Specialist Physical Activity Instructor

Post date: 11-Jan-2013 12:05:47

Job Title: Specialist Physical Activity Instructor

Wage: £18,652 to £21,798

Employer: East Coast Community Healthcare CIC

East Coast Community Healthcare CIC is a social enterprise, owned by our staff providing a full range of NHS funded community health services across Great Yarmouth & Waveney and beyond. We aim to provide high quality services in new and exciting ways to improve the health and well-being of our communities. With over 850 staff, four hospitals and 37 services we are a ‘not for profit’ organisation as we reinvest surpluses for the benefit of our communities.

Specialist Physical Activity instructor to join the established Children and young Peoples activity team. You will be an enthusiastic and motivated coach with a sports teaching and fitness background and hold a minimum of one level 2 to level 3 NGB award and with a good knowledge of a range of effective physical activity interventions. You will have the ability to motivate and engage hard to reach young people covering 5 to 18 years in suitable and effective physical activity and be prepared to undertake the necessary training to become a Specialist Exercise Referral coach for children and young people aged 5 to 18 years.

You need to be flexible and prepared to work evenings and some weekends and be able to work across the Great Yarmouth & Waveney area, providing physical activity support and facilitating access to appropriate classes to clients accessing the children’s and young people’s activity Service. This may include running 1:1 clinics, school groups, and support for families or providing face to face and telephone advice.

The Physical Activity Service provides individual and group support in a variety of settings and locations. The successful candidate will facilitate Physical Activity during school term time and holiday time in schools and other community venues such as community physical activity hubs and workplaces. Some sessions will be on evenings and weekends. You may be involved in other duties related to promoting and delivering Physical Activity Services.

The ability to travel is essential.

For further details regarding this post please contact Justine Hopkins on 01493 744411 or Marten Payne 01493 744432


Should you wish to speak to Human Resources regarding this post please call 01502 718610 (office hours 9am – 5pm) or email ecch.hradmin@nhs.net. Please note CVs are not accepted as a means of applying for a job. You are encouraged to apply online via NHS jobs. Paper applications are available on request

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