Sports and Fitness Facilitator

Job details
Black Prince Trust, 5 Beaufoy Walk, Off Black Prince Road, Lambeth, London SE11 6AA
Closing date: 
Friday, March 15, 2024 - 16:00
£27,824 to £30,106 p.a. pro rata (actual salary: £19,476 to £21,074)
Contract type: 
Working hours: 
24.5 hours (must be available Mondays and Thursdays)
Reports to: 
Head of Volunteering and Community Services
Contact email address:
Contact telephone number: 
0207 924 2949

Do you want to organise and facilitate an inclusive sports and fitness programme? We are looking for an experienced Sports and Fitness Facilitator to support our students to reach their sports and fitness goals.   

Share is a registered charity and a centre for training and wellbeing. We provide a range of programmes helping adults with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs become more happy, healthy and independent. Our vision is a world where disabled people are fully included in society, living the life they choose, and we need talented people to help us make that happen.  

 Main responsibilities  

  • You’ll plan, coordinate and deliver an exciting and creative programme of inclusive sports and fitness activities  
  • You’ll deliver coaching sessions that are adapted to a diverse cohort of students  
  • You’ll work to expand our local community and sports networks by identifying and developing partnerships and opportunities  

 About you  

  • You’ve got experience in facilitating sport and exercise sessions that enable people to acquire new skills to better understand their health and wellbeing   
  • You have previously planned and coordinated inclusive sport or health and wellbeing activities  
  • You’ve experience in identifying, building and maintaining positive relationships with a wide range of organisations, agencies and individuals  
  • Most importantly, you share our strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in society, and you believe in equality for all.  

Full job description and person specification

Why work for us?  

Share is committed to empowering disabled people. You’ll make a difference every day, helping people to live as independently as possible.  

 Our values drive us forward. They provide the framework for everything we do, including who we hire. We believe everyone has something to offer others, and we build on people's individual talents, interests, and abilities. We think happy employees are successful employees.  

 We won employer of the year at the Wandsworth Business Awards in 2019 and we hold gold Investors in People accreditation. This means we truly understand the value of people: we focus on what people can do, not what holds them back. And we have robust policies in place so that every single person working at Share takes ownership of making our programmes come to life.  

 We’ve been praised for our supportive working environment where everyone has a voice and is valued. You’ll be surrounded by people who support you, challenge you, and inspire you. 

 Full list of benefits when working at Share.  

 How to apply  

We actively encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic communities and with lived experience of a learning disability and/or autism. This is because we believe our staff should reflect the diversity of our student body wherever possible in order to provide the best possible service.    

To apply for this role, please send us your CV and a cover letter addressing the three questions below:  

  • What are three qualities that make you an excellent Sports and Fitness Facilitator?   
  • What is your experience of facilitating sports programmes for adults with learning disabilities and autism?   
  • How would you develop the Sports and Fitness programme at Share?    

  Please send us your CV and cover letter to  

  If you would like to have a chat about the role or visit us prior to applying, please contact a member of the HR team at    

 We focus on ability and believe people work best when they feel valued, safe and happy. We do all that we can to make sure that Share is friendly and welcoming to everyone. All CVs and applications are sanitised to ensure unbiased recruitment.  

This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of the right to work in the UK. If you are disabled and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please contact us on 020 7924 2949.  

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We look forward to receiving your application.  

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