Development Officer (Family & CYP Weight Management)
The Active Sports Team are responsible for delivering a portfolio of numerous Health, Sport and Physical activity programmes working with a wide range of partners and contributing to key council priorities including Health & Wellbeing, Most Vulnerable and Community Resilience.
Active Sefton are looking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our high performing services.
The Development Officer (Family & CYP Weight Management) will focus on the development and delivery of a children and families weight management service in order to tackle the high levels of obesity and in doing so improve both physical and mental health. Aligned to obesity as 1 of the 3 key priorities for Sefton, the post will also be integral to the Start Well programme of work, whilst supporting the ‘Move It’ children's weight management programme and developing a new offer for families with 0–5-year-olds.
The role involves contact with a wide range of individuals and organisations from health professionals, service providers, schools, to children, young people, and their families. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills are essential elements for the post.
The role will also involve supporting colleagues within the team deliver our commissioned services around reducing anti-social behaviour, health interventions, and Active Schools delivery (after school clubs and healthy eating workshops in schools), using sport and physical activity as a tool to engage people and deliver relevant projects.
NB: These posts are registered as exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and in accordance with the police act; any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record disclosure. Any disclosure of a criminal record will not automatically prevent an offer of employment.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).
Please fully complete the online application form.