St Monica Trust / Wesport - Programme Manager Older Peoples Sports and Physical Activity

Job title: Programme Manager Older Peoples Sports and Physical Activity

Date posted: 14/02/2017

Application closing date: 28/02/2017

Location: Bedminster, Bristol

Salary: £28,811 - £31,486 per annum plus performance related bonus

Package: This is a fixed term contract for 3 years. 35 hours per week. Based at The Park, Daventry Road, Knowle, Bristol.

Job: category/typeAdministration

St Monica Trust are looking to recruit a Programme Manager Older Peoples Sports and Physical Activity to manage the successful delivery of a programme of sports and physical activities for older people in Greater Bristol. This role will be day to day managed by St Monica Trust whilst being accountable to the Governance Board for Sports and Activity for Older People Programme. Please see the special conditions towards the end of the role profile.

Working with local delivery partners, local and national sports bodies and other organisations that can provide support and access to facilities you will manage the delivery of the programme and to report progress to the Programme's Governance Board. Through collaboration with a variety of different organisations you will ensure the effective engagement and promotion of sports and physical activities in local communities. You will also be required to work with sports bodies and other organisations to devise quality standards, codes of practice, policies and procedures to ensure a consistent and standardised approach to organisation and participation.

What St Monica Trust are looking for:
Significant experience in organising and coordinating the delivery of sports or physical activity programmes or large projects is essential as is a sound working knowledge of collaboration, consulting and engaging with local communities. Strategic partnership working alongside experience of working with older people would be advantageous.

This standalone role will suit a pro-active, practical and approachable person with good target focus, prioritising and problem solving skills. Due to the nature of the working environment, it is essential to have good communication skills, additionally the successful candidate will have an understanding of IT systems including experience of using Outlook, Word & Excel.

That is why you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience of the care industry and ideally worked in a similar role or environment before.

What they offer:
We offer a competitive package including a contributory pension scheme, life assurance at 4 x salary, childcare vouchers, 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata), free on-site parking, savings on shopping, opportunity to join our gym (and pool where relevant) and a subsidised restaurant. We also provide an extensive induction programme and training opportunities.

About the St Monica Trust:
St Monica Trust is a leader in care for older people and those with dementia. We're proud of our award-winning facilities and services and our forward thinking approach to care. With over eighty years of service and experience behind us, we look forward to helping people for generations to come. Each and every member of our team plays an integral and valuable part in what we do because we all understand that it's the little things that make a big difference. We are passionate about the well-being of our residents therefore our team work with compassion, empathy and most importantly of all, a smile for every single resident, every single day.

How to apply:
Visit their website here for further details and how to apply.

St Monica Trust is committed to an inclusive working environment.