Behaviour Change Officer

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 8 months ago


Behaviour Change Officer


£28,211 per annum (pro rata for part time hours), plus a £4,195pa (pro rata) London Weighting
Allowance for those eligible)

 (Ref: SUS4064)

Full time 37.5 hours or part time 18.75 hours per week – happy to talk flexible

Base: London

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Behaviour Change Team, for you to influence change
across London, by promoting, enabling and empowering people to walk and cycle, creating
healthier and happier communities.

As a Behaviour Change Officer, you will be working with community hubs, schools, universities
and workplaces, where you will collaborate with stakeholders to secure and develop projects,
responding to the needs of a diverse range of Londoners.

You will be engaging with communities, delivering tailored activities, resources and training,
such as guided cycle rides and walks from schools and organising learn to cycle sessions. 

This role will require travel and work across London as necessary to undertake projects on
behalf of Sustrans. In addition, we offer hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home
and occasional travel to a nearby office hub in Bethnal Green, London.

About you

With the ability to build relationships with ease and engage with diverse communities, you will
be comfortable with planning events, as well as leading and delivering group workshops to these

As someone who is comfortable multitasking, you will be able to deliver various projects with
competing priorities, whilst solving problems proactively.

You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to write and compile progress
reports and presentations for project funders.

We ask you demonstrate your commitment and enthusiasm about the benefits of active travel.

Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone – reducing inequality,
valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and
respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all
parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups. 

What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible,
supportive and rewarding working environment. 


  • 28 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 5% or 6% of basic salary contribution being matched by
  • Bike, computer, and season ticket loans 
  • Discount benefits 
  • London Weighting Allowance of £4,195 for all those living within a London Borough (32 local
    authority districts plus the City of London) 
  • Death in Service benefit – 3 x annual Salary 

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, 02 July 2023 
  • Interviews will take place in online via MS Teams on 11 July 2023

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be
found on our website..

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you’ll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. 

We’re all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented,
passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We
act locally and think big – we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates
healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You’ll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You’ll work on
exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you’ll be rewarded by seeing
the difference you make to people, communities and the planet. 

 We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome
difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your
wellness is supported. 

You’ll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible,
supportive, ethical and fun.

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