Physical Activity Coordinator - London

Wanstead, London
£28,737 - £29,898 (pro rata)
10 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract, Part Time

Physical Activity Coordinator - Wanstead Leisure Centre

Salary: £28,737 - £29,898 (pro rata)

Type: 12 month contract Part time (3 days / 24 hours week)

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.

Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure (Vision) is a registered charity that manages a wide range of facilities and services on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge including: Leisure Facilities, Sport & Health, Libraries, Redbridge Museum, Music and Drama, Parks and Open Spaces, Arts, Events and Halls Lettings.

The Sport & Health Team are looking for an experienced person who shares our creativity, energy, and passion for developing activity opportunities for Redbridge residents failing to achieve the recommended physical activity guidelines.

This role requires a proactive individual with good interpersonal skills to develop and establish innovative projects that meet the needs of the local community.   You should have experience of managing and developing physical activity and health initiatives, focusing on areas of inactivity and using a variety of techniques to work with residents. This will include consulting with them, identifying barriers and implementing physical activity programmes suitable for those residents. 

This post is part funded by the London Borough of Redbridge Public Health Team who you will need to work in partnership with to raise awareness of the benefits of physical activity. This will include how people can become more active within their local area through different initiatives and promotion of National and local campaigns and community events e.g. Mental Health Awareness Day, National Obesity Week.

You will need to build strong partnerships with local delivery providers and community organisations to develop physical activity opportunities and to ensure project sustainability.  Additionally you will have experience in identifying and securing external funding as well as managing budgets.

Closing Date: Friday 19th October 2018            

Interview Date: Thursday 25th and Tuesday 30th October 2018

To apply for the position please upload your CV and include a covering note including details how you have experience in developing initiatives specifically for inactive people, developing strong partnerships and managing budgets