Job Description

Community Sports Coach - Bristol

Community Sports Coach - Bristol

  • Location : Gloucestershire
  • Wage £111 (per week)
  • Apprenticeship level : Intermediate
  • Start date : 18/02/2019
  • Closing date : 11/02/2019
  • Working Week: Monday-Friday
  • Hours Per Week: 30 Hours Per Week Inc. Evenings, Weekends

Role Details


To support the Youth Moves Team to plan, deliver and monitor a coordinated programme of high quality, professional youth work activities and opportunities for young people from across South Bristol. With a particular emphasis on sports coaching and opportunities for young people to participate is sports activities.

Those who demonstrate commitment and a will to want to better themselves in this sports coaching programme will then be offered 14-18 month employment working and training for 30 hours a week on Coach Core beginning February 2019. You will work towards your Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2.

Coach Core Benefits
Achieve qualifications and vocational training that matches the criteria required by employers within the sports industry.
Mentoring and experience of working alongside professionals from the industry including Sports Development Officers, experienced sports coaches and personnel from National Governing Bodies.
Practical experience of working in the industry at sports event, in schools, in clubs and coaching within sports venues.
An opportunity to meet new people of a similar age, have fun, become a role model and give something back to the community.
The opportunity to attend exciting events and training throughout the apprenticeship

In July 2012, The Royal Foundation launched Coach Core; a new, innovative and exciting sports coaching apprenticeship targeting young people who wish to gain further education and employment in sport. Since then, apprentices in cities across the UK have been able to enjoy an intensive but incredible opportunity to become educated and employed for 14 - 18 months with some of the biggest sports providers and clubs in the industry.
With a full support team in place, apprentices have thrived both with their professional and personal development as we look to enhance the lives and opportunities for all Coach Core students from the first day to the last.
Successful applicants will be involved in a paid full-time sports coaching training programme to support your development and prepare you for future employment. At the end of the 14 - 18 months, you will leave with recognised qualifications, new skills, knowledge and a wealth of experience working as a trainee sports coach plus the opportunity to attend events unique to this programme.
The responsibilities involved will be;
• To prepare and implement well-structured and progressive coaching programmes ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of the participants.
• To assist and support other coaches and youth workers in delivering high quality youth work sessions.
• To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage young people to participate in sport/ physical activity and our youth work provision.
• To provide support to other young people taking on volunteer roles where appropriate.
• To be committed to continuous professional development relevant to the post and personal training needs supporting future career advancement.
• To carry out administrative duties as necessary eg maintain accurate attendance registers, and to add records to our Views database.
• To assist in the collation of statistics on all aspects of Youth Moves delivery
• Liaise with Line Manager to resolve any issues.
• Perform a risk assessment prior to the session, and ensure health and safety standards are met throughout the session.
• Working hours are likely to be unsocial and may regularly include evening and weekend work.
• To develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships with all partners and community organisations.

Future Prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications

Address :

Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS4 1DQ

Skills Required :

Candidates must be enthusiastic about wanting to work within their chosen coaching area and be committed to the 14 - 18 month apprenticeship.

Qualification(s) Required :



Learning Provider : LifeTime Training

Occupation Type : Apprenticeship

Job Role :

Expected Duration: 12-15 Months

Training Provided
Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2
Key Skill in Application of Number Level 1
Key Skill in Communication Level 1
Employee Rights and Responsibilities Workbook (ERR)
Personal learning and thinking skills

Company Description

Company : Youth Moves - Knowle
Company Website :

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