16th Aug 2018

Job Vacancy - Swim Wales Para Pathway Manager

National Para Pathway Manager  

Working hours:  Full time (42 hours per week to be worked flexibly some evening and weekend work)

Based: Wales National Pool Swansea, though frequent travel is required.

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 depending on experience

Swim Wales is offering an exciting opportunity to join their Performance team.

Why join Swim Wales as the National Para Pathway Manager?

As National Para Pathway Manager, you will work closely with the National Performance Director to deliver and support the systematic development of Para swimmers in line with the performance objectives of Swim Wales. Specifically, you will take a lead role in the development of Para swimming across Wales, the pathway management of para swimmers across the network of clubs, and lead on Para specific National Squad activity.                           

You will need to be able to develop strong and engaging relationships with key partners and stakeholders, including British Para Swimming, Local Authorities, Universities, Sport Wales, Swim England, Scottish Swimming and Disability Sport Wales; and you will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, good project management, negotiation and problem solving skills.

You will need to be a proactive and a focused individual, with the ability to work as part of a high performing team.

Swim Wales has a strong commitment to improving equality and diversity within their workforce and their sport. It is expected that the post-holder will uphold this commitment and demonstrate the appropriate inclusive behaviours to support achievement of these aims.

Access to your own transport will be essential.

The Job Description can be found here 15343331031481-National_Para_Pathway_Manager_V2.pdf

For an application form download 15345047429610-SW_Job_Application_form_2018.docx

Please submit your application form with covering letter explaining why you believe you will be suitable for this role, to swimwales-admin@swimming.org

Application closing date: 5.00pm on the 10th September 2018

For an informal discussion about the role please contact National Performance Director ross.nicholas@swimming.org or 07905 899138

Interview Date: Wednesday 26th September 2018

Swim Wales promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter. Swim Wales is an equal opportunities employer and aims to provide a discrimination-free working environment. We are committed to an action plan and policy in line with the Equality Act 2010, which ensures that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic.


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