Women's Cycle to health job

We are looking for an addition to our wonderful team of dedicated workers to join the Women's Cycle to Health Team- see below for the job description and person spec.

Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the job and why you feel you would be an asset to the team to Ferga Perry, Projects Coordinator, 1 Crown Ave, Invernesss IV2 3NF, or ferga@velocitylove.co.uk by 9am on Monday 12th June. Please include 2 referees who will be contacted only if you are the successful applicant.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 15th June. 

Women's Cycle to Health Project Worker

Job Description

 Hours – 11.5 hours per week on average; 1 day a week (9am-5pm), 1 evening on alternate weeks (5pm to 9pm- possibly a 12 hour day) and 1 Saturday morning in 4.
Annual Leave - 5.6 weeks paid annual leave.
Salary - £6142.50 per year (before tax and NI)
We are looking for a woman for this post (Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010)


- Plan and deliver a robust project to engage women with mild mental health difficulties using bicycle riding in a group as a way to improve mental health

- Stock management and maintenance - bikes, riding kit, tool kit, garage

- Design and distribute promotional materials and course handouts for participants

- Engage with stakeholders and partners to ensure joined-up approach to delivery

- Write monthly reports of activity for board of directors and funders

- Keep clear and accurate records of delivery activities, and ensure follow-up questionnaire to identify behaviour change


Personal Skills & Attributs

-Good understanding of the effects of poor mental health on people

-Excellent knowledge and experience of how best to support people suffering from mental health issues

-Previous experience of working positively with groups and facilitating an individual’s experience within a group setting

-Experience of delivering cycle training to groups, on and off public roads or a willingness to work towards this

-Ability to liaise with external partners to ensure ongoing referrals for project

-Good project building and delivery experience

-Ability to work positively and effectively in a small team

-Working to high levels of confidentiality and working with vulnerable adults/groups

-Cycle Trainer qualification, Trail Cycle Leader or similar qualification or willingness to work towards this



-Good working knowledge of bicycles and high skill level of bike maintenance

-Driving license


This job is subject to PVG disclosure.