Physical Activity Advisor

Post date: 10-Mar-2014 13:30:53

Employer:West London Mental Health NHS Trust

Department: Centre for Clinical Exercise

Location: London

Physical Activity Coordinator (Band 4)37.5 hours per week on 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £18,838 to £22,016

(In addition to the salary you will receive an Outer London allowance of 15% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £3,448 and a maximum payment of £4,395)

Closing Date:21/03/2014

Contact Name: Denise Godleman

Email Address:

Telephone: 0208 3548056

West London Mental Health NHS Trust provides a full range of local mental health services to the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow as well as specialist forensic mental health services, including high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital across a wider catchment area.

West London Mental Health NHS provides a comprehensive range of services for people experiencing various mental health problems.

Physical activity is a valued part of the daily rehabilitation programme and takes place either on our on-site gymnasiums/sports halls or in nearby community facilities.

Currently a vacancy has arisen within the Physical Activity Team. The team provides opportunities for patients cared for within the range of inpatient services based at the Ealing site, and for people receiving support from the nearby community services.

You will be a highly motivated individual who can plan and manage your own workload but also work within a variety of teams to better meet service needs. Ideally with a range of experience, you will have the ability to adapt activities and provide innovative solutions to the challenges encountered in the sphere of work.

You’ll need to be able to demonstrate personal involvement and an enthusiastic commitment to a physically active lifestyle. A degree in Sports Science/Coaching, and/or fitness instruction is essential. Experience in Health Promotion or education will also be desirable.

For informal visit or further details, please cal Manoj Gautam on 0208 354 8166.