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Cycle Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,570
  • Shotts
  • Closing 15th March 2024

  • Advertised from 16th February 2024
  • 35 hours per week (days to be agreed upon recruitment) (£13.50 per hour) Fixed term contract until 31st of March 2025 with the possibility of extension subject to funding.


Getting Better Together Ltd (GBT) is a community centred health initiative which was established in 2000 with the aim of promoting the health & wellbeing of residents living in North Lanarkshire including the Fortissat Ward, Shotts, Springhill, Dykehead, Stane, Torbothie, Harthill, Eastfield, Salsburgh, Allanton/Hartwood.At the heart of Shotts, GBT's Healthy Living Centre was established twenty-three years ago.

Since its creation 2000, GBT has become a leader in the arena of community led health improvement with a record of success delivering high quality, effective community-led health improvement services. It is a successful, respected organisation widely recognised by statutory, voluntary sector partners and the individuals we work with.

Over the last 23 years, Getting Better Together has witnessed the sort of transformations normally reserved for feel good films. At GBT, sports, exercise, healthy eating, and other community participatory activities aren’t just about improving health, they’re turning people’s lives around, transforming stereotypes and giving our community opportunities they were previously excluded from.

GBT are a courageous organisation, pushing boundaries and challenging ingrained perceptions about what it means to be healthy. Our success has shown that wellbeing is not wholly dependent on how financially well off you are: Everything GBT does is inspired and informed by the practical needs of the people on our doorstep.

We now have vacancy for a full time (35 Hrs) Cycle Development Officer. The main aim of the role is to oversee and develop the Trackside Bikes at GBT. This programme includes a range of cycling services within our Trackside Bike shop including bike repairs, services, loans, and educational offerings.

Acting as an ambassador for cycling and active travel in North Lanarkshire you will work closely with the staff team, GBT, key local stakeholders and the wider community to promote the benefits of cycling.

Application notes

To apply please complete the attached application form.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification prior to completing your application form.

You should send your completed application form either by e-mail to or by post marked Private and Confidential to: William Elder, Getting Better Together Ltd, Shotts Healthy Living Centre, Kirk Road, Shotts, ML7 5ET.

You will receive confirmation that your application submission has been received when you submit your application form. Unfortunately, we may not be able to write to applicants who are not successfully shortlisted for interview due to the volume of applications. If you have not received an invitation for interview within 10 days of the closing date, please assume on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Closing date for Applications: 15th March 2024

Shortlisting of Applicants: 18th/19th March 2024

Interviews: Commencing: Week Beginning 25th March 2024