Activity & Wellbeing Practitioner X 2: Help for Heroes

ACTIVITY & Wellbeing Practitioner X 2 

1 Sport practitioner / 1 Activity practitioner

At Help for Heroes, we believe those who serve our country deserve support when they are wounded. Every day, men and women must leave their career in the Armed Forces as a result of physical or psychological wounds; their lives changed forever. We help them, and those still serving, to recover and get on with their lives.

Who are we you are wondering? We are experts and beginners. Generalists and specialists. Ordinary people with an extraordinary passion towards making a positive change to the lives of our veterans (and having fun while doing it).

As One Team we share a philosophy – I.C.A.R.E. It’s the way we walk and talk, the way we interact with others and how we approach everything we do. We are:

Innovative – Collaborative – Authentic – Resourceful – Energetic. 

We have an incredible opportunity for an Activity & Wellbeing Practitioner - to join our team in Scotland on a permanent basis. We are recruiting for two roles; Activity and Wellbeing Practitioner (Activity) and Activity and Wellbeing Practitioner (Sport).

We are accepting applications for these roles either on a full time or part time basis. Full time applicants should be able to demonstrate experience in both sport and activity as outlined in the job descriptions. Alternatively, we will accept applications from part time employees to fulfil each role on a job share basis. Please indicate in your application if you wish to apply for the role on a full-time basis or specifically the Activity Practitioner or Sport Practitioner role on a part time basis.

About You

Do you enjoy working within the community and have experience of developing community-based opportunities in activity and sport?  Do you have a proven track record in developing and nurturing organisational and individual partnerships? Do you have experience of working with the veteran community? If you are keen to join this world leading military charity as it develops its new community-based recovery programmes this could be the role for you.

About the Role

This is a community-based position with an element of home working across one or more regions. The successful candidate would develop and deliver community-based opportunities in fellowship, Activity and sport to veterans and their families.

The programmes you will offer veterans and their families will provide quality interventions to combat social isolation, increase activity levels, develop peer support schemes, social networks, and opportunities to engage with the wider community.

About the Team

Our Activity Sport and Fellowship team consists of 4 staff who are accountable for the delivery of sport activity and fellowship across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Team members are enthusiastic, compassionate, professional, and dedicated to developing and delivering a high-quality cost-effective community-based recovery programme.

If you feel you are the right person to develop this challenging role then please apply here!

Applications close Monday 25 Jan 2021 and we are looking to hold 1st stage interviews on week commencing 02 Feb 2021 and 2nd stage informal interview with the Fellowship development manager within the same week. Proposed start date: ASAP but not before two weeks of the formal offer.

If you have any questions about the role or need further information, please do not hesitate to contact us via email to jobs@helpforheroes.org.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Date published: 13 January 2021
Date updated: 13 January 2021

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