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MCRactive are a not for profit organisation, responsible for driving sport and physical activity across Manchester. Our goal is to inspire and encourage everyone to lead more active and healthy lives.
We provide leadership and a common narrative for the sport and physical activity landscape across the city, working with the whole sector.
As part of our continuing expansion, MCRactive is now looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working individual with shared values to become part of our growing team.
The role of the Physical Activity and Movement Officer will be to support the Physical Activity and Movement Manager in designing, creating, and managing new physical activity and movement initiatives. Initially, there will be a focus on deconditioning and seamless pathways as we tackle the impact the pandemic and the numerous lockdowns have had on inactivity levels in older people. The post holder should be creative and have previous experience in project management. They should also be passionate about making a difference, improving health outcomes, tackling health inequalities, and comfortable with testing new ideas and approaches to physical activity and movement in its widest possible sense.

The full job description can be viewed here.

Please note this is not a delivery role, and the successful candidate will not be expected to deliver physical activity sessions.
The role is full time (35 hours per week) however requests for part time hours or job share will be considered.
The salary for this position is £30,894 through to £34,373.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 7th July 2022.
To apply for this position please submit your CV to complete with a covering letter which explains in detail your suitability for this role and how you meet the criteria set in the Person Specification.
MCRactive welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, we aim for diversity within our team and believe it’s important that our workforce represents the communities we serve.  We therefore want to attract more applicants from underrepresented groups particularly those who identify as LGBTQ+, those from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and individuals aged between 18 and 29 or 60+.

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