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DBS4266 Health and Wellbeing Activator x 2

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
04/06/2021
Advert End Date:
20/06/2021 23:59
Salary:
£25,481 - £27,041 pa
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
208570
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Number of posts:
2

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Jun


Further information

The Sport and Leisure Service are looking to recruit 2 x Health & Wellbeing Activators.

The post holders will be responsible for assisting in the co-ordination and delivery of child weight management programmes and Public Health initiatives across North Tyneside. You will have the confidence and skills to deliver engaging and interactive group education activities along with the sensitivity to have direct discussion with families in relation to weight and wellbeing.

You will have experience working with families, children, and young people alongside experience of delivering group activities. You will have excellent communication skills that will motivate and support participants through the process of change. You will have the confidence and skill to deliver engaging and interactive education sessions for families as well as supporting them.

You will have a strong understanding of Public Health England guidance and documentation relating to healthy weight in children and are able to use this knowledge and understanding to support families of North Tyneside.

You will have experience working towards a common goal with partner organisations to achieve positive outcomes. Experience of working as part of a team is also essential.

Strong organisation skills are essential, and you will have excellent IT skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office Programmes.

You will have strong knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures. Knowledge of health and safety standards is also essential.

A good general school education up to A level standard (or equivalent) is essential, including GCSE Maths and English grade C/ Grade 4(or equivalent). The post is full time, 37 hours per week and flexible working arrangements apply. Additional qualifications in nutrition and physical activity would also be desirable. The post holder will be expected to work evenings and weekends to support business needs.

If you require any further details, please contact:
Clare Sykes (Health and Wellbeing Team Leader), 0191 643 7453, or e-mail clare.sykes@northtyneside.gov.uk

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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