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Community Exercise Development Officer

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 10:30

Community Exercise Development Officer

Age UK Oxfordshire is focused on providing support, information and opportunities for older people in Oxfordshire to love later life. Our Generation Games team provide a wide variety of exercise, sport and physical activity options across the county, with a particular focus on long-term health conditions. Their aim is simply for people to lead more active lives and maintain their fitness into later life.

Job details

The Community Exercise Development Officer is a vital role working with the Generation Games team to support the supervision and administration of the Generation Games Programme. The team work alongside Oxford Health and Oxford University Hospitals as well as local councils and leisure providers. The team work particularly closely with physiotherapists, specialist nurses and occupational therapists. Important tasks linked to the role are to assist with the management of the community exercise programme, regularly visit classes, develop and implement the annual evaluation of programme, point of contact for exercise programme, teach exercise classes, assist with website and provide administration support. This role would be suitable for an enthusiastic person with administration experience, who enjoys working with the community and making a difference.

Benefits with working with Age UK Oxfordshire include: Flexible Working, Pension Scheme, Discounted Gym Membership, Health Care Plan as well as an enjoyable and caring environment.

Location: Abingdon

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £19,728 - 20,475 pa (£10.84 - 11.25 per hour)

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2019 (with view to extend)

Closing date: Wednesday 30th May 2018

Interview dates: Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th June 2018

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