We 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 fixed term (12 month) role with a key focus on supporting all elements of workforce training to embed physical activity across a variety of projects within Wesport. 


The initial projects are: 

 Ageing Well (Live Longer Better) 

 Social Prescribing 

 Active Hospitals 


This role will focus on developing good knowledge on the breadth of training already available to the health sector workforce both nationally and locally, and identifying gaps in the current workforce training provision. This will highlight training opportunities to support the upskilling of the local workforce across the Health and Sport & Physical Activity sector. The role will also will involve organising the provision of training using external tutors / facilities, and may also involve delivering aspects of training both face to face and virtually. 


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). 


Wesport embraces & champions equalities, diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are actively encouraging applications from people from under-represented groups. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help keep us relevant to the communities that we work within. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. You can find out more at www.wesport.org.uk where you can find our strategy, our annual report, & our most recent updates. 


If you are interested in applying for this role, please fill out the Wesport Application Form and return it via email to: Nikki.Stephens@wesport.org.uk 


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.  You can view these on the Wesport jobs page here: https://wesport.org.uk/jobs/


If you would like an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Sarah Casselden, Project Manager (Workforce) on Sarah.Casselden@wesport.org.uk or 0117 328 6250


Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon on Tuesday 30th August 2022 Interviews will take place on Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th September 2022 


(If you have not heard from us by the interview date then you have not been successful on this occasion)

Project Officer (Workforce)

Salary:

£23,404 - £25,602 per annum

Hours:

37

Contract Type:

Full time - 12 month contract

Location:

University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol

Close Date:

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

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