Physical Activity Project Officer HB0249 12 months fixed term contract

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Grade D - £25,119 to £26,873 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Havant
Company: Havant Borough & East Hampshire District Councils
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 94

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This is an exciting time to be joining the Active Wellbeing Team as part of the wider Community Team at Havant Borough Council. As
an ambitious and innovative team, we aim to create accessible environments for residents to lead physically active, healthy lives
by developing sustainable services, infrastructure, and partnerships.

The post provides an opportunity to work in partnership with community organisations and physical activity providers to
co-ordinate the successful Get up and Go Programme and other physical activity initiatives.

The role administers the daily operations of the Get up and go Project, including the management of the website, participant
bookings and marketing. It provides support to our most inactive residents, enabling them to become more active.

You will support the development of opportunities for those who face the greatest health inequalities locally, to increase their
physical activity. The role works to maximise external funding received through the Energise Me Active Health Programme and other
schemes. The post will help grow the GU&G Programme through data and insight driven interventions that are co-designed with
priority communities.

The post requires somebody who can effectively communicate with a range a people, understanding the anxieties and motivations of
our most inactive communities. You will support in positively impacting people’s behaviours, enabling them to move more.

You will be a proactive person who understands the Health, Leisure, Sport or Physical Activity industry. You will have the
ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with activity providers, partners and internal teams.

The successful candidate will hold a full clean driving licence and have access to their own vehicle for business use.

You will need to work to a hybrid working style, with a combination of remote/home working, office attendance and regular meetings
within the community. Therefore, you will need to be within a commutable distance of Havant.

What we can offer you

A competitive salary/benefits and support for your continuous professional development.

• £25,119 to £26,873 per annum

• Generous Leave Allowance

• Free Parking

• Local Government Pension Scheme

• Flexible Working/Hybrid working

• Family Friendly Packages

Visit our website for the full range of benefits and support we offer our staff.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Sophie Iles, Physical Activity Project Lead on 07720 076284.

To Apply

If you are passionate about physical activity, can positively demonstrate the Council’s values and behaviours and can evidence a
desire to grow and succeed in the role, then you are the kind of person we want to hear from!

Please click apply and complete the short application process (3-4) minutes. Please ensure you attach your CV and a supporting
statement, when completing your application on our recruitment platform Hireful –
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supporting statement detailing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in the role profile.

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 10 June 2024 and interviews will be held on 20 June 2024.

Internal Secondment opportunities must be discussed with current line managers. Please follow the guidance within the Secondment
Policy []

Due to the current employment climate, we are receiving a high number of applicants for each post and as such may not be able to
acknowledge receipt of your application. You will however be notified as to whether you made the shortlist soon after the closing

We want our workforce to reflect our diverse local communities, therefore, we encourage and welcome applications from people of
all backgrounds and experiences.

The council is an inclusive employer and appoints on merit. We are a Disability Confident Employer and have a Guaranteed Interview
Scheme for Veterans.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and
expects all staff members to share this commitment.

Havant Borough Council is a Category 1 Responder under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. All employees of the Authority will be
expected to support any necessary actions required during an emergency response.

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