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Community Sport and Activity Officer Apprenticeship

Lifetime Training
£195 per week
Closing date
1 Jul 2023

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Education & Training
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Coach Core's vision is to drive social mobility through apprenticeships and sport, so that every young person can reach their true potential and inspire those around them. Since our launch in 2012, we have worked with over 150 of the biggest sports providers, youth clubs and charities in the country, supporting over 500 young people. As a result of our ongoing expansion, we are now looking to launch a brand-new programme in Surrey!

At Specialist Youth Work you will be working towards a Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer qualification over the course of 15 Months.

Day to day responsibilities:

Description/ duties of role (types of sessions/ wider role to be supporting):

- Supporting the local DofE award offer linked to the physical & residential sections (linked to sports/ outdoors

- Develop and run a detached youth & sports work provision on the streets/ parks where young people meet addressing local issues and promoting healthy choices and sports

- To work and engage effectively with high-risk and or vulnerable children and young people

- Develop, lead and deliver local area (to identified needs) sports projects for groups and or one to one

- Plan, deliver and evaluate youth & sports projects in line with the organisation's quality assurance processes

- Be able to undertake lone working I.e., one-to-one gym buddying system or fitness work

- Support management with the volunteer recruitment process

- Support local youth provision to develop, lead and deliver an educational programme linked to sports and healthy choices I.e., healthy foods, recipes, and fitness programmes

- Develop and manage local contacts and partnerships that enhance and or enrich provision and support sharing of resources I.e., staffing, volunteers, venue and or project resources

- Support SYW in future fundraising, and grant applications linked to youth and sports

- Confidence to listen, reassure and report safeguarding concerns via the organisation's policy and procedures

We particularly welcome applicants from female, black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and homosexual, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently underrepresented within our workforce.

The apprenticeship will enable successful candidates to start an unrivalled 15-month programme of learning, gaining meaningful qualifications and have full support and mentoring based on your individual needs. Successful applicants will be offered full time employment with a recognised physical activity or sports-based employer, earning a wage whilst also working towards the Level 3 Sports and Health Officer qualification with Coach Core as well as a whole host of additional learning opportunities. In addition, whilst employed directly by one organisation, there will also be access to a range of events, training opportunities and other experiences through the other supportive employers.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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0333 014 3669

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