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Support Officer Wellbeing Hubs Operations & Development

Closing date: 12/02/2023

Reference: REQ104387

37 hours / Permanent

27,344 - 29,439 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Are you interested in developing a traditional leisure facilities offer into a broader Wellbeing Hub offer? Are you organised, motivated and enjoy working with all ages and abilities? Are you passionate about providing inclusive opportunities that can contribute to improving the wellbeing of the residents of Ceredigion? If you are then please read on..

We are looking to recruit a Support Officer to join our expanding Wellbeing Centre Service. As the council’s lead service for delivering and developing physical activity opportunities; you will work closely with the management team to ensure that the service maximises its contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of the county’s residents.

Leading teams to develop Wellbeing Hubs in the 3 main towns across the mid and south of Ceredigion, you will identify how we can improve our current provision such as Learn To Swim programme, and our School Swimming programme and introduce new opportunities to increase the usage of all our facilities. Your role will also involve supporting our staff to provide an excellent customer experience.

We want to provide opportunities that encourage the residents of Ceredigion to become healthy and active and to embed those principles into their everyday lives. You will work closely with the Co-ordinator – WBH Operations & Development (Mid & South) and our Health Intervention and Physical Activity & Play staff to achieve this. You will also engage with other council services, public sector and third sector partners to broaden the range of services that the residents of Ceredigion can access at our Wellbeing Centres.

We are looking for an energetic individual who has the ability, knowledge, and personal qualities to be a key member of our Wellbeing Centre Service. If you are looking for the opportunity to be a part of developing Wellbeing Hubs then this could be the role for you!

Please refer to the job description and Person Specification for full details of the requirements of the role.

Please note that once submitted, all applications will be subject to eligibility checks. This is completed using the information you have provided on your application form. Please ensure that you fully complete your application form and read the job description and person specification thoroughly.

In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive annual leave allowance, generous pension contribution scheme, lifestyle savings, discounted gym membership and much more. Information about the employee benefits we offer can be found here.

For an informal discussion regarding the role contact Rhidian Harries email: Rhidian.Harries@ceredigion.gov.uk

Job Description and Person Specification 

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

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a 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.

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:

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