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Health and Fitness Advisor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
23/04/2021
Advert End Date:
06/05/2021 17:00
Salary:
£30,451 + benefits
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
206481
Employment Location:
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Sunderland

Job details 

Closing date:
6 May


Further information

Health and Fitness Advisor
Salary: £30,451 + benefits

About Us:

Having been rated as “Good” across all Home Office Inspection criteria in 2019 we consider ourselves to be a high performing and innovative organisation. We are well regarded by both the communities we serve and the partner agencies with which we do business in the North East of England.

The Service values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

About the role:

To provide training, advice and support to facilitate and promote the health and fitness of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service’s employees and ensure that they are supported to meet and sustain the Service’s fitness levels commensurate with their roles.

To work with all members of the Service to promote and improve their health, fitness and wellbeing.

The role will require the following skills and experience:

• Experience of working within the fitness industry
• Experience of conducting one-on-one fitness testing
• Experience of prescribing and delivering fitness programmes
• Previous customer service experience
• Health and safety regulations and safe working practices
• Ability to lead and motivate
• Excellent communication and inter personal skills with a good understanding of exercise behavioural change

Closing date for applications is 06 May 2021 at 17:00 hours

What we can offer you:

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters are based in a purpose build office in Washington, with ample free parking and easy access from the A1 and A19. On site facilities include catering facilities and an onsite gym. The role also benefits from an attractive package, including up to 22 days holiday and public holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme and access to a range of social and volunteering opportunities.

About the Selection Process:

Set out below are the key dates relating to this selection process:

Stage Timeline:

Advert closes: 06 May 2021 at 17:00 hours
Notification of Shortlist: Week commencing 03 May 2021

Interview (face to face): Week commencing 10 May 2021

Please note the dates detailed may be subject to change due to COVID impact.

Interested in applying?

Further details can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification. More information about our Service can be found by visiting www.twfire.gov.uk and our various social media channels.

For further information regarding the role please contact Nicola Moore, Head of Human Resources via email at nicola.moore@twfire.gov.uk

Thank you and good luck!

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