The Role

The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre is responsible for the acute and lifelong care of adult patients in the West of England with traumatic and non-progressive spinal cord injury.

WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport based at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Buckinghamshire. We provide opportunities, facilities, expertise and equipment that enable disabled people to participate in sport and physical activity and lead healthy active lives.

We are looking for a highly motivated Physical Activity Advisor to work alongside the team at the spinal unit to provide patients with information about sport and physical activity and encourage them to take part in organised activities as part of their rehabilitation.

You will have an understanding of the sector, as well as a desire to work within sport for disabled people and a passion for helping newly disabled people to lead healthy active lives after injury.

This role requires someone to work 1 day (7.5hrs) per week.  This may include some evenings, weekends and public holidays as required.  

How to apply

Download an application pack at below or contact Emily Weller, Head of Sport and Physical Activity, WheelPower for an informal discussion about the role by emailing sport@wheelpower.org.uk.
 
Download and complete our application form to apply
Note that applications submitted by CV will be rejected.
 

Return your completed application form to:
Emily Weller, WheelPower, Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttmann Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP or by emailing it to info@wheelpower.org.uk.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check via the Disclosure Barring Service.  

WheelPower is committed to equal opportunities and fairness and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Salary: £100 a day
Contract: Permanent
Location: The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury District Hospital
Closing date: Friday 15 October 2021 at 5pm
Interviews will take place on Thursday 4 November 2021 via Microsoft Teams

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