Healthier You Educator IG00676

Recruiter
Randstad Sourceright
Location
Ash Vale
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
16 May 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client believes that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background. Over 2,700 employees work across 11 countries to help people take control of their education, their careers, their health and their future.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Healthier You Educator to join our clients Health Team in Surrey on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. This is an important role in which you will be responsible for powering participants to change their lifestyle behaviours.

Are you a healthcare professional that has experience in facilitating group training and workshops? The thought of helping people take control of their health excite you? If so, then this job could be for you!

Essentially you will be Delivering group-based education sessions for a minimum of 90 minutes to a maximum of 20 participants. The objective being to support participants to lose weight, improve their diet and increase levels of physical activity.

Duties will include:

 To deliver the NDPP curriculum to participants in an area, ensuring participants achieve the right learning outcomes and have a positive experience.
 Facilitating group sessions effectively and ensuring the required number of sessions are delivered each month.
 To work as part of a team to effectively deliver NDPP sessions according to the curriculum using the appropriate resources.
 To manage group dynamics within each session and support collaborative working of participants.
 Adhere to Ingeus and programme policies, including participant confidentiality, data security and right to privacy, safety and dignity at all times.
 To participate in peer to peer personal development and reflection by giving and receiving feedback on performance as an Educator.

About you:

You must have previous experience of facilitating group training and workshops, ideally in preventative health, public health or health awareness.

You must have some knowledge and awareness of and an interest in diabetes.

You must have effective communication skills: written and verbal; outstanding training, educational and presentation skills; being able to develop a good rapport with participants; ability to demonstrate respect and value the contribution of others as trainers, educators or participants.

You must be able to motivate and encourage others and act as a champion to support the improvement of their health and wellbeing; have the ability to act as a team player and to work within a group setting.

You must demonstrate commitment to ongoing personal development with the ability to self-evaluate activities and accept, give and build on feedback.

You must be able to abide by confidentiality at all times.

It would be highly desirable if you are a registered healthcare professional, employed by a healthcare organisation or currently providing diabetes care; if you possess a relevant City and Guilds Level 3 Health Trainer or equivalent NVQ and/or relevant Public Health qualifications i.e. Association for Nutrition and Exercise Professionals Reps Level 3 or 4.

Why join our client?

You will be part of a hard working team helping people like Val every single day:

“I am determined not become another statistic, which is why my motivation to benefit from this course is so high…I see it as an opportunity to change my lifestyle forever.”

In return for your hard work and making a difference to our clients’ lives, we provide a competitive benefits package including a free day’s annual leave to enjoy your birthday!

To find out more, please apply and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.

Additional information:

Employment will commence following completion of an Enhanced DBS check.

Educators must be able to travel and work across different areas and be flexible in their working patterns to facilitate out of hours delivery, delivering sessions during evenings and weekends as required. Therefore being a vehicle owner with a clean driving license is essential for this role.

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