Healthy Weight Promotion Workers
Liverpool in Work
Liverpool, UK
23h ago

Healthy Weight Promotion Workers Ref : 3006184

Details Healthy Weight Promotion Workers (2 positions) Based in Liverpool across various children’s centres;Salary : £20,903 per annum (full-time / 35 hours)2 positions : 35 hours per week full-time and 21 hours per week pro-rata, initially fixed term for one yearAn exciting new opportunity has arisen for two dedicated and committed Healthy Weight Promotion Workers in children’s centres across Liverpool, developing and delivering Healthy Weight Brief Intervention And Tier 2 Interventions.

A short 60 second video about the post is here : Healthy Weight Promotion Workers will work with Public Health and other health partners to deliver a Family Healthy Weight Programme across Liverpool Children’s Centres with the aim of improving health and wellbeing outcomes and reducing inequalities for families identified as overweight / obese via the National Childhood Measurement Programme (NCMP).

The successful applicants will work as part of the healthy Weight Management project team to develop and deliver a programme of healthy weight brief interventions and tier 2 interventions across Liverpool Children’s Centres. They will additionally

  • Enhance impact of these programmes amongst parents and children across the city through the use of good communication skills and psychologically informed techniques such as motivational interviewing.
  • Take an holistic approach to whole families, ensuring that mental wellbeing and resilience outcomes are positively influenced through the progammes.
  • Support families to access community activities (including those provided by children’s centres and wider) to improve health and wellbeing.
  • Based in children’s centres across in Liverpool, you will be qualified to NVQ level 3 or equivalent professional qualification in health, social care, childcare, or education.

    You will be experienced in a community setting in health promotion or public health, in working with vulnerable groups, and working with children aged 0-5 and their families.

    An enhanced DBS will be undertakenFirst Steps Enterprise Limited is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

    Interviews are provisionally scheduled to take place during December 2021. No agencies, please.If you are not working, you may be able to access assistance via our Directions programme, the staff of whom are completely separate from the recruitment and selection team.

    Closing date : 10am Friday 3rd December 2021.02 / 12 / 2021

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