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ACTIVITIES OFFICER – EMPLOYABILITY AND CRIME PREVENTION

We are seeking an exceptional coach, trainer or mentor with a passion for making a difference to people’s lives, to play an integral role in the coordination and coaching of our Employability and Crime Prevention programmes. Our programmes use Physical Activity to support improvements in soft skills, personal development and resilience amongst disadvantaged client groups.

Location
Various - across Berkshire, SL7 1RR
Contact Name
Nick West-Oram
Contact Telephone
07912 178 650
Contact Email
nick.west-oram@getberkshireactive.org
Organisation
Get Berkshire Active

About ACTIVITIES OFFICER – EMPLOYABILITY AND CRIME PREVENTION

Get Berkshire Active works with organisations across Berkshire to increase participation in sport and physical activity. Our overriding aim is to use physical activity to contribute to social, economic, health and community agendas across Berkshire, through the personal development of individuals. We provide our partners with support to achieve these shared aims alongside the delivery of a number of projects to encourage people to be active.

We are seeking an individual with a passion for making a difference to play an integral role in the coordination and delivery of our Employability and Crime Prevention programmes. There is a focus on young people but our programmes also support adults of all ages. The post holder will be required to organise, coordinate and (on some occasions) deliver appropriate interventions, in consultation with partners and participants. We use activities and sport to help develop soft skills in those who are unemployed and self control, empathy and positivity in those at risk of offending. The objective is to encourage participants to become confident and motivated to undertake further training / education or to find work and therefore reduce their likelihood of becoming involved in crime.

Programmes delivered by GBA involve significant numbers of partners working together and the post-holder will be required to manage delivery partnerships between referral agencies and specialist coaches to achieve results.

The post-holder will also support other projects or areas of work focused on using physical activity as a vehicle to improve physical, mental and social health. Ideally candidates will have experience in a coaching, mentoring, employability training or crime prevention role and will need to be able to demonstrate a good understanding of how to use / coach physical activity to achieve these aims.

*The role will require travel around the county to deliver courses. The role is based at Bisham Abbey however we support Working from home where appropriate.

*Completed Applications to be returned to nick.west-oram@getberkshireactive.org

Supporting Documents:

20201110-gba-jd-employability-crime-officer-2.docx (MS Word, 90.5 Kb)

20200611-equal-opps-monitoring1.docx (MS Word, 639.2 Kb)

20201106-criminal-record-decform-hcaa-(1).docx (MS Word, 1.3 Mb)

20201106-applicationform-(1)1.docx (MS Word, 32.2 Kb)

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