Craven District Council

Craven District Council

Weight Management Advisor

We are looking for staff to promote and support clients for up to 24 weeks combining weekly weigh-ins, healthy eating topics and various exercise sessions to help them lose weight and improve their lifestyle and health. Closing Date: 31st July 2018

Part Time on a freelance basis

Salary: £25 per hour

Do you think you have what it takes to become a weight advisor?

You will be responsible for managing a client case load including the completion of health assessment, non-completer assessment, end of programme assessment and six month assessment with assigned clients in their case load.

 To design and agree a weight loss plan including physical activity agreement with each assigned client based on information gathered at the health assessment.

Providing individual clients with additional written materials; that will further support nutritional and physical activity behaviour change, where required and appropriate for the client.

 To deliver the structured sessions throughout Craven. Ensuring the tone and content of all communications is respectful and non-judgemental. In addition, the terminology used to describe a client’s condition should respect how they like to be described. You must respect client preference for privacy at the weekly weigh-in.

 To build a rapport with clients and conduct regular one to one discussions with members of the team delivering nutrition and physical activity sessions to ensure review discussions with assigned clients are well informed.

 Between sessions you will be required to maintain weekly/fortnightly contact (via phone, email or social media) with their assigned clients to monitor and review progress against individual weight loss plans and physical activity agreements.

Should you have any queries, please contact Steph Harrison 01756 792805 option 3, sharrison@cravendc.gov.uk

To apply please send your CV to Steph Harrison, Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, Aireville Park, Skipton, BD23 1UD or sharrison@cravendc.gov.uk.

Closing Date:  31st July 2018

Interview Date:  tbc

This post is subject to Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.