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Sport England - Physical Activity Co-ordinator

Salary: £15,000  (21.75 hours per week)

Post from 1 August 2018 until August 2020

Groundwork has secured funding through Sport England’s Tackling Inactivity programme to work with individuals from deprived communities who are currently not engaging in any form of physical activity.  This three year project is focused on motivating and inspiring individuals to become more active and to embed physical activity in their everyday lifestyle. 

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic individual who enjoys a challenge and would be a great role model to others.   With good interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships quickly and effectively both strategically and operationally.  This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.  

This project is led by Groundwork Cheshire Lancashire and Merseyside working with Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, North West Ambulance Service, Police and Armed Forces.   They will help referred individuals and provide them with positive health and wellbeing activities and experiences.

The Co-ordinator will be responsible for designing and delivering specialist sessions to increase an individual’s physical activity levels along with up skilling Groundwork staff and the wider partnership working mainly in Wigan and Leigh.

Job Description and Person Specification.

If you’d like an informal discussion about the role please contact Suzanne Murray on 01942 821444.  The positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Full details of the post and an application pack are available by emailing:

Alternatively, please return and complete a Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return them via email to or by post to Groundwork CLM, 74-80 Hallgate, Wigan, WN1 1HP.

Key dates 

  • Closing date –17 August 2018
  • Candidates selected for interview will be notified w/c –24 August 2018
  • Interviews – 3 September 2018

Registered Charity Number:  514727