Scottish Disability Sport - Regional Manager

Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) is the Scottish governing and co-coordinating body of all sports for people of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability. SDS has the vision of leading inclusive sport in Scotland for participants and athletes with physical, sensory or learning disabilities.

SDS, in partnership with sportscotland, is seeking to appoint a Disability Sport Regional Manager in North and South Lanarkshire to lead the implementation, coordination and monitoring of a strategic approach to sport for people with physical, sensory and learning impairments across the region.

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 30 July 2021

The post holder will work in partnership with and support member Branches, sports clubs, local authorities, Scottish Governing Bodies of sport and other relevant stakeholders in disability sport to deliver inclusive opportunities and a coherent sports specific pathway.

The postholder will work across North and South Lanarkshire and will be responsible for developing new and existing sports structures to support individuals to engage, participate and progress.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate proven experience of developing, implementing and evaluating sports development plans and programmes as well as knowledge of sports development pathways. This post is a fixed term post until 31 March 2022.

For a full job description, candidate specification and application form, see the SDS website here.