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Community Activator

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Derbyshire Dales District Council for an innovative and dedicated individual to join our excellent Sports Development Team to engage with people in Ashbourne to develop their community and to encourage local residents to be more active. If you are passionate about Ashbourne and the local community and you want to make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing then this is the role for you. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who is friendly and approachable, with a great understanding of the local area and people.

About Community Activator

Salary: From 1 April Grade 4: £18,795 - £19,171 per annum, pro rata

Grade 5: £19,554 - £20,344 when delivering activity sessions

22.2 hours per week

Working in the Ashbourne area

2 Year Fixed Term Contract starting April 2019

This role will involve working closely with community groups, local partners and organisations and members of the public who are ready to improve their health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will understand the barriers to physical activity and be able to motivate people to engage them in physical activity. They will deliver health & wellbeing activity sessions and work with other organisations to develop new sessions in the community.

This position is based in the Sports Development section of the Community Development department in the District Council Offices, Matlock but the majority of work will take place in Ashbourne.

If you are unable to apply on line, please contact Corporate Support on 01629 761126 or email corporatesupport@derbyshiredales.gov.uk for an application form.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Becky Bryan, Sport & Health Development Officer on 01629 761385.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 10 March at midnight

Supporting Documents:

community-activator-job-advert.pdf (PDF, 348.2 Kb)

community-activator-job-description.pdf (PDF, 318.9 Kb)

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