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Community Development Officer (Sport and Physical Activity).

Role Responsibility

Fixed Term Full Time until 31st March 2027

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed and self-motivated individual to join the Active Kent and Medway team as a Community Development Officer (Sport and Physical Activity).

It is an exciting time for our organisation, we have recently rebranded from Kent Sport and launched Move Together, a new countywide strategy to support more people, to be more active, more often.

The ideal candidate will have experience in community development, and a passion for sport and physical activity. You will be able to support us in working more closely with the voluntary and community sector, and create successful partnerships with sport and physical activity providers, to help us better understand and serve the needs of Kent’s communities. Hosted by Kent County Council, we are a collaborative and supportive team and one of the most successful Active Partnerships in the country. We are looking for someone committed to our mission of changing lives through sport and physical activity.

If you are an effective communicator, thrive on developing partnerships and believe you have the skills and experience to meet this challenge then we look forward to receiving your application.

Interviews will be conducted on Friday 30th June 2023.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

Sophie Ward

03000 417225

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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