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Disability Officer Job Advertisement

7 July 2014

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust are Recruiting

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated Disability Officer to organise and deliver our disability sports offer to manage the Sport England funded Inclusive sport project within Rotherham, working with key partner organisations and services and developing new sport provision for adults with a range of mental health issues as well as providing inclusive sports opportunities.

 The purpose of this role will also to be to support volunteers and partner agencies to embed sports delivery as part of their services to ensure the sustainability of the project beyond its 3 year cycle.

 The project targets adults with mental health issues who have limited access to sport. The specific groups which will be targeted are:

•             Adults diagnosed with psychosis (chronic depression, bi-polar and schizophrenia)

•             Adults who have experienced brain injury, triggering psychotic disorder

•             Adults with early dementia diagnosis that is leading to cognitive and mental deterioration.

 The project will build the capacity of community organisations working with these groups by training support staff, carers and service users to deliver sport provisions to ensure sustainability and improve the long term access to sporting activity after the end of this funding.

Title: Disability Officer

 Employer:   Rotherham United Community Sports Trust

 Duration:  3 years fixed term

 Hours:37 hours a week including some evenings, weekends and holidays

 Salary: £21450

 Responsibility to:  RUFC Head of Community

 Responsibility for:Disability Sports Coach, volunteers 

 How to apply:

Please send application form and cover letter or request an RUCST Application form by email for the attention of Jamie Noble; jnoble@rotherhamunited.net or download here http://www.rotherhamunited.net/RUCSTApplicationForm.doc

 Closing Date: August 2014st1

 Interview dates:

August 2014th and 8thInterviews will take place on the 7

 Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures.


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