London, Greater London (On-site)
£24,938 per annum) (pro rata for part time hours) (plus a £3,995pa (pro rata) London Weighting Allowance
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Behaviour Change Officer, London

£28,993 per annum (pro rata for part time hours), including a £3,995pa London Weighting Allowance

 (Ref: SUS 3465)

Up to 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working

Base: London


Join our team, empowering people to make real change to the way they travel. Work with communities across London, inspiring and enabling them to create a healthier and happier city for all.


About the Role

In this exciting role you will be delivering projects which make it easier for people to walk and cycle. Working directly with people from a range of backgrounds, ages and abilities you will encourage and upskill them to walk, cycle and enjoy public spaces by engaging them in programmes of activities and events, creating 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 the settings you will work in on occasion.

At the root of all your work with 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

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

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

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.


What we offer

In return we can offer a truly flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.


  • 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


  • 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)


Additional information

  • Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, Tuesday 01 February 22
  • Interviews will take place via MS Teams on the 14 February 2022



About Sustrans

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute.

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together!

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Posted on: 11 January 2022
Closed date: 01 February 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 159506CHJ
Tags: Advocacy, Operations