“Active US” Multisport Activator (x5) Ref 20585

School/department: Estates and Facilities/Sussexsport  
Hours: Part-time. Hours between 3 and 6 per week depending on sport applied for.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term September 2023 to March 2024
Reference: 20585
Salary: starting at £21,761 to £ 22,197 per annum, pro rata if part time current salary scales can be found here
Placed on: 07 July 2023
Closing date: 04 August 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 22nd September 2023

This vacancy is only open to current Sussex students. 

Job description

"Active US” is an exciting and collaborative project between Sussexsport and the Students’ Union which will be starting its 10th year in September 2023. 

The aim of “Active US” is to increase Sussex students’ regular participation in sport and physical activity, keeping students engaged when they transition from school or college to university and throughout their time at university.

To help deliver this project Sussexsport requires an enthusiastic and self-motivated student to deliver the running of weekly sport specific sessions, one off events and sports leagues.

This person should have knowledge of their chosen sport and ideally would have experience in either playing or coaching. Full training will be provided to aid the student to deliver the session as well as first aid training. The successful candidate should be able to demonstration good time keeping skills, organisational skills, communication skills and a willingness to work with others.

We are looking for Multi-Sports Activator applications in the following sports: (Netball x1, Football x2, Badminton x1, Women’s Football x1)

Due to the nature of the work involved, any individual undertaking this role is considered to be engaging in “regulated activity” as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, and as such will be required to undergo an Enhanced level DBS check with a children’s barred list check.

For an informal discussion about the post contact:  Harry Shooman (Sports Participation Coordinator) on (01273) 678345  or hws25@sussex.ac.uk

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download Job Description and Person Specification ref 20585 [PDF 136.59KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

"This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information"

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to jobapps@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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