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  • All Xcite Venues - Casual Football Coaches 3x

    At Xcite we sometimes require flexible individuals who can be called into action at short notice!

    You'll be on standby to help during busy times and to cover holidays.

    Closing date: Ongoing

    Salary: £17.75

    Hours: Casual

    Apply Online here 

  • All Xcite Venues - Casual Gymnastics Coaches 3x

    At Xcite we sometimes require flexible individuals who can be called into action at short notice!

    You'll be on standby to help during busy times and to cover holidays.

    Closing date:Ongoing

    Salary: £17.75 

    Hours: Casual

    Apply online here 

  • All Xcite Venues - Casual Golf Coaches 2x

    At Xcite we sometimes require flexible individuals who can be called into action at short notice!

    You'll be on standby to help during busy times and to cover holidays.

    Closing date: Ongoing

    Salary: £17.75

    Hours: Casual

    Apply online here 

  • All Xcite Venues - Hockey Coaches 2x

    At Xcite we sometimes require flexible individuals who can be called into action at short notice!

    You'll be on standby to help during busy times and to cover holidays.

    Closing date: ongoing 

    Salary: £17.75 

    Hours: Casual

    Apply online here 

  • Xcite Various - Football Coach ref. Football11

    Closing date: Monday 28th June 2021 

    Salary: £17.75 per hour

    Hours: 11 per week

    Location: Xcite Linlithgow/Xcite Bathgate/Xcite Craigswood

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Saturday

    Sunday

    Week 1

    Xcite Linlithgow

    1545 – 1645

    1645 – 1745

    1745 – 1845

    Off

    Xcite Bathgate

    1600 – 1700

    1700 – 1800

    1800 – 1900

    Off

    Xcite Craigswood

    1400 – 1500

    1500 – 1600

    Xcite Bathgate

    1000 – 1100

    1100 – 1200

    1200 – 1300

    Off

    Apply online here 

     

  • Xcite Various - Football Coach ref. Football13

    Closing date: Monday 28th June 2021

    Salary: £17.75 per hour

    Hours: 13 per week

    Location: Xcite Broxburn/Xcite Craigswood/Xcite Bathgate/Xcite Linlithgow

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Saturday

    Sunday

    Week 1

    Off

    Xcite Broxburn

    1600 – 1700

    1700 – 1800

    1800 – 1900

    Off

    Off

    Xcite Craigswood

    1400 – 1500

    1500 – 1600

    1600 – 1700

    1700 – 1800

    Xcite Bathgate

    1000 – 1100

    1100 – 1200

    1200 – 1300

    Xcite Linlithgow

    1000 – 1100

    1100 – 1200

    1200 – 1300

    Apply online here 

  • Xcite Various - Gymnastics Coach ref, Gymnastics13

    Closing date: Monday 28th June 2021 

    Salary: £17.75 per hour

    Hours: 13 per week

    Location: Xcite Bathgate/Xcite East Calder 

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Saturday

    Sunday

    Week 1

    Xcite Bathgate

    1545 – 1745

    Off

    Off

    Xcite East Calder

    1430 – 1745

    Xcite Bathgate

    1300 – 1800

    Xcite East Calder

    0900 – 1200

    Off

    Apply online here 

Job Purpose – overview
West Lothian Leisure is a Community Benefit Organisation, a registered Scottish charity. It is at the heart of the West Lothian community, helping people to improve their wellbeing and make healthy lifestyle choices. We care passionately about the service we provide to the people who live, work and visit West Lothian. As a valued organisation that understands, cares about and engages with its community, we are the delivery partner of choice for West Lothian organisations responsible for improving people’s lives through sport, health and physical activity.

Your role as a Sports Sports Coach (Level 2) is to plan and deliver a comprehensive programme of sports instruction to nationally recognised standards whilst working as part of a wider team to deliver excellent customer service.

Core Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute a fun, safe and engaging coaching programme
  • Evaluate performance and provide suitable feedback
  • Assess strengths and weaknesses in a participant's performance and identify areas for further development
  • Communicate instructions and commands using clear, simple language
  • Encourage participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques
  • Correct faults in techniques and identify ways to ensure progression
  • Maintain records of customer progress through continual assessment and communicate any changes effectively with the on-site management team.
  • Respond quickly in emergency situations
  • Deliver excellent customer service, liaising with students and guardians to resolve complaints should they arise
  • Promote products and services to customers and visitors
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the delivery of programmes and service
  • Working to a high legal and ethical standard at all times, particularly in relation to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirement
  • Attend training and development sessions, occasionally out-with your normal hours of work, to ensure your Health and Safety competence and your continuous professional development.

The above list is illustrative, not exhaustive. Accordingly, there may be a requirement to undertake additional duties, consistent with the level of the post, as directed by management.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • A good ability to demonstrate the core competencies.
  • UKCC Level 2 in Sports Coaching or UKCC Level 1 in Sports Coaching and a willingness to obtain and apply knowledge/skills from the Level 2 qualification.
  • 2 standard grades or equivalent in Mathematics and English (or similar)
  • Competent level of skill with Excel, Word.
  • Suitable and sufficient experience of coaching of children and adults.
  • A working knowledge of coach’s Health and Safety responsibilities
  • Willingness to continuously develop and attend training and development sessions in line with your personal training plan, on occasion out-with your normal hours of work, to ensure the required level of competence.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Hold and maintain a recognised First Aid at Work qualification.
  • Hold additional coaching and/or sports coaching qualifications.
  • A working knowledge/willingness to learn about the Charity’s policies and procedures/products and services.

Job Dimensions

  • You will be required to be aware of current Health and Safety Policy and to take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.

Core organisational competencies

  • Service delivery
    Champions the service, focusing on individual customer’s needs and responding with service that surpasses their expectations.
  • Honesty and integrity
    Being truthful, keeping promises and commitments and making ethical decisions.
  • Respect for equality and diversity
    Understanding others’ behaviours and culture and treating everyone fairly.
  • Personal effectiveness
    Personal responsibility for making things happen – being accountable for your own actions.

Additional information

  • This position is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme check.
  • Hours will are likely to include evenings and weekend working

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