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Physical Activity Engagement Officer

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102168

37 hours / Fixed-Term

21,589 - 23,369 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

If you have a passion for helping adults with learning disabilities, then we would like to hear from you.

This is an exciting and rewarding position to create and develop opportunities, which will support adults with learning disabilities to engage in physical activity.

On a day to day basis you will:   

  • develop and deliver a programme of activities which provides measureable physical health and mental wellbeing benefits for adults with a Learning Disability;
  • to promote the value of physical activity and identify opportunities that are suitable for a wide range of abilities;
  • identify a range of opportunities to be physically active within an appropriate social or physical activity groups/opportunities.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Gemma Cutter on 01970 633659.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note:  We reserve the right to extend the application closing date. 

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB before appointing to this role.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include:

  • Lifelong Learning and Skills
  • Leisure & Wellbeing
  • Youth Support Services
  • Early Help Services
  • Support and Intervention Services
  • Behaviour Support Services
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