Crowthorne, Berkshire

£26,390 per annum

35 hours 

Are you looking for a deeply rewarding and impactful role in sports therapy within social care?

Norwood is currently recruiting a full time Physical Activity Lead to join the Complimentary services team to lead with the sports/sports therapy provision for adults with Learning Disabilities & Autism within Ravenswood Village.  Our fantastic site near Crowthorne, is made up of eleven residential homes, set within a rural site which boosts an activity centre, hydrotherapy pool and horse-riding centre.

This role involves working closely with the Physical Activity Practitioner in conjunction with other professionals when required. To deliver and plan wellbeing and physical activity programmes, in response to the needs of the people we support in the village. This can be facilitating group and 1:1 sessions, to provide a person centred service. Consisting of health walks, bike club, rebound therapy on the trampoline and guided sessions within the hydrotherapy pool.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a big difference within a small and committed team of professionals.

Have you experience;

  • Working in a health care setting supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism.
  • Have knowledge of sports and physical activity programmes.
  • A competent swimmer and able to support less able bodied individuals within the pool.

Have you;

  • A positive attitude towards people with disabilities and the benefits of physical activities.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • A high level of commitment and enthusiasm.
  • A confident and outgoing demeanour.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities for all.
  • A positive force for good.

Why Norwood?

  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Career Progression Pathway
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • An organisation which offers great core values

Interested? Please press apply and our Recruitment team will be in touch, or for more information, please call our team on 0203 880 1395.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Recruitment Queries?

Please call the Recruitment Team on 0203 880 1395

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If you are positive and resilient and a force for good, we are for you!

We strive for excellence and to make a real difference to the lives of the people we support. Our team is one of our biggest assets.

We nurture a supportive environment for our people, with tailored training and career development at all levels.

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