Behaviour Change Officer



Organisation
Sustrans
Reference
SUS3465
Sector
Children & Young People, Other, Sustainable Transport & Logistics
Location
London
Salary Details
£28,993 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
01/02/2022
You will work in settings including community hubs, schools, universities and workplaces, collaborating with other stakeholders to secure and develop projects and tailor resources to respond to the needs of a diverse range of Londoners.

Job Description

About the role

In this exciting role, you will be delivering projects which make it easier for people to walk and cycle. You'll be working with people from a range of backgrounds, ages and abilities, encouraging and upskilling them to walk, cycle and enjoy public spaces by engaging them in programmes of activities and events in order to create healthier, happier communities. 

You will work in settings including community hubs, schools, universities and workplaces, collaborating with other stakeholders to secure and develop projects and tailor resources to respond to the needs of a diverse range of Londoners. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate due to some of the settings you will work in.

At the root of all your work will be a passion about creating a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

About you

We are looking for individuals who have:

  • experience of delivering practical projects
  • experience of working in partnership with other organisations
  • excellent organisational skills with experience in managing competing priorities
  • the ability to communicate in an engaging and welcoming way and to adapt their communication style to a diverse range of audiences
  • the ability to motivate others
  • good IT literacy  
  • an understanding of issues facing communities that experience inequalities.

We are committed to supporting your personal development. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to develop numerous skills across a range of areas of work.

We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome all applications, in particular from under-represented groups.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

Work perks

Wellbeing

  • 26 days leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working.
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff).
  • Staff volunteer days.
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service.
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes.

Financial

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans.
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans.
  • Discount benefits.

Family-friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • Flexible Working practices (full-time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday).

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented.

Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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Company Description

We’ve been working on walking and cycling since 1977. Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute.