Programme co-ordinator (2 posts)
We’re the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs. We offer hope, help and a voice. Our research finds new treatments and cures. We help people who struggle to breathe to take control of their lives. And together, we’re campaigning for better lung health. With your support, we’ll make sure that one day everyone breathes clean air with healthy lungs.
Want to make a positive difference to the lives of people with lung conditions in South Wales as part of an exciting new project?
Funded by the Big Lottery Wales, our COPD: Help You Help Yourself project aims to support people living with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to get more active, self-manage and improve their quality of life.
We are looking for two enthusiastic people with experience of exercise or rehabilitation to support people with lung conditions. The successful candidates will coordinate our exciting new project in South Wales. One working in Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, and one working in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. This is a part-time role with some evening work, where the successful candidate can choose their preferred working hours.
You will deliver exercise to people with mild COPD and along with health care professionals and volunteers teach and empower them to self- manage their condition. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the benefits of exercise and activity and who has experience of successfully delivering of programmes to make a life enhancing difference to peoples' lives.
Not only are we the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs but also a fantastic employer. We have been nationally recognised for the second successive year as a great place to work, placing 45th on The Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit Organisations list.
In addition to being a great place to work we offer a competitive salary and a range of excellent benefits including our cycle-to-work scheme, interest-free annual season Travelcard loan, 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), pension scheme and much more.
If this has filled you with excitement and inspired you to learn more about the BLF and the role follow the link to our website where you will find further details about the jobs and a short application process.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing date for applications is 11 May 2018.