Job Title: Inclusive Lives Project coordinator
Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term up to 31st July
(With the possibility of continuation after this date)
Hours of Work: 40 Hours Per week
Shift Pattern: 8 hours per day (Early Mornings, Evenings and Weekend)
Salary: £25,242 Per annum
Closing Date: 29th December, 2017
YMCA London South West and YMCA East London have merged. This new organisation which is called YMCA London South West has resulted in a growing presence across South, South West and East London. The Association is part of the affiliated YMCA Christian Movement, offering opportunities to young people and their communities to develop in mind, body and spirit in order to fulfil their potential.
During these exciting times for the association, we are seeking YMCA Inclusive Lives Project Co-ordinator (YILP) funded by grant from Big Lottery Fund at our corporate Office. This project targets people with disabilities with a focus to create opportunities to access programmes, which will lead to increasing participation into different physical activities, sports, dance and arts programmes.
The post holder will develop strategies to increase participation of target groups, working in close partnership with referral agencies, local businesses and other related agencies for programme design, recruitment of participants and to raise the profile of the project. You will ensure that the project conforms to its aims and objectives with current and appropriate legislation and guidelines, including health and safety and to regularly liaise with the Big Lottery Fund giving feedback and evaluation of the ongoing project. It is essential to have experience of leading or coaching sport, fitness, physical or healthy living activities and have an understanding of the barriers this target group face and how to overcome these for engagement into the YILP programmes. This role will involve working a minimum of 40 hours per week which will include early mornings, evenings and weekends.
YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.
For a full job description and an application pack, please visit our website at: http://www.ymcalsw.org/category/job-opportunities/
The closing date to complete this application is 5 January, 2018.