Job Vacancy - Wiltshire Cricket Disability Development Officer

Job Title: Wiltshire Cricket Disability Development Officer
Contract: Permanent, Full-Time Position
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week
Remuneration: £23,000 + expenses + Stakeholder Pension Scheme

Wiltshire Cricket Limited, in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners wish to appoint a Disability Development Officer to deliver Lord’s Taverners disability programmes (Disability Schools Cricket Programme and Super 1s) across Wiltshire. Through Super 1s, the officer will provide community-based cricketing opportunities, both competitive and coaching, for young people with disabilities. The Development Officer will use the power of cricket as a tool for change, increasing confidence, communication, leadership, and independence in the participants. The role will also oversee other disability initiatives including Disability Schools Cricket Programme delivery (table cricket & soft ball), Champion clubs and the disability pathway which directly contribute to the disability strategy of the ECB / Lord’s Taverners partnership.

This new and exciting role seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for supporting and developing young people, working with multiple partners and organisations.

Wiltshire Cricket Limited is a high-performing County Cricket Board responsible for the growth and development of Cricket, including delivery of ECB Participation and Growth Initiatives and charity-led programmes. In line with ECB’s Inspiring Generations strategy and our own ‘Driving Cricket’s Future’ strategy, Wiltshire Cricket continues to offer and develop cricket opportunities for a diverse audience throughout the county, as we aim to make Cricket a game for all.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with a passion for the impact that Sport can have on people’s lives. This person will become an integral part of the Wiltshire Cricket Development team, leading the continual development and growth of Disability Cricket throughout the county. This role comes three years after the appointment of our first ever Disability Development Officer and so will look to build on the fantastic progress made during that time.

To apply please complete the application form, taking note of the Job Description.

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th August 2023

Interviews are proposed to take place: w/c 11th or 18th September 2023

If you wish to discuss the role before applying, please contact Sam Dent.
Email: [email protected] or Mobile: 07484 916777. 

Safeguarding Statement:

Wiltshire Cricket is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safe recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.