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Chilterns Multiple Sclerosis Centre are looking for a coordinator to take a lead role in the implementation, development and management of their Exercise Referral and Group Exercise Classes. here will be the opportunity to deliver classes and courses on top of 15 contracted hours per week, and there is scope for the position to grow from an initial 6-month contract to a permanent position.

Deadline: 18th December

For more details of the role and how to apply: Health Promotions Coordinator – Job Description and Chilterns MS Job Vacancies

ICS Health & Wellbeing are advertising part-time roles in two areas (see below). As an organisation they “work with local authorities, CCGs and employers, to design, implement and evaluate innovative health and wellbeing services that will result in long-term health benefits through sustained behaviour change”.

** If you are interested in either position please contact Jackie Lothian on 07436 562244 **

1. Health & Wellbeing Advisor: Physical Activity

They are currently seeking a Health & Wellbeing Advisor to support the delivery of a Diabetes Prevention Programme that is curriculum-based and comprises physical activity, weight management and dietary components underpinned by behaviour change techniques.

The Health & Wellbeing Advisor is responsible for delivering elements of the programme, including carrying out health assessment measures; one to one review sessions and physical activity group sessions.

Part-time, Hourly rate £12.50 plus bonus

More details: H W Advisor_Physical Activity

2. Health & Wellbeing Coaches: Nutrition

They are currently seeking Health & Wellbeing Coaches to deliver a Diabetes Prevention Programme that comprises of physical activity, weight management and dietary components underpinned by behaviour change techniques.

The Health & Wellbeing Coach is responsible for delivering the curriculum based group sessions which facilitate health improvement with a non-judgemental and compassionate approach; and maintaining contact with service users between face-to-face contacts to ensure engagement.

Part-time, Hourly rate £15.00 plus bonus

More details: HW Coach_Nutrition

The Exercise Referral team at East Lindsey District Council are looking for a placement who could work two days per week for around three months at their sites in Horncastle and Louth. It would be helpful for the placement to be able to work through the summer (Jun-Aug14) as it would then cause as little disruption to their studies as possible.

The intern would primarily be conducting health checks/screening, data inputting, and contacting clients by telephone and mail and shadowing Exercise Referral Specialist.

A Level 2 Fitness Instructor or Exercise Referral qualification would be advantageous but not essential.

Local knowledge of the area would be helpful and use of own transportation is essential.

The team feel the student would gain great working experience in a successful health team both in terms of future career development and gaining a greater understanding of public sector employment.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Ross Cameron (Lead Exercise Referral Specialist):

Ross.Cameron@e-lindsey.gov.uk

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