Trainee Health Improvement Practitioner

Employment
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 12:00
Based: 
Newcastle
Fixed Salary
£19,276
Per Annum
Employer: 
Healthworks

Health Improvement Practitioner - Physical Activity Specialist (Trainee)

Up to 37 hours per week during centre opening times (8.00am to 8.00pm Mon- Fri and 9.00am to 1.00pm Sat)

£19,276 per annum (pro rata)

Permanent subject to funding

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a passion for health improvement? Do you have the skills to make a difference for our clients who require enhanced support and information with their health needs? If so we would love to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Health Improvement Practitioner to join our specialist Physical Activity team.  You will actively support clients across the region to tailor a safe and appropriate exercise programme that improves their mental and physical health working towards identified and agreed goals. You will also give them the confidence to better understand their health and take up regular exercise.

This is initially a trainee post and in conjunction with the role, you will undertake and complete the Level 3 Exercise on Referral qualification (Healthworks will cover the cost of the course). 

In return we offer 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata), free membership to both gyms based across 2 sites (The Lemington Centre and The Health Resource Centre in Benwell), and the opportunity to work for a friendly and positive organisation that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives.

To apply please download an application pack from www.healthworksnewcastle.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-us/  

Closing Date: Midday on Wednesday 27 October 2021

Applications by CV will not be considered

Healthworks is committed to taking positive and proactive steps to ensure that we provide a safe and caring environment, free from discrimination, for everyone in our community.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Healthworks is proud to be a smoke free workforce.