Active Living Officer

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£28,910 – £33,531
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
02 Jan 2019
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Part Time

Location: 5 Pancras Square

Salary: £28,910 – £33,531

Contract Type: Part time (32 hours), Fixed term up to 31 March 2020.

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)

The Role

We are seeking an active living officer to shape and deliver the emerging Sport and Physical activity for residents of Camden and reflect the key aims set out in the Camden Plan and Camden 2025 Visions.

The Active Living team takes a strategic lead in developing and promoting physical activity opportunities for disabled people and those with limiting health conditions across Camden. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the development of sport and physical activity opportunities for inactive and at risk populations and increased participation for a better health outcome.

The successful candidate will work closely with internal and external partners and take lead responsibility for the advertising and branding of our offer for example local advertising and web-based information. You will work with the Pro Active Camden disability sub group and the network of borough partners that provide for or have an interest in sport and physical activity for disabled people. You will engage with those who are most at risk, vulnerable and with long term health conditions; mental health, diabetes, stroke etc. into appropriate sport and physical activity opportunities.

About you

The ideal candidate will have a Degree level qualification or equivalent work experience in public health, health, health promotion or health project management
 
You’ll have proven experience working with high risk, vulnerable individuals and groups with disabilities and the ability to respond to the specific needs and challenges of people with complex health issues.

You’ll be resourceful in designing  and delivering health and sport projects for residents with long term medical conditions using your wide range of knowledge of health promotion and inclusion strategies, health policy and its impact on service delivery and opportunities.

You will have the ability to analyse and collect data to improve health outcomes and be confident in conveying complex ideas and issues both verbally and in writing to senior managers, partners and elected representatives.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to Apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: 2nd January 2019, 23:59 pm

Interviews to be held: W/C 7th January 2018

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 18000117

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for Induction are;  14TH January 2019, 18th February 2019, 18TH March 2019.