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Temporary b-you Advisors – 5 posts

posted Apr 20, 2011, 1:53 AM by Ben Jane   [ updated Apr 20, 2011, 1:53 AM ]
Location: Derby, United Kingdom
Salary: Scale 5 £19,621 to £21,519 a year pro rata

Neighbourhoods - Leisure and Cultural Development
4 posts - 37 hours a week, Full time, one year fixed term contract
1 post – 18.5 hours a week, Part time, one year fixed term contract
Location: Celtic House

The Council is currently committed to making internal appointments where possible to support it’s Transformation agenda and internal career development. Therefore any current Derby City Council employees who apply will be considered in the first instance.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an innovative new programme. b-you is a one year health referral pilot working in partnership with GP practices from across Derby, to address health inequalities through a unique personalised offer of motivational interviewing, physical activity, nutrition and behaviour change.

As a b-you Advisor you will play a key role in ensuring the successful delivery of the b-you programme by supporting patients referred to the programme to make positive and sustained lifestyle choices. With experience of supporting individuals on a one to one basis to make positive lifestyle changes you will be able to deliver effective nutritional support and develop personal training plans for sedentary individuals and groups. You will also be able to deliver appropriate physical activity and exercise programmes.

You will hold a recognised health and fitness qualification, Level 3 advance gym instructor, Level 2 group work, First aid and Level ? Motivational Interviewing qualifications. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to work with clients in a positive and friendly manner to encourage them to overcome barriers to being active.

For more information on this post please contact Tracey Lines, Health and Wellbeing Manager on 01332 641255.

For the above post we will only accept on-line applications.
To apply please click on apply now.
Disability equality - please tell us if our online application form is not suitable for you. Call us on 01332 255384, minicom 01332 258427.

Closing date: 4.30pm Tuesday 26 April 2011.
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