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Community Sport & Physical Activity Development Assistant (M415)
  • Employer: Charnwood Borough Council
  • Reference: CBC/21/150482
  • Published: Thu 06/05/2021, 16:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 04/06/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade B (SCP 4 - 7) £18,933 - £20,092 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Leicestershire

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Community Sport & Physical Activity Development Assistant (M415)

Charnwood Borough Council is committed to improving the health and well-being of local residents, with a particular focus on target audiences which have been disproportionally affected by both the existing health inequalities in the Borough and the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. 

To support the delivery of this programme Charnwood Borough Council is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated Community Sport & Physical Activity Development Assistant on a 6 month, fixed-term contract. 

The Community Sport & Physical Activity Development Assistant will have an important role in supporting Charnwood Borough Council’s Sport & Active Recreation team ‘Active Charnwood’ and sport sector to rebuild and recover following the effects of the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions on physical activity levels, enabling Charnwood residents to access sport and physical activity opportunities locally.

Duties will include:

  • Providing support for the delivery of Charnwood’s Sport & Physical Activity Commissioning Plan to reduce physical inactivity, health inequalities and raise participation in identified target groups.
  • Assisting with the design, development and delivery of sport/physical activity and health promotion programmes that address local needs.
  • Responsible for providing weekly content creation, scheduling, and promotion across all Active Charnwood’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

The post holder will work in partnership with a variety of organisations including voluntary and statutory bodies to ensure there is a diverse range of programmes and activities in place which will increase participation and meet the needs of target groups/communities. 

A marketing/communication qualification or relevant industry experience is essential. 

You will need to have experience of one or more of the following areas: community development, digital marketing, social media, marketing and communication or experience of working in the sports, physical activity, or health sector. 

Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office, i.e., Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and a good working knowledge of effectively using social media and marketing to communicate to a arrange of communities and individuals is essential.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Zoe Griffiths on 01509 634529. 

Closing date:             Friday, 4 June 2021 

For more information and to apply online please visit our jobs page 

No agencies and no CVs please.