Being physically active is good for us, for society, health, and even for the economy. There's no doubt about that. But how do we get people moving more? That's a bit trickier, and the need varies from place to place, programme to programme, and person to person.
As one of 43 Active Partnerships (APs) across England, Active Partners Trust, working in Derbyshire and Notts, teams up with local councils, community groups, businesses, healthcare organisations, charities, and more to find out what's needed.
This means asking questions, making suggestions, sharing our knowledge, finding the right partners, and spotting opportunities, all to make movement part of everyday life. Because when we all work together, we can better understand, reach, and support the people who need it most.
Making our Move – Our shared vision for Uniting the Movement in Notts and Derbyshire is a new plan to guide our and partners' work over the next 10 years - where we work and how we work.
As the Notts Walking Lead at Active Partners Trust (APT), you will have key role in supporting the delivery of this vision.
You'll work in our localities and communities experiencing the greatest inequalities to understand the people who live there, the people and organisations that work there and how being active, through walking, does or doesn't fit in. You'll identify and support new and current leaders, within neighbourhoods, communities and partners, who have the opportunity and ability to influence or help other people to be more active with a focus on everyday walking
You'll use this insight and learning to work alongside residents and organisations to develop new, or support existing activities and behaviours, to encourage people in these communities to move more. This will include working out, with residents and community partners, how national and local programmes can support the needs in the place.
We are looking for someone to join us who:
- Believes in the value of physical activity and walking
- Believes in our values and behaviours.
- Is committed to reducing inequalities in physical activity and understands that some neighbourhoods and communities need more support.
Diverse talent is underrepresented in APT. We welcome applications from individuals representing different race, ethnicity, disability, or any protected characteristics, to help us understand and work with all communities.
Working for Active Partners Trust, you'll become part of a small friendly team with the following benefits;
- Flexible home, or office working
- Healthy work/life balance
- Generous holiday allowance
- Attractive pension scheme
- Substantial training and personal development opportunities
Please ensure you download and read the attached Job Description before applying.
If you would like to apply using an offline application form please request one at the firstname.lastname@example.org email address.
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