Hours: 37 hours per week Salary: £31,099-£36,298 p.a. depending on skills and experience Contract: Fixed term to March 2027
To achieve the mission of active lives for all, Greater Manchester needs a wide and inclusive range of environments and activities that support the wellbeing of people of all ages, backgrounds and identities to enjoy an active life, with positive experiences. We are seeking to recruit two individuals with purpose, passion and integrity to strengthen and champion good welfare and safeguarding standards and practice for clubs, youth and community groups and other organisations delivering all forms of movement, physical activity and sport.
Greater Manchester Moving is the Greater Manchester charity committed to changing lives by inspiring a healthier future in Greater Manchester through moving more, sport and physical activity. We play a strategic leadership role in support of the Greater Manchester wide movement, for movement.
We are looking for someone with the knowledge, skills and experience to play a leading, supporting and connecting role to strengthen and champion good welfare and safeguarding standards and practice for clubs, youth and community groups and other organisations delivering all forms of movement, physical activity and sport.
The two roles will form part of a national network of Sport Welfare Officers. It’s an exciting time to join the team as we develop our vision to build and foster relationships with and between people, communities and system partners, to enable a whole system approach to supporting the development of community networks, activities and opportunities to move more and tackle inequality.
We are looking for someone who loves working with people, who can unite people from diverse backgrounds around a vision, who understands the power of collaboration and who can work with others to help people connect, support and lead across sectors, organisations and alongside communities to help us achieve the ambitions set out in the ten-year strategy, GM Moving in Action.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high performing Active Partnership team working with a network committed to making positive change through physical activity, sport and movement. This is a full-time role (37 hours per week), but job shares, secondments and reduced hours will be considered as part of our commitment to flexible working.
Working days will predominantly be Monday to Friday, but occasional evening/weekend work may be required. We have permanent office space in the National Squash Centre in Manchester, and regular team and co-working days in venues across Greater Manchester, blended with homeworking
. We trust you to work in a way that suits you and that enables you to be productive and happy. Greater Manchester Moving is committed to providing equal opportunities and promoting diversity, irrespective of ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexuality, disability, religion, pregnancy or personal circumstance.
We aspire to being a diverse, inclusive and responsible organisation. Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects and understands the communities we work alongside. We are particularly keen to hear from people from underrepresented groups as we know this will allow us to make better, more inclusive and informed decisions, provide wider perspectives and drive change. The recruitment pack (which includes the Job Summary), Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, are available to download from: http://www.gmmoving.co.uk/jobs Closing date for applications: 1 December 2023, 5pm Interview date: week commencing 11 December 2023 No CVs or agencies.