Posted: 9 May, 2022
This exciting role will focus on creating regular inclusive cycling opportunities for disabled people and those leading inactive lifestyles from across the borough of Kingston-upon-Thames. Working alongside partners from Kingston Borough 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.
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
From May 22 – to April 2024 14 hours per week; £8080 per year (FTE £20020)
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 Kingston including delivery sites of the Kingsmeadow Athletics track.
The 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.
Location(s) The post holder will initially focus on delivering activity at the Kingsmeadow Athletics Centre in Kingston-upon-Thames.
To apply for this position please request an application pack via email from Georgina.Armstrong@wheelsforall.org.uk - closing date for applications will be May 23rd 2022. Interviews will be held week commencing May 30th 2022.