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Health Improvement Advisor - Weight Management (Chesterfield locality)

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The Quad, Dock Walk, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 7 £24,958 - £26,871 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
07 July 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Derbyshire County Council’s Public Health Department, within Live Life Better Derbyshire, supporting the work of the Adult Weight Management Programme within the Chesterfield locality.

We have a fabulous opportunity for one successful candidate to join a dynamic, and growing service which is looking for an individual to deliver on our Tier 2, Adult Weight Management Programme.  The successful candidate must have a passion and ability for supporting Derbyshire residents to make healthier choices, and support making changes as part of their weight loss journey.  For further information regarding our service, please visit our website Losing weight - Live Life Better Derbyshire.

We have one full-time post (37 hours) which will focus on supporting the delivery of our Weight Management service based within the Chesterfield, North East and Bolsover cluster.

The successful candidate will require excellent communication and listening skills, with a knowledge of behaviour change and a good understanding of factors affecting health.  You will require experience of working independently and as part of a team.  A good level of IT literacy will also be required to maintain accurate client records.

This post is a hybrid role and will require office working, home working and working in the community, the role will involve regular travel across Derbyshire. 

The role will include working 5 days of 7 and include evening and weekend working.  For further information about the role and responsibilities, please see the job and personal profile.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). Grade dependant.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites.
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme.
  • Supportive management and team.
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy, and counselling.
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback.
  • More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here.

If you have a passion to make a difference, please contact Vikki Davis on 07966 153 444 / Victoria.Davis@derbyshire.gov.uk or Claire Booth on 07966 745 201 / Claire.Booth@derbyshire.gov.uk for a confidential and informal discussion about the roles.

Derbyshire County Council at this time do not possess a visa sponsorship licence, and as a result, we are unable to review applications from individuals who do not possess the right to work in the UK. If you believe that your visa status enables you to work in the UK independently, please provide your share code and date of birth upon application and we will conduct the necessary checks to confirm status.

Please use the job and personal profile requirements as headings in the section ‘suitability for the job.’

Interview Date:  Week commencing 22nd July 2024

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here