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Salary: £23,000 – £26,625 (Grade C)

Full-time – 37 hours per week, subject to flexibility

Fixed term, 1 year contract

Location: County Durham Sport Offices, however you will be required to travel within County Durham and occasionally regionally. County Durham Sport has a Hybrid Working Policy in place.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 16th May 2022


About County Durham Sport

County Durham Sport is the Sport England funded Active Partnership for the area. An independent company, with charitable status, our role is to support, influence and improve the local delivery system for sport and physical activity and remove the barriers to moving. Ultimately, tackling inequalities is at the core of our work, we influence the system to ensure those people not currently accessing/benefitting from physical activity can get involved.

County Durham Sport has a passionate belief that everyone is able to improve the quality of their life through involvement in sport and physical activity. Our partnership’s ambition is to inspire and connect people and organisations to raise aspiration and remove the barriers to an active and healthy lifestyle and encourage our local system to reflect the needs, aspirations and requirements of the people and communities we serve.

Click here to view our strategy.

Vision – A Healthy Lifestyle Is An Easy Choice For Everyone

Mission – Challenging inequalities and changing lives through sport and physical activity


About the role

County Durham Sport (CDS) is looking for a passionate, collaborative and dedicated individual to join the team.

Within the role the officer will be responsible for supporting County Durham Sport’s vision and mission to remove the barriers to moving by challenging inequalities and changing lives through sport and physical activity and supporting community engagement through a place based approach.

The post holder will work mainly on the organisations Active Places and Together Fund programmes.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the impact sport and physical activity can have on reducing inequalities.

Click here to download the job description and personal specification.


How to Apply

To apply please complete the application form and return via email to please note that this will be the only form of application accepted.

Application deadline date: Closing date: 9am, Monday 16th May 2022

Interviews are scheduled to take place Tuesday 7th June 2022.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact: Katy Thompson (Active Places Coordinator) on