East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Active Withernsea Pilot Manager

Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
30 Oct 2020
08 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

East Riding of Yorkshire Council seeks an individual for this exciting new role working on the Active Withernsea Sport England Pilot.
This is not a traditional Sport England project. Active Withernsea is one of twelve pilot sites across the country bringing the most forward thinking approaches to getting people socially, mentally and physically active.  This small team is passionate about reaching out to the community and working with them to develop opportunities to connect and enable connection with a view to people shaping their own lives and place. Some of the ways in which we are working include Asset Based Community Development, strengths-based, going where the energy is, allowing the work to emerge from the people and to facilitate rather than drive.
As Pilot Manager, you will have experience of working with communities and developing partnerships with a range of local partners/stakeholders. We seek an enthusiastic individual who has skills and experience in co-ordinating and managing initiatives and projects as well as being able to effectively manage a team.

As part of your role you will:

  • manage the day-to-day core operational staff in the Active Withernsea Team including development of work programmes, performance management and professional development
  • develop partnerships with all key groups in Withernsea to influence and work together to promote the Active Withernsea approach and to highlight the importance of health and wellbeing into their services and agenda
  • have experience of budget setting, budget management, audit, procurement and financial management
  • lead and deliver initiatives outlined in the Active Withernsea plan using an Asset Based Community Development approach

East Riding of Yorkshire Council and The Health and Wellbeing Team are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Based in Withernsea for 37 hours per week working five days out of seven including occasional evenings and weekends as part of a fixed term contract until March 2023.

BENEFITS include the Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working arrangements and discounted gym membership.

For an informal discussion please contact Emma Kelly, Active Withernsea Lead, tel 07973799681or email emma.kelly@eastriding.gov.uk

If this sound like you, please click the Apply button now!

Advert No: CYSS000679
Closing Date: 8 November 2020
Interview Date: 17 November 2020

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