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Saltmill Park Sports Development Assistant

ROLE: Sports Development Assistant (Saltmill Park)   


£6.95 per hour (under 20 years)

£7.70 per hour (NMW aged  21-24)

£8.21 per hour (NMW aged 25 and over)

CONTRACT TYPE: flexible zero hours

OPERATIONAL AREA: Devon and Cornwall

LOCATION: Saltmill Park, Saltash



Are you keen to gain some experience of working in sports development and sports facility management?  

We are looking for a Sports Development Assistant to work as part of a team to assist the Sports Development Manager with the daily running of our All Weather Pitch, Skate Park, changing rooms and Pavilion.

You will work with us to ensure Saltmill is presented to the highest standards of cleanliness and health and safety and that our equipment and site are maintained and prepared to ensure a high quality experience for all users.

To take on this rewarding role you will be a pro-active team player, able to take the initiative, communicate with customers, the public and co-workers in a positive manner along with the ability to work evenings and weekends. 

This role will suit a degree student, or recent graduate looking for experience and who is keen to bring community sports development and health engagement theories into practice.

Groundwork South manages Saltmill, as an organisation we are committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action.

For more information regarding the post please call Stuart Dudley on 07710 392072.  To apply download the applicaton form and send to or Louise Bucknell, Groundwork South, Energy Youth Centre, 79 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9DQ before the closing date.

Closing Date: 14th April 2019

Application Pack

Application Form

Job Description and Person Spec

How to Apply

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response. 

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. 

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.