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Physical Activity Development Officer (2 x positions)

Our Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Team at Melton Borough Council is committed to providing a first class service to our residents by delivering programmes that are aimed at improving their health and wellbeing.

Location
Melton, LE13 1GH
Contact Name
Jake Betts
Contact Telephone
01664 502 397
Contact Email
jbetts@melton.gov.uk
Organisation
Melton Borough Council

About Physical Activity Development Officer (2 x positions)

We are looking to recruit an individual who will support community providers in the Melton Borough as well as deliver sport and physical activity opportunities where there are gaps in provision. You will work in partnership with a variety of organisations ensuring that there is a diverse range of interventions and activities in place to support targeted and vulnerable people/groups, and help break down the barriers to a more active lifestyle for the residents of the District.

The post requires an understanding of sport and physical activity programme delivery and the different methods of engaging individuals to change their behaviours to become more active. Knowledge and experience of successfully co-ordinating and delivering upon multiple projects for physical activity and/or sport is essential.

Applicants should be highly motivated with a focus on partnership working, project management, good IT skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to work own their own initiative.

You will need to be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate the equivalent 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.

An exercise referral qualification, Level 2 exercise, fitness or sports coaching qualification or leaders' qualification would be advantageous. This post also requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check to be completed.

For further information and details on how to apply please click on the link below.

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