Lancashire Rugby League Development Office

  • Organisation: Wigan Warriors Community Foundation
  • Salary: £18,000 Per Annum
  • Contract Type: 12 months Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 5th August 2019 - 12pm
  • Interview Date: 9th August 2019

Wigan Warriors Community Foundation is Wigan Warriors official charity and uses the power of Sport to make a positive difference to people’s lives. We work across many areas in Wigan and Lancashire delivering a wide range of programmes from rugby league coaching through to programmes that improve health, wellbeing and improving the career prospects of young people and adults.

In an exciting new partnership with Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, the role will develop and increase the presence of both parties throughout all localities of Lancashire by providing opportunities to access rugby league related school provision, holiday and match day activities, healthy recreation and wellbeing improvement programmes.

You will:

  • Work in close partnership with Blackburn Rovers Community Trust to service Blackburn with Darwen Schools Sport Partnership (SSP) Primary Rugby League delivery requirements
  • Work with secondary schools in Lancashire to deliver and grow Rugby League 9’s participation in line with the Rugby Football League’s 11-14 growth strategy
  • Explore and support the establishment of a Lancashire based amateur rugby league club based ideally within the Blackburn and Darwin area
  • Lead on all health and wellbeing related projects within Lancashire
  • Work towards and achieve income targets set by Sky Try/SSP and the Community Foundation/Trust
  • Be a flexible member of the Wigan Warriors Community Foundation and Blackburn Rovers Community Trust teams and when requested assist in the delivery of other projects and activities

You will have:

  • NGB Level 2 qualification in Coaching Rugby League
  • A proven track record of delivering rugby league coaching to young people in a school environment
  • Significant experience working in or developing sport with young people

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The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. To apply for the position please complete the application form detailing how you meet the criteria for the role. Please return your completed application to

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