Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Sports Inclusion Disability Officer

The application process for the position of Sports Inclusion Disability Officer (SIDO) with Cork Sports Partnership is now closed!

Sports Inclusion Disability Officer Job Advert

Cork Local Sports Partnership CLG wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the contracted post of Sports Inclusion Disability Officer (SIDO)

The main function of the post is to increase the participation of people with disabilities in sport/physical activity and to ensure that local resources are used to best effect to facilitate inclusion.  

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate proven experience of sports development and disability sport / adapted physical activity. Excellent networking, leadership, planning, organisational, IT and communication skills will also be a prerequisite for this post.

This post is for a 1-year fixed-term contract accompanied by an attractive remuneration package based on relevant qualifications and experience.

To apply please upload a copy of your cover letter and curriculum vitae through the form below. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday the 19th of November 2021 @ 1 pm. Please note late applications will not be considered. 

Interview dates to be scheduled for the week beginning the 6th of December 2021.

Cork Sports Partnership CLG is an equal opportunities employer

Essential Requirements:
The Candidate must have:

  • Degree in Sports Development, Leisure Management, Health Fitness & Leisure Studies, Adapted Physical Activity, Community Development, Health Promotion or other relevant discipline or equivalent qualification.
  • An understanding of the barriers and motivational issues affecting participation in sport and physical activity of people with disabilities. 
  • Relevant marketing experience in the tools and strategies used to develop public campaigns from concept to execution. 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a related role. 
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good analytical skills and computer skills.
  • An ability to work independently to a tight schedule.
  • Evidence of excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • High levels of initiative are encouraged.
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly – both orally and in writing.
  • Good interpersonal skills when working with a range of groups.
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively.
  • Translate strategy into operational plans with measurable outcomes.
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader project management and administration processes.

Jobs Specification:
Download a detailed description of the service and person specifications: 

To apply:
To apply please upload a copy of your cover letter and curriculum vitae using the form below.

If you have any issues with submitting your CV, please email

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