Information

  • Hours: 2x half-days per week
  • Location: South East/Central Wales (Bridgend, Cardiff, Newport, Torfaen, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent and Merthyr) 
  • Salary: £150 per day


Doorstep Sport Advisors (DSAs) play an integral role in supporting StreetGames’ mission of ‘changing lives, changing communities, changing sport’. These individuals provide essential front-line connectivity, supporting locally trusted organisations and partners to maximise the impact of sport. This specific DSA role will focus on the StreetGames’ work funded through the Healthy and Active Fund to engage inactive families across 7 Local Authorities (Bridgend, Merthyr, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Newport, Blaenau Gwent, and Torfaen) in South Wales.

StreetGames is looking for individuals with experience of working in sport, youth, or community development. Candidates should also have experience working with disadvantaged communities and the skills to be able to support organisations, bringing them together to work towards a common goal. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and people management skills as well as being solution-focused. The individual should possess a good knowledge of how to effectively design programmes for people living in lower socio-economic communities using sport to contribute to wider social outcomes.

We are offering a contract equivalent to 0.1f/t (Half day per week) until March 31st, 2020 with potential scope to extend. This contract proposes a flexible approach and should fit into the applicant’s other commitments.  Doorstep Sport Advisors will be paid £150 per day exclusive of expenses.  Secondment opportunities will also be considered.

Applying for the role(s)

To apply, please download the application form, job description and equal opportunities monitoring form(optional), then send your completed application to [email protected] using the subject  Doorstep Sport Advisor – Family Engagement Project’ in the subject line. If you have any questions relating to this post, please contact [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th January 2020 at 1:00pm

Shortlisting will take place in the week of Monday 27th January 2020 with interviews being held on Tuesday 4th February 2020.

If you know you will be unavailable that week, please include this in your application.


 

StreetGames is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, employee, volunteer or member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, pregnancy, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief.

StreetGames is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.