An exciting opportunity has arisen within in Live Life Better Derbyshire, part of Derbyshire County Council’s Public Health department to support the work of the Health Improvement Team. We are looking to appoint 3 Health Improvement Advisors to join our multi skilled team of delivery staff. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and growing service which provides one to one support and group support and advice for Derbyshire residents wanting to lose weight and become more physically active. You will be required to contribute to the delivery of the wider Live Life Better Derbyshire agenda that supports clients to identify and address their health and wellbeing needs.
1 full-time post will focus on supporting the delivery of our Weight Management service based in the Amber Valley, Erewash and South Derbyshire Cluster
1 part-time post (minimum 22.5 hours) will focus on supporting the delivery of our Weight Management service based in the Amber Valley, Erewash and South Derbyshire Cluster
1 full-time post will focus on the delivery our Physical Activity service, please see separate document.
The successful applicant will require:
Excellent communication and active listening skills
A knowledge of behaviour change techniques
A good understanding of factors affecting health
Experience of working with individuals and vulnerable groups within local communities
Can work independently and as part of a team.
A good level of IT literacy as the applicant will be required to maintain accurate client records.
For further information about the roles and responsibilities, please see the job and personal profile. Please use the job and personal profile requirements as headings in the section ‘suitability for the job’. Please note a Level 2 Gym Instructors Qualification is needed as a minimum to be considered for the physical activity post.
Closing Date: 7th November
Interview Date: Week Commencing 15th November