Physical Activity Specialist

Fixed Term Contract

An exciting opportunity is available for experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Physical Activity Specialists with a passion and keen interest in weight management. This role will contribute to the development, provision and coordination of the Adult Weight Management and Physical Activity Services in Southend-On-Sea. These community-based, multi component services offer a personalised care package for adults, with a focus on those overweight or obese, and those who are at high risk of obesity and or inactivity. This service is delivered by an expert multi-disciplinary team, providing advice on healthy eating and physical activity.  

Playing a pivotal role within this service, you will be responsible for providing high quality, physical activity advice and support, including NICE Compliant Weight Management group delivery working within a multi-disciplinary specialist weight management team. You will provide expert physical activity advice, underpinned by a sound knowledge of theoretical principles of behaviour change, to support adults in Southend-On-Sea to make informed decisions in relation to their weight and or activity levels.

The key functions of the role are:

  • Providing high quality physical activity advice and exercise prescription within a community-based, weight management service.
  • Delivering one to one and group interventions for adults who are overweight or obese, with potential co-morbidities / complex needs.
  • Delivering group interventions for inactive adults.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Is this role for you?

If you are and would like to be part of an innovative and ambitious team, we would very much like to hear from you.

You should have an outstanding record, excellent communication skills, and a focus on detail and quality.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Closing date: February 2, 2024 5:00 pm
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