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Physical Activity Leader

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5749

Employer:
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Physical Activity
Location:
L5 Wandsworth Healthy Weight, London
Salary:
£26,365 - £28,988 PA inc. HCAS - Pro-rata

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.


Physical Activity Leader

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across eleven London boroughs and Hertfordshire. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

 

CLCH are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated physical activity leader to join our Wandsworth Healthy Lifestyle Team.

 

The Wandsworth Healthy Lifestyle Team work across the borough deliver Health4Life weight management programs to children aged 2-11 as well as Mothers with a baby under 2 years old. The team work alongside the Health Visitors and School nurses to provide excellent locally based care to families within the Wandsworth borough.

 

You will need to display excellent communication skills and be able to work in a kind and compassionate manner to deliver motivating physical activity sessions. You will need to be creative in your approach to exercise in order to engage children of all ages. Mobile and agile working is a key part of the way the services operates so you will need to be comfortable travelling between venues throughout the day.

This role has the potential to be extended to full time.

What do you need to join our team?

  • Degree or Diploma in relevant subject area, or equivalent knowledge and experience gained through working in a specialised physical activity role
  • Experience working with children
  • An enthusiastic can do attitude

 

If you have these skills, why join CLCH?

  • As a specialist in the provision of community services we have been assessed as 'good' by the CQC and as an organisation we have been awarded on the top 120 places to work by the HSJ and Nursing Times.
  • A range of employee benefits including the ability to support you with your housing needs through a rental deposit loan scheme.
  • Our organisation offers an educationally focused environment. There are excellent opportunities for professional development, and training is supported both in house and externally.
  • You will have the opportunity to be central to the development and delivery of a new service



Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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