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8th Oct 2020

GET OUT GET ACTIVE ACTIVATOR POST

Disability Sport Wales, in partnership with Pembrokeshire County Council, the Spirit of 2012 Trust & London Marathon Charitable Trust, is seeking a dynamic individual to help extend the community engagement of families with Home Educated Families across Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and West Powys.

 

The Company:

Disability Sport Wales is the lead organisation for disability sport in Wales.  We are committed to supporting the Sector Vision for sport in Wales ‘an active nation where everyone can have lifelong enjoyment of sport’. Our partner Pembrokeshire County Council already provide sports to disabled people and share our vision and does this by creating choice and opportunity through the provision of high-quality community delivery, education and the provision of inclusive training and learning opportunities. 

 

The Role: The postholder will co-ordinate the Get Out Get Active programme (GOGA) (funded by Spirit of 2012 and The London Marathon Charitable Trust) within West Wales (Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and West Powys). They will develop a community based 'physical activity' programme which will extend the community engagement of families with Elective Home Educated, with the focus being that disabled and non-disabled young people and their families with low activity levels, are provided with opportunities to be active together, in a opportunities which are sustainable and create long term change.   The project will focus on encouraging more (disabled) young people (YP) to take part in activities which will lead to improved health and well-being and increased physical literacy.

The GOGA programme sees an investment across the UK to develop, deliver and learn from innovative ways to support inactive people into active recreation. Disability Sport Wales is the partner organisation for facilitating delivery in Wales a uniquely inclusive and dynamic partnership which will see real change in a rural Welsh Locality area alongside 2 other localities in Wales.

 

Location:

The post will be located at Pembrokeshire County Council with agile home working where restrictions due to Covid 19 apply.                                                                                     

 

Salary:  £14,913 plus pension

Employment Type: Part Time 21 hours per week (3 days)

 

Why should you apply for the job?

  • Be part of a strong, supportive and proactive team
  • Work for an equitable and diverse employer, with strong professional ethics and values
  • Opportunity to influence change, develop Sector learning and support the delivery of inclusive sport and physical recreation within Wales

 

Deadline for Application: Wednesday 21th October

Apply to: Nia Jones GOGA & Finance officer

Email: nia.jones@disabilitysportwales.com

Tel:  07716 110403

Or visit: www.disabilitysportwales.com

This post is supported by Spirit of 2012 & London Marathon Charitable Trust


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