British Canoeing Awarding Body Committee is Recruiting

British Canoeing Awarding Body is looking to recruit a BCAB Committee member.

Title:  British Canoeing Awarding Body Committee Member (Voluntary)

Location: Flexible

Salary: Voluntary

British Canoeing Awarding Body has over 40 years’ experience in running highly regarded coaching qualifications worldwide and is the only Awarding Body to offer Paddlesport Coaching qualifications, covering the full diversity of the sport including:

*Stand Up Paddleboard *White Water *Sea *Touring *Canoe *Racing

*Slalom *Polo *Wild Water Racing *Surf *Freestyle

British Canoeing Awarding Body regulated courses are designed to support coaches to deliver safe, engaging, empowering and enjoyable paddlesport sessions with the paddler at the heart of the process.

Our qualifications give hands-on knowledge and competence to coach paddlesport activity.

  • Our fit-for-purpose coaching qualifications are included in the Register of Regulated Qualifications.
  • They have been accepted as the industry standard for over 35 years.
  • We are recognised and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Qfqual), the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) and Qualifications Wales.

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

The successful candidate will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to act as a point of contact for the BCAB Responsible Officer in relation to all activities undertaken by the awarding organisation that are of interest to regulators.

A Role Profile and Person Specification can be found here

To apply:

Please send a covering letter and CV to: Lee Pooley, British Canoeing Awarding Body, National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU or email [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 22nd October 2021.

Interviews will provisionally be held on the 4th November 2021.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Paddle UK 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.

Paddle UK is an equal opportunities employer.