We are here to support, to provide insight, knowledge and expertise around physical activity, sport and challenging inactivity in London.
We’re here to make it simple to turn good work into great achievements which have a real impact on Londoners’ lives.
But our vision for London to be the most active city in the world is not about us working alone. It’s about working with everyone who delivers opportunities directly to Londoners.
We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join the Operations Team at London Sport in a newly created role as Regional Physical Activity Advisor (RPAA).
The role which focuses entirely on London is part of a national programme in partnership with Sport England and the National Academy for Social Prescribing. It is one of seven similar positions across England.
The aim of the programme is to provide support to help local communities increase and improve community activities, enabling those people with the greatest need to live their best life.
It will do this by focusing on supporting organisations who have reach to, and engage with, people most impacted by COVID and those experiencing health inequalities. The programme will help to strengthen social prescribing at a community level through:
The programme will seek to make the following impact:
The RPAA role will provide a blended level of support to community organisations which will range from an open access offer, including guidance, checklists and toolkits, through to a more intensive offer, which will include direct mentoring and support around the strategic engagement with commissioners, and embedding physical activity within existing pathways.
What you’ll do:
Who you are:
Excellent relationship builder especially with community groups and community leaders
Experience of supporting sport and physical activity organisations to work in partnership with local communities.
For a more detailed view of the role, please see the recruitment pack by clicking here .
Closing date for applications: 11:59 pm, 29th Nov 2020