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Working for Sport Wales

At Sport Wales we have a focus on people, learning and delivery.  We value our people - their diversity and their different experiences. We welcome new ideas, constantly learning about people, communities, technology and organisations we can work with to enable sport in Wales to thrive.  We take pride in our work, value our staff and our commitment to future generations of Wales.

Brian Davies , Sport Wales CEO

More about our Recruitment Process

Our Strategy

We want to make a significant impact across Wales. The Sport Wales strategy sets out how Sport Wales will play its part in making the Vision for Sport in Wales a reality. We want everyone to enjoy the lifetime benefits for sport and our vision is of an active, healthy Wales – no matter where you live. We also want to see our sportsmen and women reaching their full potential.

You can view our strategy here.

Benefits at Sport wales

We have bold ambitions for sport in Wales and we know that our people will be key to achieving them. That’s why we provide a varied benefits package. We are big supporters of a work life balance and offer a range of flexible working approaches.

You can find out more about our pay policy and other benefits in our staff handbook. Our employee benefits and pay scales are available to view here.

Training and Development

We want the right people with the right skills in the right jobs. That means we need to invest in our employees. 

On your very first day of work, you will embark on a tailored induction programme and will be offered all the essential training to get you started. Joining Sport Wales means joining a culture of learning and continuous professional development. Job specific training, regular lunchtime workshops, coaching and mentoring, improving Welsh language skills, long term study opportunities are all part of being on our team.

All of this has helped us to achieve Investors in People accreditation.

Your Data

We understand that during your application, we’ll ask you to share sensitive, personal information. Sport Wales is committed to respecting your privacy, and all personal information provided during the registration and application process will be held and processed in accordance with Sport Wales' registration under the Data Protection Act 2018. You can find out more about how Sport Wales uses personal information in our Privacy Policy.

To view our application form please click here and to download our application form, please click here.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at Sport Wales. In order to enable Sport in Wales to thrive, it’s vital that our workforce is fully representative of the wider population. 

A key strategic priority of a recent organisational redesign was to further diversify our workforce, and we welcome applications from everyone, including groups currently underrepresented in our workforce such as people from minority ethnic groups and disabled people.

Our shortlisting process is blind. This means the hiring manager cannot see your name, gender or any of your other personal data. We do this to ensure that we are recruiting in a fair and transparent way. 

We are a level 2 Disability Confident employer and will offer interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy.

Our strategic equality plan outlines our commitment to diversity and inclusion and our objectives.

Meet some of the Team

Find out what it’s like to work with us at Sport Wales.

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