BHF Hearty Lives School Project Officer (CRB)*

Post date: 20-Jul-2010 09:04:22

Employer:Kingston Upon Hull City Council

Salary:Grade 4 (scp 15-18) £16,054-£17,161

Working pattern:Full Time, Temporary position

Closing date:30/07/2010 16:30 PM

In Hull we are committed to improving the long-term heart-health of young people and to encourage them to lead more active lifestyles, eat healthy foods and not to smoke. We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic individual who will be key in the development and implementation of the Hearty Lives Hull: Schools – Additional Learning Opportunities (ALO) Programme in secondary schools in Hull. .

“Hearty Lives Hull” is a programme funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and managed by NHS Hull and Hull City Council.

The schools strand of the Hearty Lives Programme will focus on supporting Secondary Schools to offer a wide range of additional activities promoting physical activity, learning about healthy eating, basic life support and a no smoking message. It will particularly focus on encouraging “harder to reach” groups of young people and their families to get involved.

You will assist the Project Manager to implement the programme by liaising with the schools, encouraging participation by pupils and their families and other agencies who can offer activities as well as running sessions themselves.

You will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with a background in sports development and will share our passion for improving the health and well-being of young people and their families. You will have strong partnership working skills with the ability to build professional relationships with a range of partners and to enthuse others in engaging in a range of activities that promote heart health.

A level 2 coaching qualification in at least one sport, good communication skills, experience of working with young people and with secondary school staff and planning and delivering coaching sessions are essential.

Shortlisting: w/c 9 August

Interviews: w/c 6 September