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Health Educator IG00682

Posted 6 March by Randstad Sourceright Easy Apply Ended
Our client believes that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background. Our client is a global provider of person-centred services, including employment services, health, skills and youth services. Its programmes aim to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and combine an explicit social purpose with strong commercial discipline and capability.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Educator to join our clients Health Team on the Isle of Wight on a part time basis.

Working one day a week, the Health Educator will form a key part of the Diabetes Prevention Programme Team. Fundamental to this role is experience in coaching and facilitation and an ability to support participants to achieve improved health outcomes.

Duties will include:
  • Delivering brief one-to-one basic health assessments, including recording weight.
  • Delivering group-based education sessions for a minimum of 60 minutes to a maximum of 15 participants.
  • Empowering participants to change their lifestyle behaviours; supporting them to lose weight, improve their diet and increase levels of physical activity.
  • Managing participants’ feedback and experience of the NDPP Local marketing and promotion of NDPP as appropriate.
  • Booking and scheduling suitable venues.

    About you:

    You must have the following skills and experience:

    Previous experience of facilitating group training and workshops, ideally in preventative health, public health or health awareness.

    Some knowledge and awareness of and an interest in diabetes.

    Effective communication skills: written and verbal.

    Outstanding training, educational and presentation skills; being able to develop a good rapport with participants.

    Ability to act as a team player and to work within a group setting.

    Ability to multi-task and deliver against a number of priorities without compromising on the quality of delivery. 

    Able to work flexibly and under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

    Capable self-starter, enthusiastic with the ability to innovate when appropriate.

    Excellent attention to detail.

    Demonstrate commitment to ongoing personal development with the ability to self-evaluate activities and accept, give and build on feedback.

    Good IT skills, competent with Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

    Why join our client?

    You will be part of a hard working team helping people like Val every single day:

    “I am determined not become another statistic, which is why my motivation to benefit from this course is so high…I see it as an opportunity to change my lifestyle forever.”

    In return for your hard work and making a difference to peoples lives, our client provides a competitive benefits package including a free day’s annual leave to enjoy your birthday!

    To find out more, please apply and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.

    Additional information:

    Educators must be able to travel and work across different areas and be flexible in their working patterns to facilitate out of hours delivery, delivering sessions during evenings and weekends as required and are required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.
  • Reference: 34618628

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