Physical Activity Development Officer

Band 7 (£26,873 - 28,770)
Full Time, Perm
Closing Date: 12:00, Monday 3 June 2024

The Healthy & Active Communities Team at Melton Borough Council is committed to providing a high-quality service to our residents by delivering programmes that are aimed at improving their health and wellbeing. 

We are looking to recruit an individual who will support community providers in the Melton Borough as well as deliver physical activity, health & wellbeing opportunities where there are gaps in provision. You will work in partnership with a variety of organisations ensuring that there is a diverse range of interventions and activities in place to support targeted and vulnerable people/groups and help break down the barriers to a more active lifestyle for the residents of the district. 

The post requires an understanding of physical activity programme delivery and the different methods of engaging individuals to change their behaviours to become more active. Knowledge and experience of successfully co-ordinating and delivering upon multiple projects for physical activity and/or sport is essential. 

Applicants should be highly motivated with a focus on partnership working, project management, good IT skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to work own their own initiative. 

You will need to be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate the equivalent skills and attributes acquired through a more practical approach and have experience of developing, co-ordinating and promoting physical activity, health & wellbeing programmes in a community environment.  

An exercise referral qualification, Level 2 exercise, fitness or sports coaching qualification or leaders’ qualification would be advantageous. 

You can find out more about this role by viewing the full job description and person specification below.

We guarantee an interview to anyone who is a reservist, veteran or has a disability and meets the criteria for the role 

Closing Date: Noon, 3 June 2024. 


If you would like an informal chat please do not hesitate to get in touch with: 

Jake Betts - Strategic Lead Healthy and Active Communities

Telephone: 01664 502 397