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Disability Development Officer

In partnership with the Lord's Taverners, the Steelbacks in the Community Team are looking to recruit a Disability Development Officer. Are you passionate about developing young people and providing sporting opportunity to disabled people across Northamptonshire? Full full details and to apply, send your CV and a covering letter to jim.hawkins@nccc.co.uk Deadline for applications: Friday September 3rd, 2021

Location
The County Ground, Abington Avenue, Northampton., NN1 4PR
Contact Name
Jim Hawkins
Contact Telephone
07739 708335
Contact Email
jim.hawkins@nccc.co.uk

About Disability Development Officer

The focus of this role is to deliver the aims and outcomes of the Super 1s programme and disability cricket across Northamptonshire. These include:
 To promote and develop disability cricket in community hubs and offer both participation and competitive opportunities
 Develop initiatives that increase confidence, communication, leadership, and independence. Ensure participants personal growth can develop beyond cricket
 To promote and deliver the Lord's Taverners Table Cricket programme across Northamptonshire.
 To ensure pathway opportunities for young people with a disability
 To promote and implement the Steelbacks in the Community Disability Development Plan and Policies

The needs of this role are:

 Plan, deliver and review the Super 1s disability community hubs that are aligned to the needs of the local people
 Successfully engage young disabled people aged 12-25 years old into a Super 1s community-based hub
 Deliver a year-round Super 1s programme that is diverse, inclusive and is open to young people with a disability from the community
 Ensure Super 1s delivers an inclusive programme that develops participant's personal skills and future prospects using cricket as its engagement tool
 Develop cricket opportunities for all players of all standards (coaching, tournaments, teams, or casual play)
 Deliver a year-round Super 1s competition that engages all disability community hubs in a minimum of 3 competition days and a final
 Create a sustainable pathway for higher ability players through increased Super 9s and County squad provision, and signpost players through the existing County squad pathway
 Engage relevant schools, colleges and community groups to become active in Table Cricket
 Train and upskill teachers and group leads to deliver Table Cricket sessions within their school or group
 Run a county-wide Table Cricket competition that feeds into Lord's Taverners regional structure. County competitions must provide a competitive opportunity for active schools and target participants that have limited access to mainstream competitive opportunities
 Recruit and train Young Leaders across both Super 1s and Table Cricket to support disability cricket activity
 Develop partnerships with external organisations and stakeholders resulting in an enhancement of the cricket development plan
 Manage and run monitoring and evaluation of Super 1s and Table Cricket through the provided online system
 Maintain regular communication and dialogue, whilst also capturing feedback, opinion and a review of satisfaction
 Provide formal written reports and case studies, and ensure that all monitoring and evaluation is undertaken as required
 Work closely with existing cricket clubs to engage with disabled people where possible
 Support the development of the wider pool of volunteers and sports coaches by mentoring and / or signposting for opportunities both formally and informally
 Ensure the branding and identity of the programmes within delivery
 Increase awareness of Super 1s and Table Cricket programmes locally

Supporting Documents:

nccc-disability-development-officer-jd.pdf (PDF, 282.3 Kb)

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