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Physical Activity Development Officer - Job Vacancies

Physical Activity Development Officer

Contact
Steve Taylor / 01664 502431 / staylor@melton.gov.uk
Contact
Steve Taylor / 01664 502431 / staylor@melton.gov.uk
Location
Melton Borough Council, LE13 1GH
Salary
£20,661 to £22,658
Hours
Full Time
Placed On
Mon 4th September, 2017
Closes
12:00pm - Fri 15th September, 2017
Interview Date
Mon 25th September, 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen, to join the Leisure and Culture Team at Melton Borough Council.

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.

Contact

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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 staylor@melton.gov.uk. The post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS).

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport actively promotes diversity in employment and sport and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. To add your job please submit your job specification.

Partners

  • Age UK L&R
    Harborough District Council
    Leicester City Council
    Sport England
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Rutland County Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Safeguarding
    Melton Borough Council
  • County Sport Network
    Leicestershire County Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Equality Standard
    British Heart Foundation
  • Blaby District Council
    QUEST
    Loughborough University
    East Midlands Platform

Partners

  • Harborough District Council
    County Sport Network
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Safeguarding
  • Sport England
    Age UK L&R
  • Blaby District Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Equality Standard
  • Leicester City Council
    QUEST
  • British Heart Foundation
    Melton Borough Council
  • Loughborough University
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Rutland County Council
  • East Midlands Platform