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Brent Council

Get Active - Physical Activity Co-ordinator

Job description

Salary range: £27,483 - £29,517 p.a. inc.

Contract: Fixed term/Secondment - 12 months

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time



Make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Brent residents  



Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.



The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.



The Post



Be part of a dynamic, innovative team working towards improving the health and wellbeing of Brent residents.



The post holder will develop and deliver a range of activities aimed at increasing participation in physical activity for non-active residents within the borough to support in improving health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on mental wellbeing (stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness).



This will involve working with other partners such as sports centres, community groups, health professionals and local residents in order to meet their needs.



The Person



Are you passionate about supporting local communities?  Do you have knowledge and experience in the area of health improvement, particularly physical activity and mental wellbeing?



Do you have knowledge and experience of how physical activity can help improve health and wellbeing?



Do you have experience in planning, coordinating and delivering activity sessions?



You need to have good communication skills. Can you work well on your own initiative and as part of a team?



You also need to be proficient in use of Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint



If this sounds like you…Get in touch!



Closing Date: 24 October 2021 (23:00)



Additional Information





Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.



We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
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