Exercise Referral (Paid Internship, East Lindsey)

The Exercise Referral team at East Lindsey District Council are looking for a placement who could work two days per week for around three months at their sites in Horncastle and Louth. It would be helpful for the placement to be able to work through the summer (Jun-Aug14) as it would then cause as little disruption to their studies as possible.

The intern would primarily be conducting health checks/screening, data inputting, and contacting clients by telephone and mail and shadowing Exercise Referral Specialist.

A Level 2 Fitness Instructor or Exercise Referral qualification would be advantageous but not essential.

Local knowledge of the area would be helpful and use of own transportation is essential.

The team feel the student would gain great working experience in a successful health team both in terms of future career development and gaining a greater understanding of public sector employment.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Ross Cameron (Lead Exercise Referral Specialist):


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University Football Activator (Deadline: 27th May)

Lincolnshire FA are looking to appoint a University Football Activator to lead and co-ordinate the development of football/futsal at the University. The role will be to introduce new players and create new teams and leagues whilst ensuring that all participants have a quality experience regardless of ability. The Activator will also work with student leaders through engagement with the LFA Football Futures Programme and aim to strengthen the university’s links to the wider football community.

More details of the position can be found on the University’s Volunteering site: http://lincolnsu.com/volunteering/opportunities/community/sport#collapse5

Interviews will take place at University of Lincoln between June 9th – June 20th


Please contact Amy Noble (amnoble@lincoln.ac.uk) for details of how to apply.

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Physiotherapist Vacancy, Nottingham

We have been contacted with regard to the following position. Please could you forward the information to anyone who might be interested:

A Physiotherapist with at least 1 years’ experience is required to join a Welfare to Work Programme, helping people who are out of work due to a physical condition. The role will be to provide the therapeutic intervention and action plan with each person to decide what they can do vocationally and how to achieve those goals. This is based in Nottingham City Centre with some travel to other offices in Derby and Leicester.

This is a full time role paying up to £29,895.

For more information, please contact Sean McGrann at sean@recruitingforcare.co.uk

Paddle-Ability Foundation Module (May 14th)

Lincoln Canoe Club will be hosting a Paddle-Ability Foundation Module at the University on Wednesday 14th May, from 6-9pm in MB1020. This is a classroom-based course which will provide an introduction to disability awareness in paddle sports – including communication and basic coaching skills, use of equipment, health & safety, and appropriate terminology covering many ranges of disabilities.

The Canoe Club have kindly agreed that a few members of the School can attend the session. If you are interested in attending, please email Sandy Willmott at swillmott@lincoln.ac.uk as soon as possible.


Physical Activity Organisers, Inspire+ (Deadline: 20th June)

Sports charity Inspire+, in conjunction with the School Sport Partnerships of Lincolnshire, is looking to recruit two Physical Activity Organisers operating from designated host schools across Lincolnshire within specific parts of the county to lead and embed the Change 4 Life initiative in primary schools across Lincolnshire.

They are looking for people with a degree in sport/ health or who have experience working with young people in these areas.  This role will be a school term time contract plus 2 weeks with a salary range of between £20,000-£23,000 pro rata.  It is envisaged that the two positions will have either a north or south of Lincolnshire responsibility.

If you are a dynamic, self-motivated individual and feel you can make a difference to the physical activity levels of young people in Lincolnshire then please request a job application pack by emailing recruitment.inspireplus@gmail.com.  Should you wish to discuss this opportunity informally please contact Vincent Brittain on 01476 578137.

This post is funded by Lincolnshire County Council.

Application deadline is 20th June 2014.