WheelPower

We are 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.

The Role

WheelPower are recruiting for the post of Physical Activity Advisor at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury District Hospital.

The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre is responsible for the acute and lifelong care of all adult patients in the South and South 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 one day (7.5hrs) per week, every Friday, for 52 weeks.  This may include some evenings, weekends and public holidays as required.  It may be possible to split this into two afternoons, every Friday plus one other day of the week.
 

How to apply

Download an application pack at www.wheelpower.org.uk/jobs  or contact Pasan Kularatne, Head of Sport and Physical Activity, WheelPower for an informal discussion about the role by emailing pasan@wheelpower.org.uk or calling 0788 9716 669.
 
Download and complete our application form to apply
Note that applications submitted by CV will be rejected.
 

Return your completed application form to:
Mr. Pasan Kularatne, 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 - one year fixed term contract
Location: Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury District Hospital
Closing date: 5pm Thursday 18 July 2019
Interviews will take place at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre, Salisbury on Tuesday 30 July 2019

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