week during the school holidays. Additional opportunities will then be available on both school and community programmes from September 2023 onwards. This will be a combination of community-based sporting programmes with the Active Communities and Health Team and school based educational programmes through the Active Schools Partnership. Additional opportunities to work on the award winning ‘Get Active in The Forest’ programme of outdoor and adventurous activities. All hours are subject to service demand and will include daytime, some evening and weekend hours. Activities (subject to qualification and experience) could include :- multi sport activities, Bikeability, outdoor and adventurous activities, Nordic walking, cycling, generic sports delivery, event support, leadership programme delivery, sports mentoring, along with projects and programmes associated with the Active Schools Partnership such as competitions and festivals. Full training will be given where necessary for specific activities Provisional Interview Date: 22 and 25 May 2023. Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Active.SD@southderbyshire.gov.uk or call 01283 595873


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£10.50 – £17.06 per hour depending on duties undertaken


Casual Hours



Placed on

Mon 24th April, 2023



Sport / Activity


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