Sport and Leisure Facilities Officer - MID06269

Midlothian Council

Sport and Leisure Facilities Officer - MID06269

£10,001 - £20,000

Midlothian Council, Lugton, Midlothian

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 2 weeks ago, 3 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 28-07-2024 (In 5 days)

job Ref: MID06269

Full Job Description

Job Description


We have recently completed a review of our Midlothian Sport & Leisure Service structure and are ready to move forward with our service which;

  • Meets the needs of Midlothian residents to enable them to be physically active, providing a positive & safe environment & varied programme of opportunities to be active.
  • Meets the needs of Sport & Leisure staff, providing them with a positive working environment, feeling valued, supported and with opportunities to develop.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated team player to join our team as Facilities Officer.



  • Educated to HNC or equivalent degree level in a relevant discipline.


  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation.
  • Nationally recognised governing body qualification.
  • IOSH Qualification

Work and other experience


  • Minimum of two years’ experience of working within sport, health, leisure and or recreation industry.
  • Ability to identify good practice and promote the role of inclusive & accessible sport and activity facilities.
  • Experience in management of projects in areas of sport, health, leisure and or recreation industry.
  •  Experience of working with and influencing partners.


CLOSING DATE: Sunday 28th July

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 15th August


Position Title: Sport and Leisure Facilities Officer

Directorate: Place

Location: Various Sites around Midlothian

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 18 hours per week

Working Pattern: TBC

Weeks per year: 52

Based on 18 hours over 52 weeks per year, the minimum actual salary for this position is £14,492.48 per annum. 


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The Individual

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

If you are a trainee of a Midlothian Council Training Programme, have a disability or you are a care experienced young person you are eligible for a guaranteed interview if you meet the essential criteria for the post.