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Active Lifestyles Team Leader

As an organization South Northamptonshire Council is committed to delivering sustainable, innovative services to promote and increase participation in sport, leisure and cultural activities to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents. We are currently seeking someone with experience of developing and delivering sports, leisure and/or cultural initiatives to join our new Healthy Communities Service to manage our Active Lifestyles Team.

South Northamptonshire Council

About Active Lifestyles Team Leader

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven person who can inspire the team to deliver a range of community based initiatives that deliver positive health and wellbeing outcomes for residents that can be measured and reported. With a proven track record of working in a community services or sports and recreation environment, you will be responsible for the direction of the team, introducing new ways of working as well as delivering new initiatives. You must have excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills at a strategic level to work with senior managers, elected members and partners. You must also have a good understanding of the current issues of national and local issues for the sports, leisure and cultural sector, health and safety legislation, safeguarding responsibilities and external funding streams. You will have a can do attitude and be able to work positively with team leaders and managers as part of the housing service management team.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.

  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme (after one years' service)
  • Incremental pay award (after one years' service and successful performance appraisal)

For more information please contact Joanne Barrett, Assistant Director – Wellbeing on 01327 322369

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