Do you believe in the power of physical activity and are you driven to make a difference? Yes? Then keep reading.
We are looking for someone with excellent project management skills, who has experience of leading a team and who is passionate about physical activity and the positive difference it can make on health and wellbeing.
You will be responsible for the citywide delivery, development, and evaluation of one of our largest Active Communities projects. Delivered by an enthusiastic team of specialist health instructors our Fit for Health programme supports people living with a long-term condition to be active to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life.
Experience of working with health partners and community-based organisations to promote and deliver physical activity programmes for people experiencing health conditions and inequalities is also desirable. In return we are offering the best rewards packages in the industry, with generous holiday allowance and pension.
Edinburgh Leisure is a Registered Scottish Charity (No: SC027450) which is entirely focussed on making a positive difference to individuals and communities through providing a range of physical activity and wellbeing services.
The organisation has a turnover of around £30m per annum, circa 900 employees and (in normal times) attracts just under 5 million customer visits per annum. More information about us can be found on our website at edinburghleisure.co.uk.
Our vision? To make a positive difference by creating opportunities to get active, stay active and achieve more.
We currently have 3 Board vacancies for people who share our passion and want to give something back to the city. We’re especially interested in candidates with significant knowledge/experience in one of the following professions: Finance, Risk Management, Marketing & Communications, Energy & Sustainability, Health & Wellbeing and Property Management. We will provide Governance training. You will demonstrate a commitment to the purpose, vision and values of Edinburgh Leisure.
The positions are voluntary and will require a minimum attendance at 6 Board meetings per year. We welcome applicants from a diverse cross-section of society.
Make people smile.
And vice versa.
WANT TO HAVE A GREAT DAY every day? This job’s for you – delivering physical activity classes for people who need a little help getting back on their feet. It’s a win-win for everybody. Your participants will be delighted to see you as your impact on them will be, quite literally, life changing. And the smiles that you bring to their faces will really make your job worth-while. So if you are an empathetic people person with an outgoing personality, we’d love to hear from you. You’ll need to have a Level 3 Exercise Referral qualification and be willing to train to Level 4. Older adult experience will be a big plus. So go on, make somebody’s day. And make your own at the same time.
Leader, or boss?
How’s your management style? Tell or show? Fast talker or ready listener? Know it all or ready to admit when you’ve made a mistake? Stress head or level-headed? True leaders are in a different class from the common or garden boss variety and we want the former, not the latter for this top notch role. After all, you’ll be responsible for the overall operation, performance and service delivery of Europe’s largest indoor climbing arena. Leading from the front as you maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of your colleagues and stakeholders. So if you have strong operations management experience in the sport & leisure or adventure sectors, climb aboard and make a difference.
See the future. Be the future.
THIS IS A NEW POST and a new opportunity for an energetic people person to come in and set an inspirational vision for the wellbeing referral team. Then drive the change that’s needed to support more people with health conditions and inequalities, helping them on the path to a healthier life. Overseeing our wellbeing referral team, you will lead by example, engage with stakeholders, develop our wellbeing referral service and delight our customers, all with the end goal of helping people be active and improving the health of the city. If you can do all of this as well as demonstrate significant and successful experience in the physical activity and wellbeing sector, apply today. And take us with you tomorrow.