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Health and Wellness Advisor

posted Aug 9, 2010, 1:13 PM by Ben Jane   [ updated Aug 9, 2010, 1:14 PM ]
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Salary: £23,000 - £32,000
Closing date: 13 Aug 2010

We are currently looking to recruit a Health and Wellness Advisor to support our ZERO HARM initiative.

The Health and Wellness Advisor will be responsible for engaging with the users of the Health Unit to lead and encourage them to review and maintain their physical capabililties. This is a new vacancy with national travel and the successful applicant will be required to engage with employees by educating them in basic human anatomy and physiology, as well as providing advice and information on making healthier lifestyle choices.

Key Duties
* Liaise with individual contracts to co-ordinate roll out plan for Health Unit across UK
* Responsible for towing, placement, security and general upkeep of Health Unit
* Create a welcoming environment for users within the Health Kiosk
* Offer users support in using the Wellpoint Kiosk and provide advice on analysis of results
* Pro-actively engage users, identifying individual health needs and highlight risk areas
* Understand individual job roles and offer advice on exercise and practical tips to maintain the bodies musculoskelatal system and general health & wellbeing
* Offer health & exercise advice and support on common diseases and health issues, arising from current lifestyle choices and work related / non-work related activities
* Support and promote any focus campaigns in line with ZERO HARM and Charity Committee requirements
* Reduce barriers and increase physical activity participation using innovative and creative methods to encourage healthy lifestyles

Skills Required
* Degree in Sport & Exercise Science (or equivalent)
* A minimum of 2 years post-grad experience
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* The ability to engage with a wide range of people with a range of ability and knowledge
* Excellent understanding of human anatomy, physiology, bio-chemistry & psychology
* Full UK driving licence
* Willingness to travel

Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions is an equal opportunities employer

For more information visit www22.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_BalfourBeatty04.asp

The closing date is the 13th August 2010.
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