The growth of rugby throughout Ireland is being reflected in Leitrim with the news that the IRFU Connacht Branch and Carrick-on-Shannon Rugby Club are seeking to employ a Club Community Rugby Officer.
Rugby’s expansion with the professional game and the success of Connacht in contesting the old Heineken Cup boosting their profile and exposure continues as Carrick-on-Shannon, who are in the midst of development work on their grounds just off the Castlecarra Road outside the town, are planning ambitions developments on and off the pitch.
The part-time post will see the successful applicant work ten hours per week and liase with primary and secondary schools within Carrick RFC’s considerable area.
In the application, it states “The IRFU Connacht Branch and Carrick on Shannon RFC are inviting applicants for the post of Club Community Rugby Officer.
“Working throughout the rugby season, the successful applicant will provide rugby development services on behalf of the Club for primary schools, secondary schools and Community organisations within a designated catchment area.
“This post is part time with a minimum of 10 hours per week and is for a fixed term from appointment until the end of March. Remuneration will be discussed upon interview.
“Candidates wishing to be considered for this post should review the attached job description and email your interest toInfo@carrickrugbyclub.ie
The closing date and time for receipt of applications is 6pm on Sunday August 31. Applications received after this time will not be considered.
The IRFU Connacht Branch is an equal opportunities employer and as such we welcome applications regardless of community background, sex, disability, gender orientation, race or creed.
• More information about Carrick on Shannon RFC is always available at www.carrickrugbyclub.ie.
This week’s Carrick RFC Club news is included on page 71 of this week’s Leitrim Observer.