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VACANCY | DISABILITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

VACANCY | DISABILITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Middlesex Cricket, in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners, wish to appoint a Disability Development Officer to deliver Lord’s Taverners disability programmes (Table Cricket and Super 1s) across Middlesex.

Job Description – Disability Development Officer

Job Title: Disability Development Officer

Reports to: Middlesex Cricket and Lord’s Taverners
Date Effective: 25th of April 2022 (subject to notice periods)
Remuneration: £24,000 - £26,000 plus expenses

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

Term: Fixed term: 18 months (extension subject to funding)

Middlesex Cricket, in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners wish to appoint a Disability Development Officer to deliver Lord’s Taverners disability programmes (Table Cricket and Super 1s) across Middlesex. 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 Table Cricket and Champion clubs which directly contribute to the disability strategy of Middlesex Cricket, the ECB and Lord’s Taverners partnership. The person will also work closely with Middlesex’s Head of Disability County Cricket.

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 organizations.

JOB PURPOSE & FOCUS

SUPERVISION AND WORK PLANNING

The focus of this role is to deliver the aims and outcomes of the Super 1s programme and disability cricket across the 17 London boroughs that form the county of Middlesex. These include:

The needs of this role are:

The successful post holder will be:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

Desirable

The Disability Development officer will work across Middlesex and will have office space available at Middlesex Indoor School, East End Road, Finchley, N3 2TA or Lord's Cricket Ground.

The employee’s normal working days will be Monday-Friday and will normally be expected to complete at least 35 hours in a week. Due the nature of the work involved in this position, the employee will be required to work some evenings and weekends. The post holder will be required to carry out their duties at such times and on such days that are the most effective to perform the responsibilities of the position.

This job description outlines the principle accountabilities/main duties relating to this post and does not describe in detail all the duties required to carry them out. Other duties may be required to be undertaken from time to time as directed by Middlesex Cricket.

To Apply

If you would like to be considered for this post please complete Middlesex Cricket application form, along with a covering letter, explaining your reasons for applying to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Midnight on Sunday 13th March 2022. Candidates will be invited for interview and will be contacted via email by 18th March 2022 and Interviews will be held at Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QN week commencing the 28th March 2022.

Middlesex Cricket are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Middlesex Cricket is committed to protecting and safeguarding the young people and children we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a process of vetting, including the disclosure of criminal records and the seeking of references. We ensure we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer work practice across our organisation and across all the services we provide.

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