Health Advisor - Leeds

12 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Health Advisor - LeedsFull Time
12 Month Contract

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Adviser to join our Bupa Centre in Leeds. You'll deliver a range of Bupa health assessment products to the public in accordance with Bupa policies and procedures. Are you looking for a challenge?

Key Responsibilities

* Carrying out Bupa health screening tests in accordance with set policies and protocols
* Promoting and encouraging a healthier lifestyle in accordance with Bupa's current clinical policies
* Giving individual lifestyle advice appropriate to client needs with reference to their medical history and screening assessment findings
* Keeping the customer informed - explain screening procedures and tests fully and being able to listen and show empathy
* Ensuring accurate recording of all specimens and following guidelines on correct storage and transportation (PO/courier/laboratory) where this is required
* Liaising with sessional doctors and other team members, to manage the clients' screening process and demonstrating a flexible, responsive approach when priorities change at short notice
* Following Bupa policy for the collection and testing of client specimens on site

Specific Skills

* Educated to degree level or equivalent in exercise physiology/sports science and nutrition related subject essential
* Customer facing experience essential
* Knowledge of anatomy/physiology in relation to health and lifestyle and experience of giving client advice in a healthy living / lifestyle context
* Experience of performing measurement or assessment in a health and fitness or medical environment would be ideal
* Accuracy in information recording and management and working to clinical procedure
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - written and verbal

What we'll give you

We'll look after you with our contributory pension scheme, bonus scheme and annual salary review and help balance your home and work life with 25 days holiday each year. We'll also help keep you in shape with free Bupa health screens and access to our 24 hour health line and give you regular training and coaching to support and develop you.

Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion adevelopment solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. For more information on our equal opportunities please contact us.
Bupa Health Clinics (BHC) is one of five Bupa UK businesses. We provide a whole range of products and services to our customers, and are there when they need us most - whatever their stage of life, and whatever health and wellbeing challenges they face. We are the leading provider in the UK of high quality, added value personal and corporate preventive health services and have a wide variety of roles in various locations around the UK.

BHC is positioned as a trusted adviser and provider of integrated health care solutions; services include health assessments, occupational health, primary care, dentistry and musculoskeletal medicine. The services are delivered from some fifty sites throughout the UK, as well as from corporate clients' premises. Roles in all areas are always rewarding and you'll be rewarded too, with excellent benefits and career opportunities.