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Family Coach - Change4Life Service

Employer
Family Action
Location
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Salary
£30556 - £33180 per annum
Closing date
7 Oct 2021
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Family Coach - Change4Life Service

Service: Change4Life

Grade: Grade 3 (lower) pt. 20 – 23

Salary: £30,556 - £33,180 per annum pro rata (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-Time (37 hours per week)

Locations: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council

Responsible to: Senior Family Coach

We were delighted to be awarded delivery of a Change4Life service across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council in 2020. The service takes a holistic and community-based approach, improving and promoting the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of children and their families with a lasting impact.

This role provides a unique opportunity to be part of a brand new and innovative service that supports both authorities in tackling childhood obesity and health inequalities through a holistic health promotion and community-based approach.

Summary of job:

As a Family Coach, you’ll be passionate about transforming the lives of children, young people and their families. Sharing and embracing the Public Heath agenda, you will work with local authorities to promote national and local public health priorities including healthy eating, physical activity, oral health and emotional wellbeing.

You will play a key role in Change4Life Service’s mission to:

- Deliver an innovative service with a holistic approach to promoting health and wellbeing

- Align with other services that promote similar messages

- Promote a whole systems approach to reduce health inequalities

- Be responsive and flexible to changing local needs

You will have experience of, and commitment to, taking a whole systems and co-productive approach to delivering holistic health promotion support with, and for, Children and Young People (CYP), that seek to identify barriers faced by CYP to their health and wellbeing and supports them with the skills, knowledge and resources to eat well, sleep well, keep active, maintain a healthy weight and increase their emotional wellbeing.

This is an opportunity for the right person to make a real difference in the lives of children, young people and their families. The successful candidate will be a motivated, passionate and experienced worker with an impressive track record of delivering high-quality evidenced based 1:1 health promotion programmes of support, ideally with experience working in partnership with health care services, to CYP and their families that seeks to reduce health inequalities across communities

We strive for continuous improvement and, as a valued member of an innovative team, you will actively contribute to service development. You’ll undertake staff training and evaluation to ensure children, young people and families are healthy in all settings, supporting them to thrive where they live, learn and play.

We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have experience working in similar services to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people, we look forward to hearing from you.

In return, we can offer you flexible working, generous leave entitlements, a group personal pension scheme, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we’ll invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an innovative and transformational service and work for an established, leading organisation that changes lives, values your opinion and encourages learning.

Family Action welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children.

Please select the apply button and complete an application form to be considered for the role. For an application pack and further information please select the apply button.

Closing date: 7th October 2021, 23:59

Interview date: 19th October 2021

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operate with mutual respect.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Family Support Worker, Support Worker, Family Outreach Worker, or Children & Young People’s Support Worker.

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