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  • Advert Title Healthy Lifestyle Specialist (Families) - Walsall
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    Healthy Lifestyle Specialist (Families) - Walsall

    Position:          Healthy Lifestyle Specialist (Families)

    Reports to:       Senior Healthy Lifestyle Specialist (Families)

    Location:          Walsall

    Salary:             Circa £17,000 pro rata (dependent upon experience)

    Job Type:         Health promotion and programme deliverer

    Start Date:        ASAP

    Hours:              Hours:              Part time/ Full time (40 hours per week)

    Closing:            Closes:            21 July 2017

    Mytime Active was founded in 2004.  Originally running leisure services in London, we expanded into golf where we now run a number of courses, making us the second largest golf operator in the UK.  We also developed public health work, running contracts for Local Authorities as well as owning MEND, the world leading child weight management programme. Our business has also expanded geographically and we now concentrate our work in Bromley, Central London, the Midlands and the South Coast.

    Put simple our ethos is, we believe people can get more out of life!  We want active living and healthy lifestyle to be part of everybody’s day, and part of a holistic approach to wellbeing.  Our aim is to keep healthy living simple and fun, and to take down the obstacles that prevent people getting involves and coming back for more.

    The Role

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual who is positive, energetic and passionate about making a difference to the health of our future generation.

    ‘Super Wiggles’ is a 6 week Tier 2 Weight Management programme, funded by Walsall council. The programme provides nutrition education and physical activity sessions for families with children between the ages of 2-7 who are above a healthy weight.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for:

    • Delivering a range of theory and practical sessions, covering nutrition and physical activity for both adults and children.

    • Engaging with families with children aged 2-7 who are overweight, supporting them to access the programme.

    • Monitoring individual activity and outcomes. 

    • Liaising with health professionals and local services to promote ‘Super Wiggles’ as part of Walsall’s Integrated Lifestyle Service ‘One You Walsall’.

    The ideal candidate will:

    •           Have a good working knowledge of current nutrition, physical activity and weight management guidelines

    •           Have experience of delivering nutrition and physical activity sessions to groups

    •           Have experience of working with families

    •           Have experience of health promotion and community engagement

    •           Have experience of working with health care professionals and community organisations

    This is a fixed term contract until April 2019 and is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

    Driving license and/or ability to travel is essential to the role.

    Employee benefits include:

     

    • Free access to MytimeActive Leisure & Golf Facilities

    • 22 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)

    • Holiday purchase scheme

    • 20% off food and beverage and free hot drinks at Mytime Active Leisure and Golf sites

    • Stakeholder pension

    • Exceptional achievement award scheme

    • Employee discount, salary sacrifice scheme and childcare vouchers

       

      If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Charlie Rainford on 07771852036 or e-mail charlie.rainford@mytimeactive.co.uk.

       

      To apply please send CV and covering letter to charlie.rainford@mytimeactive.co.uk

       

    Closing date for applications: Friday 21st July

    Interviews to be held on 31st July and 1st August

    *Please note we will give preferential consideration to internal employees that are to be re-deployed providing they meet the criteria.

    Mytime applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection.  Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.  Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.

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  • Latest Application Date 21-Jul-2017
  • Location Walsall
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