Positive Futures Community Sports Worker, Skegness (Sept 10th)

Positive Futures Lincolnshire are seeking to employ a new member of staff on a permanent contract working from their Skegness site helping embed the Positive Futures model into the local community. The role is to engage young people aged 8 to 24 years in sports, physical activity and other positive activities as a basis for broader social development.

Salary: £21,962 – £24,174
Hours per week: 37
Closing Date: 10/09/2017

For more details:  https://jobs.lincolnshire.gov.uk/vacancy/positive-futures-community-sports-worker–324369.html

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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.


Lincolnshire Physical Activity Network (Tues 21st January)

An event we’ve been informed about:

The next Lincolnshire Physical Activity Network (LPAN) will take place on Tuesday 21st January 2014 at The Showroom, Tritton Road, Lincoln. LN6 7QY. The event will run from 9.30am until 4pm inclusive of lunch. LPAN is sponsored by Lincolnshire County Council (public health) so is free to attend.

The theme of the event is ‘Tackling Sedentary Behaviour’ and the keynote speaker will be Dale Esliger from Loughborough University, who will share his expertise and innovative techniques on increasing physical activity levels. Various speakers from around the county will also showcase their programmes.

Please pass this invitation on to anyone you feel may benefit. Places are limited to 50 and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Should you wish to attend, please email Sarah Clarke (sarah.clarke@lincolnshiresports.co.uk) with your name, organisation and any dietary or access requirements you may have.

Approaches to Promoting Physical Activity (Tues 3rd December)

Professor Jim McKenna will deliver a guest lecture to staff and students on Tuesday 3rdDecember at 4pm in MC2201. Professor McKenna is an expert within the field of Physical Activity and Health and currently leads the Active Lifestyles Research Centre at Leeds Metropolitan University (check here for more details – http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/professor-jim-mckenna.htm). Some of Professor McKenna’s current work is focussed on football health promotion schemes and physical activity in younger populations.

The content of the presentation will be useful to students on all programmes so all are encouraged to attend. It will be particularly useful for those with an interest in health development and physical activity and for Year 2 students who are currently thinking about research ideas!