JOB TITLE: Netball Development Officer
REPORTING TO: Regional Manager
JOB SUMMARY: To work closely with the netball membership and partners within the County
to develop, and deliver the plan for netball in the County, within the context
of the Strategic Business Plan and best practice guidelines.
KEY TASKS: Back to netball (B2N) and increasing adult participation
To organise, promote and monitor B2N programmes.
To develop and sign post B2N participants to relevant exit routes including
B2N festivals, leagues and clubs.
To pilot other initiatives and opportunities to increase adult participation and
affiliation as agreed.
Children and young people
To work with local partners to plan and support the delivery of national
interventions and programmes including High 5, School Games, school club
links and young volunteering/ leadership initiatives.
To support registered and accredited CAPS clubs.
To work with schools, clubs and community groups to develop new junior
clubs and to increase the number of young people participating in Netball.
To promote schools affiliation packages and increase the number of
Education and training
To organise and administrate England Netball coaching and officiating
workshops in line with agreed priorities.
To promote all England Netball education and training resources, workshops
To signpost coaches, officials and volunteers to local mentoring schemes
Working with volunteers
To work in partnership with the County Chair and County Netball Association
to deliver and monitor the County plan.
To access local funding support and signpost potential clubs, coaches,
officials and volunteers to relevant schemes.
To support research, promotion and development of products linked to the
participant centred approach.
To work and communicate with key partners including the County Sports
To respond to enquiries.
To provide a level of administration support to the County Academy
programme where agreed.
To be a CRB evidence checker and trainer.
To carry out agreed County or Regional specific projects as appropriate.
To abide by the provisions of the England Netball Equality & Diversity Policy.
To respect and promote the spirit and intentions of the Company’s
Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Netball Policy.
To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are
consistent with the responsibilities of the post and the needs of England
Skills/Abilities/ Knowledge of the sporting landscape, current initiatives and programmes (E)
Knowledge and experience of working with volunteers and/or voluntary groups
Knowledge and understanding of the importance of health and safety issues in
event/activity planning (D)
Experience of achieving targets with limited resources and tight timescales (E)
Understanding of the importance of partnership working (E)
Understanding and commitment to equity and welfare in Sport (E)
Understanding of promotional techniques (D)
Education/ Sports Related degree or equivalent (D)
Netball Coaching Qualification Level 1 or above (D)
IT Skills IT literate (E)
Experience At least one years experience of coordinating and implementing sports or
community development programmes in a paid or voluntary capacity (E)
Understanding and experience of project and event planning (E)
Attributes Good organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage own time and
prioritise tasks (E)
Good written and verbal communication skills (E)
Ability to influence a variety of partners (E)
Ability to work as part of a team (E)
Ability to motivate yourself and others (E)
Awareness of England Netball organisational structures (D)
Ability to react positively to change (E)
Ability to work on own initiative to make good decisions (E)
Accuracy and Attention to detail (E)
Positive attitude (E)
Ability to adopt a flexible approach to provide a quality service to meet the
needs of various partners and members (E)
Access to vehicle for work purposes (E)
Full and current driving licence (E)
Willing to work unsociable hours, including evenings and weekends (E)