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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
This job is subject to PVG disclosure.