Posted: 16 June, 2022
Contract: Full time / Fixed term contract for 12 months Salary: £22,295 (Full-Time role)
Initially to be based across Greater Manchester and working closely with Transport for Greater Manchester.
In partnership with TfGM, our Bike Buddy programme will support disability organisations and residential care settings to embrace cycling as an activity for their members.
The Bike Buddy programme involves a package of support from Wheels for All, working alongside an individual’s support network, to give supporters of disabled people the skills and knowledge to guide and mentor an individual in their care to cycle and be active. The programme focuses on giving disabled people the skills, knowledge and confidence to cycle in their communities.
We are recruiting a Greater Manchester Bike Buddy Co-ordinator to oversee the development of inclusive cycling opportunities for disabled people who have limited or no previous experience and want to cycle in their communities. Ideally, you will have first-hand experience in engaging and working with at least one of the following: community-based organisations; social enterprises; the voluntary sector; or statutory public services. You must be self-motivated, creative and be confident in setting your own priorities and delivering within a timescale. You will be the key local contact four our network and stakeholders. You will also lead the Wheels for All centre based at Debdale Park in Manchester.
• Developing & delivering a programme of inclusive cycling activities in partnership with disability organisations
• Understanding the need and demand from participants and partner organisations.
• Designing and delivering appropriate training and induction programmes, focused on the participants and their support settings.
• The creation of cross-departmental partnerships bringing together transport, leisure, education, children’s services, adult social care, and health sector.
Please request an application pack by emailing email@example.com
Closing date for applications is Friday 8th July and interviews will be week commencing 11th July.