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Community Wellbeing Adviser
  • Employer: Arun District Council
  • Reference: S/21/165911
  • Published: Tue 21/09/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/10/2021, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Some evening and weekend work as per the job specification.
  • Salary: £22,627 to £24,491 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Arun Civic Centre, Littlehampton, West Sussex, West Sussex

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Community Wellbeing Adviser

ARUN WELLBEING TEAM

 

Arun Wellbeing has a vacancy for a FULL TIME Wellbeing ADVISER.

Fixed term contract to 31st March 2022 – with the potential to extend further, funding dependent.

Salary: £22,627 - £24,491 per annum

Working from both home and community locations across the Arun District.  

 Are you passionate about supporting people?

  • Do you have the motivational skills to support people to improve their lifestyles by eating more healthily, getting more active and achieving a healthy weight in order to reduce their risks for cardiovascular disease, stroke, type two diabetes and preventable cancers?
  • Are you well organised and good at administration?
  • Would you like to receive regular training opportunities to develop your existing skills?

 

Arun Wellbeing has a vacancy for a Wellbeing Adviser, working within a proactive and friendly team at Arun District Council.  Our Wellbeing Advisers offer Wellbeing checks, meet clients on a one to one basis, lead weight management classes and pre-diabetes courses, and get out into the community to promote health and wellbeing through talks and promotional events. Our Advisers also deliver stop smoking cessations and NHS Health Checks.     

 

Arun Wellbeing has been commissioned by the West Sussex County Council Department of Public Health to develop a prevention and wellbeing programme for adults of all ages.  We have a particular focus on supporting behaviour change in people with increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, stroke, type two diabetes and some preventable cancers through providing information, signposting and motivational support.  As well as the core team of wellbeing advisers, the wider Arun Wellbeing team members offer physical activity sessions, fuel poverty advice and a family-based wellbeing programme. The Wellbeing Team support people who live and work across the whole of the Arun District, and therefore work from different locations around the area. Due to applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car.   

 

These posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact Sarah Wilby on 01903 737862

 

Further information including full job description, person specification and an application form can be downloaded from our website at www.arun.gov.uk.

 

CLOSING DATE :                Sunday 10th October 2021 at 11pm

INTERVIEW DATEs:          Wednesday 20th October 2021

 

Arun has a commitment to equality of opportunity in employment. If you have a disability which makes it difficult to complete our application form, please contact the Human Resources Department, who will assist you with your application.