Huntingdonshire District Council



Salary Range


Contract Type

Part Time

Closing Date

28 April 2023

Job Description

Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.
Being active has never been more important and here at HDC we take the health of our communities seriously. We are on the search for someone who can support us in the delivery of sport and physical activity sessions for children, adults and disability groups on a part time basis until 30th September 2023.

A bit about us
The Sports Development team aims to support people to be active and improve both physical and mental wellbeing and reduce health inequalities. Customers of the service include the general public as well as organisations and groups such as Parish/Town Councils, Schools, Disability groups and Youth Service Providers.

A bit about you
With a proven knowledge of sport, play and physical activity programmes and qualified to a minimum level 1 National Governing Body of Sport Qualification or equivalent, you’ll support and deliver safe, fun, and creative sport, play and physical activity sessions for a wide range of user groups including young people, adults and disabled people of all ages.

With a background of working with young people and a proven track record of assisting activity sessions you’ll be known for your excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to lead and motivate user groups including young people.

As a natural networker, you’ll thrive in a team environment and be comfortable working autonomously on occasion, you’ll be approachable, adaptable, and genuinely care about the outcomes for your customers.

This is a tremendous opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our community so if you have experience of working with young people, adults or disability groups and have experience of assisting sports coaches with delivering sports or physical activity sessions for people then we’d love to hear from you!

This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
*Please note we may also have variable hours posts available in addition to this post
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
How to apply
You can apply by either completing an application form or submitting your CV along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to

Should you have any additional questions regarding applying or would like to talk to someone about the role, please contact our Recruitment Team

The closing date is 09:00 on Friday 28th April however, this is a rolling campaign and we’ll be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will close the advert early should we receive suitable applications so please don’t delay in applying!
At HDC we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to bring diversity of thought and make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next permanent opportunity on a full time, part time or condensed hours basis. We also offer a highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme and provide an array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing as well as generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued; there is equality of opportunity and all areas of the community we serve are represented. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

To Apply

You can apply by either completing an application form or submitting your CV along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to