Health and Wellbeing Advisor

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Truro
Salary
21000.0000
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
13 May 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed in Partnership are looking to recruit a Health & Wellbeing Advisor to support delivery on recent won employability contracts in Cornwall. This particular role will be working from either Truro or St. Austell.

Reed in Partnership provides public services that change people’s lives for the better. We support the development of individuals, businesses, families and communities. Apply now and become part of the team...

As a public service provider, the mission is to be the partner of choice for developing people and their communities. Thier support is often delivered under challenging circumstances and we pride ourselves on our ability to break down barriers to change people’s lives for the better.

The Role

The role of the Health & Wellbeing Advisor will be to deliver our health living behavioural change programme as part of an employability work contract. Working with the programme participants they will create Health & Wellbeing plans along with providing advice on areas such as reducing alcohol intake and smoking cessation.

They will also be responsible for leading activity groups such as walking groups and where appropriate signposting participants to specialist services and online tools.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who have a sound understanding of the difficulties people face in making healthier choices.

Key criteria:

• A sound understanding of the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices being able to demonstrate that you are up to date with developments in health advice.
• You will need to have the ability to motivate others and inspire trust with strong organisational and planning skills.
• Experience of working alone and as part of a team.
• Successful applicants will need to have a City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Health Trainer Qualification along with proven experience in behaviour change techniques and the theory of lifestyle modification.

If you would like to apply for this position please apply via the link or email sam.worsfold@reedglobal.com


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