Wesport are seeking an exceptional, dynamic individual to join our team. This role is an exciting opportunity to make a difference within the health and sport & physical activity sectors across the West of England.
This is a new role that will initially manage the funded Live Longer Better project for 12 months, whilst ensuring a focus on the sustainability of the project & wider connections.
Successful candidates will possess a real passion for the agenda and a strong fit with Wesport’s values. They will be able to demonstrate clearly transferable skills and experiences & draw upon relevant experience gained in a physical activity, active lifestyles, health or community development role (voluntary or professional).
Working within the current transformation of local Health systems is complex and requires strategic influencing & advocacy to make an impact, so we are looking for someone with partnership development experience as well as knowledge of working with the health sector. Wesport embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Wesport is a Registered Charity and fulfils the role of the Active Partnership for the West of England, which covers Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. We deliver national programmes as part of the Active Partnership network alongside local initiatives, and we work with a network of organisations across this area.
The closing date to apply is 12 noon on Monday 28th February.
Office Location: University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)
Salary: £36,112 - £39,461 per annum
A role description and person specification have been developed to help you with this process – please ensure your application demonstrates how you meet the role requirements.
If you would like an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Lisa Wood, Senior Manager (Health & Physical Activity) on Lisa.Wood@wesport.org.uk or 0117 328 6254
Senior Project Manager (Ageing Well)
£36,112 - £39,461
37 hours per week
Full time 12 month contract
University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol
Monday, 28 February 2022