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Sports Assistants 2021-22

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Newcastle University Students’ Union

2021 – 2022 Sport Assistants x 4

Part time, up to 10 hours per week, for the academic year 2021-22. The roles require flexible working including evening and weekend work from week commencing 6th September 2021.

We are committed to enabling our students to fully participate in non-academic sport and physical activity in a safe and positive way through our Students’ Union’s Campus Sport and Give It a Go Programme. The Sports Assistant supports delivery of the programme by attracting students through promotion and marketing, developing the portfolio and facilitating or delivering activities.

The holders of these roles will be required to attend a variety of sessions (both in person and virtually) and promotion each week within the programme, and as such, the hours will be split over 2-4 days in short shifts. Candidates will need to be flexible with the hours they can work. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organisation, and communication skills, be very friendly and approachable, and actively seek engagement with students. This post would ideally be suited for Newcastle University students.

Pay and Reward

Hourly rate will be the equivalent of Real Living Wage

To apply

Please forward CV and covering letter to

Candidates are also required to complete and return NUSU’s Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information

Your application should demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria as set out in the job description specification to be considered for interview.  Please describe how, and to what extent, you meet the criteria as well as any further information that is relevant to the position for which you are applying e.g., details of work experience, achievements and interests.

NUSU is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such we particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented at this level in our organisation.

The Job description is available here

Closing date for receipt of applications:  6th August 2021
Interviews will be conducted week commencing: 16th August 2021