Healthy Lifestyles Project Officer

SALARY: £23,377 per annum 

CONTRACT TYPE: Full time

OPERATIONAL AREA: West Midlands

LOCATION: Tipton with travel around Sandwell area

ROLE DESCRIPTION:Healthy Lifestyle project Officer Sandwell – Job Description & PS March 2024

MAY24C001 – Healthy Lifestyles Project Officer

Job Role

Are you looking to make a difference every day? Are you passionate about healthy lifestyles and educating others?

As a Healthy Lifestyles Project Officer, you will work within a small team to deliver a range of health and wellbeing projects, including our award winning healthy eating and cooking projects.

Ideally, you will have  experience in delivering training to small groups in the community and have a passion to help and make a difference to people’s lives. You must be confident, with excellent interpersonal skills and understand the barriers facing people from disadvantaged communities. You must be comfortable with working out in the community, travelling between locations in Sandwell and managing your own workload.

The role will involve:

  • Delivering 2 hour long cooking sessions to groups of people in the community
  • To provide healthy eating advice and guidance
  • To promote upcoming courses within the local community and recruit participants to the sessions
  • Collate case studies and good news stories
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed to funder requirements

About Groundwork West Midlands

Groundwork is a registered charity mobilising practical community action on poverty and the environment across the West Midlands. We are passionate about creating a future where:

  • Every neighbourhood is vibrant and green
  • Every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny
  • No-one is held back by their background or circumstances

Every year Groundwork makes an incredible difference to communities across the West Midlands. We work on hundreds of individual projects, supporting disadvantaged communities and most importantly, we change people’s lives.

If you are looking for an interesting and challenging role and you are ready to take the next step in your career development, we would love to hear from you.

Please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role to;

wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 20th May 2024

We recommend that if you are interested in this role, you apply as soon as possible. Candidates may be interviewed before application end date.

 CV’s will not be accepted, unless accompanied by a covering letter.

An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for this post

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Job Reference: MAY24C001