Health & Wellbeing Coach : Nutrition & Physical Activity
£15 per hour for group sessions
£12.50 per hour for one to one sessions
ICS Health & Wellbeing is a dynamic and accomplished organisation dedicated to making the UK’s local and workplace communities healthier.
Working with local authorities, CCGs and employers, we design, implement and evaluate innovative health and wellbeing services that will result in long-
term health benefits through sustained behaviour change.
We are currently seeking Health & Wellbeing Coaches from nutritionist and fitness backgrounds to deliver a Diabetes Prevention Programme that comprises of physical activity and dietary components underpinned by behaviour change techniques.
The Health & Wellbeing Coach is responsible for delivering the group sessions on healthy eating and 1 to 1 sessions which facilitate health improvement with a non-
judgemental and motivational approach; and maintaining contact with service users between face-to-face contacts to ensure engagement.
Job Scope :
Conduct the Initial Assessment with the service user, take clinical and non-clinical measurements including validated questionnaires, height and weight, and POCT (finger prick and venous blood samples) for HbA1C (training will be provided)
Deliver group sessions on healthy eating and building resilience ensuring fidelity to the programme curriculum content to enable service users to change their behaviour and improve health
Deliver physical activity sessions
Conduct 1 to 1 review sessions with the service user at regular intervals
Implement a service user engagement strategy to ensure adherence to the programme and minimise drop-outs
Maintain accurate data monitoring records for all service users within your caseload
Where required, conduct risk assessments on potential delivery venues
Where required, deliver engagement events to generate interest in the programme from potential service users and stakeholders
Liaise with Service Users, Service Manager, NDPP Relationship Manager, Operations Manager, Head of Service Development and key stakeholders
About You :
We are looking for individuals who hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree in nutrition, or sports / exercise science with a specialist interest in nutrition.
Candidate’s qualified in fitness instruction and / or as a Personal Trainer and exercise referral (ideally REPs level 3) would be an advantage.
Candidates who have previously worked as Health Trainer or in a similar role will also be considered.
Additional training in areas such as motivational interviewing and behaviour change would be an asset. Other essentials are the ability to prioritise and manage your caseload, a positive attitude, and strong interpersonal skills, in particular, active listening.
The ability to speak other languages would be an advantage but not essential for the role.
Why ICS Health & Wellbeing?
ICS has been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for four times in the last six years. We are a forward thinking organisation offering excellent training with ongoing support and development to help you realise your potential and career aspirations.
We believe that our success is based on your success. We offer a wide range of company benefits including a pension scheme and 25 days holiday (pro-rata).
This is a part-time position which will include some evenings and occasional weekend work and will include some local travel.
Pulse is an employment agency / employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.