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Contract Healthy Communities Manager - Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Places Leisure
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Up to £32,000 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

Job Details

Contract Healthy Communities Manager - Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

We are Places for People Group, we're a social enterprise that believes it's people that make a community. That's why we build homes and deliver services for everyone in the community to thrive. At Places Leisure we are changing lives by creating active places and healthy people for communities to thrive, and we want to be the UK's leading health and wellbeing enabler.

We aren't your typical company. We apply the same philosophy to our People as we do to our communities, ensuring our team is appreciated and supported. At Places for People, you're more than just a number - you're part of our cause.

More about your role

You will work across a small geographical area to plan, implement and review the Contract's annual Health and Wellbeing plan. You will ensure that the leisure facilities in the contract are supporting the local and regional objectives in line with Places Leisure's strategic aims. You will find and work with key partners to involve and engage communities in healthy activity. Partnerships you identify or build on can incorporate any groups where healthy activity is a key aim. These can include the local council, local sports clubs, schools, the NHS and clinical commission groups and community centres.

You will also help with marketing and brand awareness ensuring that local communities and groups that might not ordinarily access fitness activities are communicated with via newsletter, social media, press releases and email campaigns.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

More about you

To achieve in this highly visible role you will have worked with senior managers in delivering a strategic plan which supports the initiatives of external stakeholders. Ideally you will have knowledge public health landscape and have had experience working in partnership with local authorities in progressing their community health agenda.

You will be a strong communicator who is comfortable helping to deliver change, someone who has a track record in influencing others, at all levels, to help deliver strategic goals. In addition you will need to demonstrate where you have balanced both practical and commercial considerations when delivering change.


We are a large, diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • We align with the Real Living Wage foundation
  • Full Health & Fitness membership for you, a nominated adult and up to 4 juniors
  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%
  • Flexible working (including part time working, shift work and more)
  • An opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Lots of opportunity to access ongoing personal learning and development
  • Access to our Company Pension scheme
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • Discounts of up to 50% on activities, centre shop and cafes
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.


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Places Leisure

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