The post will engage with communities in Perth and Dundee, finding practical ways that people can participate in
active travel; mapping these out in co-designed events with 3rd Sector, council and community organisations. We
will offer support and resources to facilitate a range of activities including Dr Bike, Led rides, Cycle
Training, Bike Loans, as well as skills and maintenance training.
The post will be responsible for building relationships with these communities and key stakeholders to articulate
these barriers as an Active travel Action Plan and a key role in empowering these communities to start walking
cycling and wheeling more often as a first choice for travel thereby empowering their communities to reduce
heath and transport inequalities and build stronger communities.
The Officer will work with the Cycle Friendly Officer, Social Cycle Officer and Communities Manager to provide advice
to organisations on opportunities to dovetail with this programme in schools, campus and community settings to
share cycling and infrastructure best practice, as well as funding opportunities.
The work is based in Perth Bike Station with travel to Dundee.
- Set up an Active Travel Action Plan with a Perth and Dundee Community.
- Support the Bike Station’s
- Develop and deliver activities to support the Bike Station’s Community as a Cycle
- Providing advice to these Communities on cycling opportunities, cycling best
practice, in combination with the Cycle Friendly Award Officer.
- Utilising social media to support the
delivery of the programme.
- To operate within a set delivery budget that is prescribed and
- To comply with all current legislation and Recycle to Cycle policies.
- Work with the
Bike Station team.
- Provide advice to organisations on the Cycle Friendly programmes in schools, campus
and community settings to promote cycling and infrastructure best practice, as well as on available funding
- Delivering behaviour change programmes using a community development approach.
- Partnership working with
local authorities, community planning partners and the community and voluntary sector.
- Ability to work
independently and make decisions with minimal supervision; enthusiastic and self-motivated.
- Good level
of IT literacy including use of MS Office suite.
- Good understanding and experience of community
development theory and practice.
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of the workings of the community
and voluntary sector.
- Understanding of local and national social policy.
- Developing and
delivering projects in seldom heard communities.
- Excellent track record of organising, promoting and
carrying through events.
- Leading group workshops and training activities.
- Contributing to
successful funding applications.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Understanding of the community and voluntary sector.
- Good time-management skills and attention to detail.
- Innovative, analytical and a great problem solver.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Experience of participatory processes of community engagement.
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