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Canoeing Development Officer North West

Full Time Position (37 hours per week)

Salary: £22K - £24K per annum

Would you like to help us increase participation in Canoeing, support club / centre development, increase the range and number of opportunities for young people & adults to participate and ensure there are accessible pathways for progression?
Would you like to be part of a committed team dedicated to achieving this?


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Awarding Body Manager

Location: Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham

Salary: Salary £23K dependent upon experience

You will need to have previous knowledge of awarding body procedures. And be well organised and methodical with the ability to set clear goals and meet timescales. This position will oversee the awarding body programme using the in-house database, so strong IT skills and experience of producing and analysing data is essential.


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UKBA Points based System

As part of this reform the UK Border Agency (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/) has introduced a points system so that those coaches we need from abroad can work in Britain.  The UKBA has recognised the BCU as the governing body for setting the endorsement requirements and issuing endorsements for coaches in canoeing

There are now two categories in which sports people and coaches can enter the UK and work in a professional capacity in canoeing. The two categories are known as Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) and Temporary Tier 5 (sporting)

The sportspersons category of Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) of the Points Based System is for elite sports people and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport at the highest level in the UK and who intend to base themselves in the Uk


The sportspersons category of Temporary Tier 5 (sporting) of the Points Based System is for internationally established sports people at the highest level in their sport and/or whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development and operation of that particular sport in the UK.  It is also for coaches who must be suitably qualified to fulfil the role in question.  This category is for temporary workers who come to the United Kingdom for up to 12 months
The UK Border Agency website explains how your organisation should apply for a licence to be on the register of sponsors for the points-based system. 
You can go to the following website link to learn more and understand the process
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ > Home > For employers and sponsors > Points-based system > Sponsoring migrants > Applying for a licence