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Physical Activity Adviser

Together Active is seeking a Physical Activity Adviser to join our expanding team. This role is vital to provide expert knowledge to Together Active and external organisations about the impact of improving physical activity levels. Working closely with the Development Officer – Workforce, it will help to develop and implement evidence-based practices, policies and programmes that promote safe, effective and inclusive physical activity experiences, closely linked to organisational outcomes. 

Please click this link for a full role description and click this link for the person specification to learn more about the role.

We are also hosting an open call for prospective candidates to learn more about our organisation and to ask any questions they might have. The call will take place via Teams on Wednesday 21st February at 12pm. Use the below link to join.

Microsoft Teams meeting – Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 355 197 712 43
Passcode: kSNt53

Who Are We?

Innovative and Inclusive: Formerly a County Sports Partnership, now a charity committed to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to be active.

Committed to Equality: Accredited by the Race Code, striving to be an anti-racist organisation with a focus on equity and diversity.

Strategic Vision: Our goals are to amplify communities, enhance social inclusion, and improve health and wellbeing.

We Celebrate Diversity

We are on a journey to become an anti-racist organisation and deeply value equality, diversity, and equity. We encourage applications from black and minoritised people, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, and those who have faced social exclusion or come from similar backgrounds. If this resonates with you, we are especially keen to hear from you.

What can we offer You?

In addition to fair salaries with clear opportunities for pay progression, we offer the following benefits:

Generous annual leave allowance: 27.5 days upon commencement of employment plus bank holidays, rising by an additional 1 day of leave per year after 2 years of continuous employment, up to an additional 5 days in total, and three concessionary days over Christmas and New Year (pro rata for part time staff).

Wellbeing grant: £50 voucher per year to spend on health and wellbeing

Volunteer day to spend either as a team or individual helping out with an organisation or cause you select

Death in service scheme up to the value of three times actual salary

Up to 8% employer contribution to pension scheme

Reimbursement of the cost of a standard eye test as a user of visual display equipment

Access to Cyclescheme

Annual CPD courses offered by Staffordshire University

Online skills training platform – for employees to use to broaden their professional and personal development across a range of online courses.

We are currently developing a scheme with staff to ongoing costs related to staying well / being active

Access to counselling service

We are committed to working flexibly. Most people in our team are hybrid workers: we tend to congregate in the office approximately twice per week, and the postholder could also be out and about in the community depending on the needs of their role. We are focused on outcomes and the impact that we make, not counting the minutes you’re sat at your desk. We believe this role needs to be undertaken on a part time basis but we are genuinely open to discussing working options with candidates including hours. Our office is based at Staffordshire University in Stoke-on-Trent which is a short walk from Stoke-on-Trent train station. There are electric charging points on campus for electric vehicles and parking permits can be purchased to minimise costs.

How to apply: please fill in this application form and email to [email protected] along with an equal opportunities monitoring form. We may close earlier should we have sufficient quality of applications and would encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications – Friday 1st March 2024 4pm.

Interviews will take place between 11th and 15th March.

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