Temporary b-you Co-ordinator

Post date: 20-Apr-2011 08:52:08

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Salary: S01 £24,646 to £26,276 a year

Closing date: 26 Apr 2011

Neighbourhoods - Leisure and Cultural Development

37 hours a week

Full 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 the b-you Co-ordinator you will play a key role in ensuring the successful delivery of the b-you programme, managing the team of b-you Advisors and supporting patients referred to the programme to make positive and sustained lifestyle choices. You will have experience of managing a health delivery programme and supporting individuals on a one to one basis to make positive lifestyle changes. You will also be able to deliver effective nutritional support and develop personal training plans for sedentary individuals and groups.

You will have a health and physical activity degree, a Level 1/2 Motivational Interviewing qualification and working knowledge of behaviour change theory and practice. Equally you will have the ability to inspire and motivate other people to make changes through your excellent communication skills.

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.

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