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Sprint Coaching Position – West Midlands Region

Location: Based at a Club in the West Midlands Region

Salary: Salary £23K Full Time Equivalent (commensurate with qualifications and experience)

The primary remit of the Regional Talent coach will be to lead the West Midlands Regional Talent Academy including the delivery of a programme of technical coaching and educational training days to selected athletes, and to support the Club Competition Coaches based in the region.


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Membership and Customer Service Manager

Membership and Customer Service Manager
Location: Based at the National Watersports Centre, Holme Pierrepont
Salary: Salary £25-30K dependent upon experience

We are looking for someone who can lead and develop membership growth and development through proactive customer relationship management and leadership and direction of the customer service team.

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Canoe Sprint Performance Operations Manager

Canoe Sprint Performance Operations Manager – Olympic Sprint Programme
Location: Bisham Abbey / Eton Dorney High Performance Centres
Salary: Full Time Role – Competitive commensurate with experience

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who wants to set new standards in taking excellence to a new level within a High Performance environment. This is a senior role which requires an experienced pro-active, versatile individual with a ‘can do’ attitude and strong attention to detail who is prepared to join a small committed staffing team within British Canoeing.

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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


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