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Member for British Canoeing Safety Advisory Panel

Hours: 3 meetings a year at Nottingham

Term:  2 years (Jan 2020- Dec 2022)

Salary: Voluntary 

The Safety Advisory Panel is seeking a new member to join the Panel. 

The purpose of the Safety Advisory Panel is to provide guidance and advice to British Canoeing, the National Associations and the wider paddling community, to support safe practice in all aspects of paddlesport. 

The successful person would be expected to attend the three Panel meetings held at the National Water Sport Centre, join any technical working groups and reply to emails as required.  

The Panel is specifically looking for individuals that have experience in, but not necessarily all of the following areas: 

·         Water based / paddlesport event safety management 

·         Knowledge of the Discipline Committee and Regional Development Team (English) structure 

·         Risk management experience either from within sport or industry 

·         Duty of care legal knowledge 

The Terms of Reference of the Panel can be found here.

The British Canoeing Safety pages can be found here

For an informal chat please speak to Guin Batten (Chair of Safety Advisory Panel) - 07526 170455

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their CV and an email outlining their paddling and safety experience to the Chair of the Panel, Guin Batten: [email protected]  

Closing date: Thursday 2nd January 2020.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, British Canoeing is only permitted to ask an individual information about ‘unspent’ cautions and convictions. This will be carried out through completion of a DBS Basic Check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Coaching Strategy Group Representative (English Coaching)

We are looking for a dedicated individual to represent the views of British Canoeing members and the wider participants in our sport at the highest level in our organisation.  The Coaching Strategy Group is pivotal in the development of British Canoeing’s Learning and Development of Coach and Leaders across the sport.

If you are successful in your application you will be joining the strategy group at a pivotal time as the group looks to formalise priorities for the next (2021–2025) Coaching and Leadership Development Plan.

Salary: Voluntary

British Canoeing is the United Kingdom's Governing Body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking. This is an exciting time for British Canoeing, following the launch of our ambitious new strategy for paddlesport in the UK (2017-2021) “Stronger Together” which incorporates the aspirations for success in Tokyo in 2020.  During the last four years, British athletes have won multiple World Cup, European Championship, World Championship and Olympic medals in Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe. British Canoeing has an aspiration to deliver even more medals in more championship events and to inspire the next generation through exceptional performances. 

Coaching Strategy Group representatives usually commit to approximately 10 days over a year and a term of 4 years.  Key dates in 2020 include:

Face to Face Meetings

4th March – British Canoeing Offices, Nottingham

14th May – Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross, London

15th July – British Canoeing Offices, Nottingham

18th Nov – British Canoeing Offices, Nottingham

Digital Meetings (usually early evening)

26th Feb

8th July

11th Nov

Further information regarding the Coaching Strategy Group can be found on our website: https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/about/governance/committees-of-the-company/coaching-committees

This is a voluntary role, although reasonable expenses required to fulfil the duties of the role will be reimbursed in line with British Canoeing’s expenses policy.

A Role Description and Person Specification can be found on our website here:

To apply:

Please complete the application form and send, along with a copy of your CV, to: HR Department, British Canoeing, National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU. Or email [email protected]

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Darryll Shaw, English Coaching Manager: [email protected]

Closing date for applications is the 13th January 2020.

Interviews will be arranged throughout late January/early February.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  British Canoeing is only permitted to ask an individual information about ‘unspent’ cautions and convictions. This will be carried out through completion of a DBS Basic Check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer.

 

British Canoeing Regional Development Team Vacancies

Hours: 6 days per year (approx.)

Location: Regional

Salary: Voluntary

British Canoeing is the United Kingdom's Governing Body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking.

Across England there are 10 volunteer led Regional Development Teams (RDTs), whose purpose is to involve itself in all matters relating to the development of the sport and recreation of Paddlesport within their regions. Learn more

Each RDT is made up of four elected posts; Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer and a number of technical roles including Regional Coaching Representatives (RCR) to Regional Waterways Advisors (RWA). A full list of roles and summary role descriptions can be found here. 

Being part of your local RDT is a great way of supporting clubs, centres and paddlers in your region and to influence the direction of British Canoeing.

The following teams looking for enthusiastic people to fill positions:

North Eastern Regional Development Team:

Vice Chair and Regional Waterways Advisor.

North West Regional Development Team:

Regional Paddle-Ability Representative and a Regional Safety Advisor. 

Cumbria Regional Development Team:

Regional Waterways Advisor, Regional Safety Advisor and Regional Paddle-Ability Representative

Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Development Team

Secretary and Regional Waterways Advisor

East Midland Regional Development Team

Chair, Secretary, Regional Safety Advisor, Regional Communications Officer and Regional Events Coordinator.

Eastern Regional Development Team:

Chair and Vice Chair.

South Regional Development Team:

Vice Chair, Treasurer, Regional Communications Officer.

South West Regional Development Team:

Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Regional Paddle-Ability Representative and a general call out for people to support the work of the region.

In addition, the English Coaching Management team are also are seeking applicants for a Regional Coaching Representative in the Channel Islands.

For an informal chat please contact:

For Regional Waterways Advisor contact [email protected] 

For all other roles contact Craig at [email protected]

To apply:

For a general expression of interest form please click here.

These posts are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, British Canoeing is only permitted to ask an individual information about ‘unspent’ cautions and convictions. This will be carried out through completion of a DBS Basic Check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers. 

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer.