Active Travel Officer, Active Steps


Lewes, Sussex
£24,446 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2683

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Thursday, 20th June 2019   1 day left

Active Travel Officer, Active Steps

(ref: SUS2683)

£24,446 per annum

37.5 hours per week – contract to 31 March 2020 - based in Lewes

The exciting challenges of this role include the delivery of active travel initiatives across East Sussex, with specific responsibility for the Active Steps programme. Active Steps encourages individuals with low activity levels to improve their physical and mental health through an intensive 10 week active travel programme, as part of the East Sussex County Council’s ‘Active Access for Growth’ project.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of delivering physical activity or other behaviour change projects, engaging with workplaces and/or community groups and a wide range of partners. You will also be experienced in leading group workshops, organising events and of building successful working relationships. Your enthusiasm will be motivational to others and your strong written and verbal communication skills will complement your excellent interpersonal skills. You will also be experienced in supporting volunteers / champions. IT literacy is essential as is an understanding of the health benefits of active travel and your commitment to the promotion of sustainable transport. DSB Disclosure clearance is mandatory for this role.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Thursday 20 June 2019. Interviews will take place in Lewes on Friday 28 June 2019.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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