Physical Activity Specialist – Staffordshire

Full or Part time role available

Exciting opportunities are available for experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic, and motivated Physical Activity Specialists with a passion and specialist interest in weight management.  This role will contribute to the development, provision, and coordination of a Healthy Communities Integrated Lifestyle Service for adults aged 18 and over, delivered across the county of Staffordshire.

This community-based, multi component service brings together a range of different programmes under one Healthy Communities Service, centred on supporting residents to lead healthier lives. This adults-only service offers a personalised care package with a focus on those who would like to lose weight and increase their levels of physical activity, and who are overweight. The service is provided through behaviour changes, health checks, stop smoking advice, and advice on maintaining a balanced and healthy diet.

You will be responsible for providing high quality, physical activity advice and support, including individualised exercise guidance, working within a multi-disciplinary community team. You will be working alongside Nutritionists to support the Weight Management Service on our Tier 2 service across Staffordshire. You will be providing expert physical activity advice, underpinned by a sound knowledge of the principles of behaviour change, you will support adults, across Staffordshire, to make and maintain health related behaviour changes to improve health and wellbeing.

We would like to hear from you if you are:

  • Passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based services.
  • Experienced in delivering high quality physical activity sessions face to face, to adults over 18 within a community-based, health improvement service.
  • Experienced and confident in delivering one to one and group interventions, for adults, with potential co-morbidities / complex needs.
  • Passionate and experienced in empowering individuals and groups, to make and sustain behavioural changes.
  • Are CIMSPA registered.

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: 24th May 2023       Interviews: tbc                 Please note: Interviews will be held virtually via Teams.

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

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