Physical Activity Development Officer
- Steve Taylor / 01664 502431 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Melton Borough Council, LE13 1GH
- £20,661 to £22,658
- Full Time
- Placed On
- Mon 4th September, 2017
- 12:00pm - Fri 15th September, 2017
- Interview Date
- Mon 25th September, 2017
The successful applicant will work with colleagues both within the council as well as with a wide range of local, regional and national partners to increase participation, improve lifestyles, and strengthen the physical activity links within Melton Belvoir and the surrounding County. You will help to ensure that there is a diverse range of programmes and activities in place which will increase participation and engage with residents to deliver sport and physical activities to promote physical and mental wellbeing.
As part of the role the successful candidate will work with and play an integral part in improving the health and wellbeing of both the least active in society as well as older people and the disabled and you will work closely with the local providers and key stakeholders to provide a service to those targeted individuals and groups that most need our support.
Applicants should be highly motivated with a focus on partnership working, project management, budget planning, interpersonal and communication skills are essential attributes associated with this role.
You will need to be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate the equivilant skills and attributes acquired through a more practical approach and have experience of developing, co-ordinating and promoting physical activity programmes in a community environment.
Proven experience of planning a series of progressive physical activity sessions leading to sustainable community participation is essential.
A Level 2 exercise, fitness or sports coaching qualification or leaders qualification, ie walk leaders would be advantageous.
Our Council is an ambitious and exciting place to work. We want to enhance the quality of life for everyone in the Borough of Melton to achieve a sustainable, prosperous and vibrant community. A place where people want to live, work and visit. We employ about 210 staff across a range of services. Most of our staff are based at our main offices, Parkside, which is located in the centre of Melton Mowbray.
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For an informal discussion in relation to the post please contact Mr Steve Taylor, Leisure & Culture Client Officer - on 01664 502431 or via e-mail to email@example.com. The post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS).
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