Swim England


Home Based with national travel

Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date

21 April 2023

Job Description

The Swim England facilities team supports the provision of swimming facilities in England. We provide high level technical support throughout the strategy, design and build phase of new and refurbished swimming facilities. We also produce industry leading guidance notes on the design and operation of swimming facilities in England. The successful candidate will support the facilities team to influence the swimming industry to deliver Swim England’s strategy. This will be done through technical facility advice and consultancy.
We are seeking an experienced facilities officer to join our team on a full time basis, 35 hours per week. Where possible flexible working or job share requests will be considered. The role is Home Basedwith some travel.

This is an exciting opportunity working within the facilities team as part of a busy department responsible for ensuring a provision of aquatic space.  
Reporting to the Head of facilities, you will be responsible for ensuring the Swim England strategy on water is delivered. To find out more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.

The successful candidate must have:

Knowledge of the design & build process of swimming facilities
Knowledge of the operation and management of swimming facilities
Knowledge of the appropriate legislation, standards and guidance in
relation to the design, build & operation of swimming facilities
Strong commercial acumen with the ability to influence commercial
The ability to produce contract reports and provide
Proven ability to form relationships with a variety of external
partners at senior levels
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and presentation skills

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

As a Disability Confident Employer, Swim England actively encourages applications from disabled people. All appointments will be made on merit, following a fair and transparent process, in line with the Equality Act 2010. However, the organisation may employ positive action where candidates from underrepresented groups can demonstrate their ability to perform the role equally well.

Swim England is committed to inclusion and embracing the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible, it will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Swim England is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Richard Lamburn, Head of Facilities via
Interviews to take place on Wednesday 3rd May 2023
No Agencies Please

To Apply

To register with us and apply for this role please visit our candidate portal – link below: