Job code: SA137

Post: Healthy Communities Manager

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

Position: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum

Sport Aberdeen, a UK award winning community leisure trust, is seeking to appoint to the newly created post of Healthy Communities Manager. Reporting to the Director of Healthy and Active Communities you will join a company committed to improving health outcomes across Aberdeen and for all its communities. 

You will have access to an excellent salary and benefits package, with ongoing training and development and the opportunity to take on real responsibility within a supportive and encouraging business environment.

The successful candidate will be committed to delivering change and improvement and be confident working as an influencer, enabler and leader in an environment focused on positive outcomes.

This critical and dynamic area of growth requires effective leadership and vision along with ability to establish and maintain strong cross sector partnerships.

The role: You will:
  • lead the company's programme of community health and wellbeing;
  • have a background in health literacy, community development and project management;
  • leading collaborative work within the Community Planning process alongside Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen Health, Social Care Partnership and voluntary sector agencies;
  • have experience of performance measurement, data analytics and managing outcome;
  • managing a team delivering programmes of work in conjunction with and on behalf of NHS Grampian, Macmillan and a range of local community organisations; 
  • be an expert multi-tasker, with a track record in working with internal teams, partners and stakeholders, as well as with communities; and
  • championing health equality.
  • have appropriate formal qualifications and consistent continual professional development and be able to evidence.

For details of the position please see the Job Description and Person Specification, or for more information contact Keith Gerrard, Director of Healthy and Active Communities at [email protected]

Closing Date:

The closing date for applications is Friday 26th October 2018

Interviews will be held over the 6/7/8 November 2018

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