Active Start Co-ordinator - Wanstead Leisure Centre

Post date: 11-Feb-2017 11:17:58

Recruiter Vision - Redbridge Culture and Leisure

Location Wanstead, London

SalaryVS5 £27,213 - £30,234 per annum

Posted 09 Feb 2017

Closes 26 Feb 2017

Job Type 2 years fixed term – Full time (40 hours per week)

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, 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 improving the health and wellbeing of Redbridge residents. The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering a number of high quality health and physical activity projects targeting overweight and obese children and young people.

You will work in partnership with NELFT and the local NHS Trust to encourage antenatal and postnatal women to engage in physical activity and Redbridge Children’s Centres to develop physical activity initiatives to targets parents with children aged 0-5 year olds to participate in active play and highlight the benefits of physical activity for the whole family.

The role requires a proactive individual with excellent communication skills, who is able to work collaboratively with facilities, children centres and community groups to develop and establish high quality innovative projects that meet the need of the users. You should have experience of developing health initiatives and a good understanding of national strategies to increase participation levels at a local level.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter

Closing Date: Sunday 26th February 2017

Interview Date: Thursday 9th March 2017