WheelPower, the national charity for British Wheelchair Sport, is currently recruiting for the post of Physical Activity Advisor at the Yorkshire Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Pinderfields Hospital

Salary £100 per day.

The Yorkshire Regional Spinal Injuries Centre is responsible for the acute and lifelong care of all 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 for 52 weeks.  This may include some evenings, weekends and public holidays as required. 

Please download an application pack 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

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 26 November.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 December via Microsoft Teams

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.

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