Scottish Gymnastics Jobs

Ethics, Welfare and Conduct Coordinator

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000  
Status of Role: Full time
Place of work: Scottish Gymnastics HQ, Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh 

Are you passionate about helping clubs provide a positive and safe environment for all to learn and enjoy gymnastics?  

Scottish Gymnastics (SG) has embarked on an exciting journey with a 12-year strategy that will see the growth of ‘a strong Scottish Gymnastics, inspiring and nurturing emerging talent’ and we are looking for like-minded people who will help us on the way.  Through our 12-year strategy we have identified a need to focus on areas that will make a real difference.  

We are looking for a candidate who is keen to support the administration and coordination within our Ethics, Welfare and Conduct team. This will include leading the planning, expansion, promotion and administration of all safeguarding and PVG courses, processing all PVG application forms and PVG disclosure certificates as well supporting the Ethics, Welfare and Conduct Managers with club level complaints. The role also involves delivering PVG workshops and leading on content for the regular newsletters. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a team unswerving in its ambition to provide a positive and safe environment for all to learn and enjoy gymnastics.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work proactively with volunteer safeguarding officers, clubs, coaches, officials and key partners. The role requires candidates to be organised with a high attention to detail, customer driven with an excellent telephone manner and be able to manage their workload.

The full job description and person specification can be found HERE.

If you think you are right for Scottish Gymnastics and this role excites you, please send us a letter of application outlining your experience, along with a copy of your CV to HR@scottishgymnastics.org to arrive no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 31 July 2019.   

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 14 August 2019.

Scottish Gymnastics is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a working environment free from any form of harassment, intimidation, victimisation or unjustifiable discrimination. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of discrimination. All appointments are made purely on the basis of merit and ability.

If you would like to chat more about the role, please contact Lara Gregson, Head of Operations, on 0131 271 9736 or via email at lara.gregson@scottishgymnastics.org


Team Managers

In November 2017 we recruited our first nine Team Managers who have played a major part in delegations attending training camps and competitions representing Scottish Gymnastics and Scotland.  We are now looking to recruit up to four more Team Managers, for future representative competitions in 2019 and beyond across all Scottish Gymnastics disciplines for which gymnasts will qualify and also be selected.  

The Team Manager is a crucial role within the delegation attending these events.  Working with the Scottish Gymnastics Performance Team, the successful candidates will be expected to lead on the management of delegations attending events within the UK and Europe.  The Team Manager will lead on co-ordinating and communicating all team related information to the gymnasts, coaches and officials.  

This is a voluntary role but all expenses will be covered by Scottish Gymnastics.

If you are interested you can view the Team Manager job description and personal specification.

To apply pelase complete the application form by 9am on Monday 6th August 2019 

When applying please be aware that if you are successful you need to be available to attend interviews being held on Tuesday 20th August 2019 at Caledonia House, Edinburgh, complete an online training course in January and attend the Team Manager training workshop which also takes place in Caledonia House, Edinburgh on Saturday 14th September 2019.

If you have questions about the role please get in touch with Wendy Purdie at wendy.purdie@scottishgymnastics.org or 0131 271 9746 to discuss further.