We are recruiting for a Wheels for All co-ordinator in Barrow

Introduction
This exciting role will focus on creating regular inclusive cycling opportunities for disabled people and those leading inactive lifestyles from across the borough of Barrow-in-Furness. Working alongside partners from Barrow Council, Active Cumbria and Cumbria County Council, disability services and local cycling clubs, we will create and deliver a regular inclusive cycling offer for children, adults and the elderly recovering from ill health, those living with a disability and creating a support programme for their families and friends.

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From July 22 – to Dec 2023 14 hours per week; £8200-9200 per year (FTE £20,500-23,000)

The aim is to give everyone regardless of ability the chance to cycle, and then to build onto the programme by offering regular sessions across the town and then progress and development pathways for those who want to go further and weave cycling into lifestyle.
You will be responsible for the delivery of the inclusive cycling sessions, managing a growing network of partners and recruiting and retaining volunteers to support the programme across the region. You will be a highly motivated individual with experience of working across a broad section of partners, and ideally have experience of managing community projects and working with disabled and inactive people.
Post holder will be responsible for:
• The creation of an effective inclusive cycling offer, across the communities of Barrow with the main hub of delivery from Barrow Park.
he delivery of good quality and well received inclusive cycling sessions.
• The launch of a regular offer of activities to meet the needs and requirements of all community members.
• The creation of cross-departmental partnerships bringing together transport, leisure, education, children’s services, adult social care and health.
• The creation of a consistent inclusive cycling offers across the regions – leading to a sustainable network of inclusive cycle infrastructure supported with an effective range of behavioral change programmes.

To apply for this position please request an application pack via email recruiting@wheelsforall.org.uk- Closing date for applications will be 5th Aug 2022. Interviews will be held week commencing 15th Aug 2022

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