Recruitment CLOSED Men's Cycle to Health Project Worker

We are looking for an addition to our team to join the Men'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, Inverness IV2 3NF, or contact@velocitylove.co.uk by 9am on Monday 7th August. Please include 2 referees who will be contacted only if you are the successful applicant.

Closes 9am Monday 7th August 2017

Interviews will take place w/c 14th August

 Men's Cycle to Health Project Worker

Job Description

 Hours – 23 hours per week average; 1 day a week 9am-5pm, 1 day a week 9am to 9pm and alternating Saturday afternoons 1-4pm plus some ad hoc admin hours during the week.

Annual Leave - 5.6 weeks paid annual leave.
Salary - £12,285 per year (before tax and NI)

Tasks

- Plan and deliver a robust project to engage men 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 & Attributes

Essential:

-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 working to high levels of confidentiality and working with vulnerable adults/groups
-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
-Experience of delivering cycle training to groups, on and off public roads or a willingness to work towards this
-Cycle Trainer qualification or similar qualification or willingness to work towards this

Desirable

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

This job is subject to PVG disclosure.