Active Community and Wellbeing Manager Apprenticeship (SLM) - Harborough Leisure Centre - Market Harborough

If you enjoy working with different groups of the community - and are passionate about being active- we want to hear from you!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 Hours Per Week - Exact Shifts To Be Confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Community Sports and Activity Officer (CSAO) apprentice you will be an integral member of the Community, Sport and Health team. The role will contribute to a Sport and Active Wellbeing strategy, this role will utilise the power of sport to engage with the community to deliver a range of sport, health and wellbeing programmes and initiatives.

As a CSAO you will develop skills to scope, organise and coordinate the delivery of opportunities for local communities to get more participants physically active.

As a CSAO you will explore skills to engage and build relationships with partners that work with hard to reach participants within communities and provide support to enable them to increase and strengthen physical activity opportunities successfully implement behavioural change skills within their communities

As a CSAO you will be involved in practical experience of how to develop and devise appropriate sports or physical activity programmes and learn how to work with local and national governing bodies of sport, community organisations, the voluntary sector and sport for development agencies.

Responsibilities will include developing and eventually leading physical and sporting activity programmes such as Basketball, climbing and the Balance Ability scheme. The apprentice will also assist in developing The Holiday Activity Programme, which are positive and enriching activities for young people receiving free school meals.


  • To promote the values and vision of the organisation professionally in the role
  • Develop, lead and deliver Priority local area (to identified needs) sports/ activities & wellbeing projects for groups
  • Be able to undertake lone working I.e., one-to-one gym buddying system or fitness work
  • Deliver inclusive activities to a high standard supporting the community across the centre.
  • Achieve the company's customer service, customer feedback and research standards as laid out in EQMS consistently across.
  • Ensure marketing activity is effective to maximise awareness and increase participation.
  • Remain current with local strategies which may impact the Health & Wellbeing Development Plan and implement accordingly
  • Develop and manage local contacts and partnerships that enhance and or enrich provision and support sharing of resources I.e., staffing, volunteers, venue and or project resources
  • Promote the concept of 30 minutes of activity 5 times a week.
  • Attend meetings as required

At Everyone Active you will be working towards a Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer qualification over the course of 15 Months.

The training you will be getting

  • Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential Progression to a full time position upon completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

This role will involve working across our six Leisure Centres within South Leicestershire and within the community locality area of each of these centres.

About the employer

Everyone Active is part of Sports and Leisure Management Ltd, we are the longest-established leisure contractor in the UK, having been founded in 1987. We are called Everyone Active for a reason: we have made it our mission to encourage everyone we come into contact with to participate in at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, either in one of our centres or via online training, five times per week. To help us achieve this mission, we manage over 200 leisure and cultural centres a


(SLM) - Harborough Leisure Centre - Market Harborough


Northampton Road

LE16 9HF

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Community sport and health officer

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jan 2024