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Talent Coach - Para Swimming

Swim England
Contract Type:
Fixed-term contract
Coaching Swimming: Level 3 Award or Senior Swimming Coach Certificate
Working Hours:
Full time
£32,021 Per Annum (FTE)
Closing Date:
29th October 2021 23:59
Job Reference:

Swim England is seeking a Para-Swimming Talent Coach to join our team. This role is on a fixed term contract for 10-12 months.

About Us

Swim England is striving to create a happier, healthier and more successful nation through swimming and aquatic activity. We strive to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them. As the recognised national governing body for swimming, artistic swimming, diving and water polo in England, we help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all our sports. Swim England is an incorporated organisation with charitable status.

Find out more about at it’s like to work with us and the Swim England family via the links above.

About The Role

 We are seeking a Para-Swimming Talent Coach to join our team on a fixed term contract for 10-12 months. 

This is an exciting opportunity working within the Sports Development Directorate as part of a busy Swimming ane Para-Swimming talent team responsible for delivering the Para-Swimming talent programme and developing the para-swimming coach workforce.   

Reporting to the Para-Swimming Development Manager, you will be responsible for working with athletes, parents and their home programme coaches, developing the para-swimming workforce to enhance the athlete journey and work with Swim England regional partners to develop the para-swimming pathway. To find out more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.

About You

The successful candidate must:  

  • Have previous experience of mentoring and developing coaches
  • Have strong coaching abilities and ability to self start
  • Have knowledge of Para-Swimming
  • Have knowledge of athlete development frameworks
  • Be willing to undertake a DBS check

Previous experience / knowledge of Para-Swimming pathway would also be advantageous.

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.


Interview date(s) and location are to be confirmed.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

How to apply

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