Senior Project officer – Health and Disability


To support the growth of we can move, Active Gloucestershire are offering the opportunity for an exceptional individual to join our team to drive forward the growth of our business priority areas in health and disability.


This role provides significant opportunities to work locally to influence, grow and develop relationships with a diverse range of partners across the health and care system. Here are some examples of the opportunities you would have from joining our team:


  • Be part of a passionate, knowledgeable and collaborative team, where successes are celebrated and learning is valued as a core way to inform our future work and priorities
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the role physical activity can play in health inequalities
  • Understand how to apply approaches such as behaviour change interventions and whole systems thinking
  • Have exposure to a collection of local health and care forums to raise the profile of physical activity in our county
  • Gain insight into the role of an established infrastructure organisation working locally and nationally, and gain a deeper understanding of we can moves work across the county


The role, as one of two senior project officers in our health, active ageing and disability team will provide essential support to deepening our influence across health and care. You will support the strategic lead to build local relationships of trust; understand the barriers and enablers to physical activity in the context of health care and inclusion; and work alongside other Active Gloucestershire teams in this cross-cutting area of our work.


You will be fundamental in growing our projects and programmes linked to our relationship with NHS Gloucestershire and other local and national partners (e.g. Gloucestershire County Council, Activity Alliance).


If you are interested in joining our team and working with us, please read our Job Description for further information.


We adopt an ‘anonymised recruitment’ approach to recruiting new employees, which removes the candidate’s name, age and gender, ensuring that we hire on a merit-only basis.


To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV and a supporting statement which clearly details how your experiences and skills align to our values and meet our person specification to by 12 midday on Monday 29th July 2024.


Within your supporting statement we would like you to consider the following:


  • Your experience in the health and care space and what skills you have in building and developing relationships and partnerships with this audience
  • Please share with us some examples of projects that you have managed in the past, your role in these and the impact that they have had
  • What attracts you to this role, and why do you think you would be suitable?


In addition to this, please also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


For an informal conversation about the role please contact:


Chris Davis


Closing date: Monday 29th July at 12 midday.


Interview date: Monday 5th August


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