Jobs

Jobs

Our Jobs page will advertise opportunities to join the Wesport team as well as advertising current vacancies within the sector. If you would like us to advertise a job please get in touch via the speak to us section on this page. 

Wesport Jobs

Project Manager (Sport Welfare)

The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport) is seeking a new Project Manager (Sport Welfare) to add to its existing team & as part of the new national network of Sport Welfare Officers.

A new national network of Sport Welfare Officers is being created across England to support National Governing Bodies (NGB) and their local clubs to promote good practice and safe sport for children,
young people and adults on a local level. The Sport Welfare Officer roles will add capacity and expertise to the existing safeguarding work of NGBs and Active Partnerships. They will help further
understand safeguarding in local clubs e.g. how policies and procedures are cascaded and help share good practice. They will work closely with other Sport Welfare Officers, National Governing Bodies and wider organisations; to connect people working on welfare and safeguarding, both inside and outside sport.

  • Location: Wesport, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 2QQ
  • Contract: Full time (37 hours per week)
  • Salary: £29,623 - £30,512 per annum

For further information & to apply, please see:

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Monday 12th February 2024.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th March 2024 in Bristol.

Project Officer (Sport Welfare)

The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport) is seeking a new Project Officer (Sport Welfare) to add to its existing team & as part of the new national network of Sport Welfare Officers.

A new national network of Sport Welfare Officers is being created across England to support National Governing Bodies (NGB) and their local clubs to promote good practice and safe sport for children,
young people and adults on a local level. The Sport Welfare Officer roles will add capacity and expertise to the existing safeguarding work of NGBs and Active Partnerships. They will help further
understand safeguarding in local clubs e.g. how policies and procedures are cascaded and help share good practice. They will work closely with other Sport Welfare Officers, National Governing Bodies and wider organisations; to connect people working on welfare and safeguarding, both inside and outside sport.

  • Location: Wesport, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 2QQ
  • Contract: Full time (37 hours per week)
  • Salary: £27,922 - £28,761 per annum

For further information & to apply, please see:

Closing date: 12:00 noon, Monday 12th February 2024.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th March 2024 in Bristol.

Opportunities within the sector

Cricket Coach - Primary Schools

Bristol Sport Foundation are looking to appoint an experienced cricket coach who would relish the opportunity to coach high quality, fun and engaging cricket lessons and clubs in primary schools, to inspire children to lead active, healthy and happy lifestyles.

Leading cricket-based curriculum and extra-curricular sessions to classes of up to 30 children from a various year groups, abilities and backgrounds. You’ll mainly be working alongside a second coach and together will be responsible for pupil safety, behaviour and of course, enjoyment! With no two days the same in this role, you’ll embrace adapting to different schools and working with a wide range of children, school staff and fellow coaches.

  • Location: Schools in Bristol, South Glos, North Somerset and Bath & North East Somerset. Occasional travel to Ashton Gate Stadium.
  • Contract: 35 hours/week, Monday – Friday between 8.45am and 4.45pm. Fixed term from Monday 15th April 2024 until Sunday, 31st August 2025 (extension dependant on performance and funding)
  • Salary: £21,750 – £23,250

For further information & to apply, please see:

  • Find out more here

Closing date: Sunday 18th February 2024 (may close early if sufficient applications received)

Active Row Bristol Programme Manager

London Youth Rowing (LYR) are looking for an excellent manager for their Active Row Bristol programme, someone who is passionate about inclusion and keen to share key Life Skills through the sport of rowing with young people.

Active Row (AR) is LYR's flagship school engagement programme. The programme aims to engage participants from a range of different backgrounds, introducing them to the sport of rowing, tackling inactivity, building Life Skills, and improving wellbeing.

  • Location: Bristol
  • Contract: Full-time. Monday to Friday, typically with at least one evening a week and occasional weekends
  • Salary: £26,000

For further information & to apply, please see:

  • Find out more here

Senior Cycle Leader

All Cycle Bath & West are seeking to appoint a senior cycle leader.

The Senior Cycle Leader will provide oversight and support delivery of our services for users of the Charity reporting directly to the Business Manager. With their support, the Senior Cycle Leader will maintain and develop good relationships with service users, volunteers and other stakeholders.

  • Contact: 15 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,000 pro rata

For further information & to apply, please see:

  • Find out more here

Useful links for careers in sport

The websites below advertise job vacancies from a range of organisations.

UK Sport: Jobs in Sport

Careers in Sport