Working at Active Oxfordshire

Active Oxfordshire has a highly skilled, forward-thinking and friendly team committed to tackling inactivity and fighting inequality across our county. As well as our core team, we work with a wide range of partners from statutory, voluntary, education and health sectors, alongside our incredible Active Ambassadors to ensure that we are fully inclusive and celebrate the diversity of our community.

We offer excellent rates of pay and annual leave, opportunities for training and development and the chance to be part of a forward-thinking organisation making a real difference to our local community.

Current vacancies at Active Oxfordshire:

Healthy Communities Programme Co-ordinator

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Active Oxfordshire – whose purpose is to fight inactivity and tackle inequality – as a Healthy Communities Programme Coordinator.

The role:

This role is key to ensuring there are effective pathways into physical activity for older adults, people with disabilities and those with long-term health conditions and mental health challenges. You will get involved in coordinating the countywide physical activity pathway Move Together, alongside building strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

About you:

You will need to have experience in project delivery and management as well as having a strong understanding of the local landscape and networks in Oxfordshire. You will have experience working in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary way across organisations and sectors, coupled with good organisational and interpersonal skills to enable you to work with others in partnership, and an interest in our cause.

What we offer:

This is a full time (40 hours per week), permanent position, although part time hours could be considered for the right candidate (minimum 4 days per week) and we are open to discussions about flexible working. You will receive a salary of between £26,000 – 29,000 depending on experience (pro-rata for part time). Benefits include a generous contributory pension scheme and 38 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays.

You can apply for the role here:

We want all candidates to have an equal chance to shine in this process, so please let us know what we can do to make the process more inclusive for you. We also welcome the chance to have an informal conversation about the role to find out more or to answer any questions about flexible working arrangements. Please contact Richard Claydon, Strategic Health Relationship Manager, for an informal chat:

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 14th April.

Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

We welcome and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community, and strongly believe that a diverse team is crucial to maximise our creativity, achievements and impact. We are a friendly and welcoming organization, and strive to ensure that everyone who works at Active Oxfordshire can be themselves. 77% of our staff team take advantage of the part time and flexible working policies which are open to everyone. We have a strong focus on equity, diversity and inclusion, whilst fully recognizing that we are on a journey ourselves. We positively seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality

Active Oxfordshire team and board, December 2022

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