Physical Activity Specialist  – Southend-on-Sea

Fixed Term Contract until 31st May 2024

Full time role

An exciting opportunity is available for experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Physical Activity Specialists with a passion and keen interest in weight management. This role will contribute to the development, provision and coordination of the Adult Weight Management and Physical Activity Services in Southend-On-Sea. These community-based, multi component services offer a personalised care package for adults, with a focus on those overweight or obese, and those who are at high risk of obesity and or inactivity. This service is delivered by an expert multi-disciplinary team, providing advice on healthy eating and physical activity.  

Playing a pivotal role within this service, you will be responsible for providing high quality, physical activity advice and support, including NICE Compliant Weight Management group delivery working within a multi-disciplinary specialist weight management team. You will provide expert physical activity advice, underpinned by a sound knowledge of theoretical principles of behaviour change, to support adults in Southend-On-Sea to make informed decisions in relation to their weight and or activity levels.

The key functions of the role are:

  • Providing high quality physical activity advice and exercise prescription within a community-based, weight management service.
  • Delivering one to one and group interventions for adults who are overweight or obese, with potential co-morbidities / complex needs.
  • Delivering one to one and group interventions for inactive adults.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Is this role for you?
For more information and to download the job description please visit our website  and email your CV and supporting statement to [email protected]

Closing date: 21st October 2022

Interviews will be held: 27th and 28th October 2022

All offers are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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