Senior Active Steps health coach
We have an exciting opportunity for a physical activity Health Coach to work with us on a new project called ‘Active Steps’ which is funded by Sport England. The primary aim of the project is to provide telephone support to people living with lung conditions so that they become and stay active. This post is for a fixed term 21-month period and is based from our Liverpool Office. The role is for 20 hours per week and there is a degree of flexibility as to when these hours can be undertaken.
We are looking for a friendly, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with experience of physical activity and behaviour change as a means to empowering and supporting patients to self-manage their condition. The successful candidate will also have demonstrable experience in behaviour change and the ability to deliver interventions to help people change their behaviour.
Overall Objectives of the Job
The post-holder will:
Be part of the Active Steps project delivery team
Deliver one to one, tailored, personalised telephone consultations with inactive people
living with a lung condition using behaviour change techniques and motivational
interviewing to support them to become active and stay active
Contribute to the overall objectives of the project by offering a patient centred approach
and empowering service users with the abilities and confidence, to self-manage their
Provide specialist coaching to facilitate change and offer support at every contact, utilising
the ‘making every contact count’ approach
Ensure that everyone who contacts the service has a positive experience and feels cared for
Not only are we the only UK charity looking after the nation’s lungs but also a fantastic employer. We have recently been nationally recognised as a fantastic place to work after earning a place in The Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit Organisations. This is a great achievement as only the organisations with the highest level of employee engagements qualify for the list.
As well as a competitive salary you can enjoy a range of benefits including our cycle-to-work scheme, interest-free annual season travelcard loan, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time employees), pension scheme and much more.
This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to an organisation committed to supporting everyone whose lives are changed by lung disease.
Closing date: 9am on 19 November 2018
Interview date: 28 November 2018
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