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Sport and Health Development Officer
  • Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Reference: SER/21/165855
  • Published: Tue 21/09/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 18/10/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,955 - £30,515 pa
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, Surrey

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Sport and Health Development Officer

FIXED TERM CONTRACT - 1 YEAR (Maternity Cover)


An enthusiastic and dynamic individual with a real passion for developing sport and physical activity is required to join a forward thinking, motivated team. Elmbridge Leisure and Cultural Services is a fast moving team dedicated to providing high quality services, which meet the needs of the community and contribute to a better quality of life.

The Sport and Health Development Team drive the Physical Activity Strategy, which aims to shape the development of physical activity in the Borough. A dynamic individual is required to help move the strategy forward, ensure that the action plans are delivered to a high standard in order to increase levels of physical activity within the Borough.

Working within the Leisure and Cultural Services Team, the suitable candidate will need to have a good knowledge of sports development and local government and will need a minimum 2 years’ experience of sport and health, community, and physical activity development work within the public and/or private sector. As well as demonstrable interest in the benefit of improving health to the local community.

To succeed you will need an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a sports related subject, experience in the development of sporting, leisure, physical activities, and health opportunities for young people. A good knowledge of local, regional, and national initiatives, policies, and sport governing body plans.

It is key that you have good communication skills, and the ability to develop excellent working partnerships with coaches, clubs and schools and other internal and external agencies. You will need a flexible approach to work, a full driving licence and access to a vehicle to enable travel throughout the Borough

For an informal chat, please contact Lewis Razey, Sport Development Officer on 01372 474581 or email

Closing Date: Monday 18th October 9am

Interview Date: Thursday 28th October