JOB OPPORTUNITY: Health and Wellbeing Officer

Blackpool FC Community Trust has a very exciting opportunity for someone to join the very successful Health and Wellbeing team, working on our healthy lifestyle programmes and mental health provisions delivered in local primary schools and nurseries supporting families in the community, while also supporting with delivery on our multi-sports camps.

Blackpool FC Community Trust, based at Bloomfield Road Stadium, has delivered the Fit2Go project in local primary schools for more than ten years, in partnership with Public Health Blackpool and Blackpool NHS Clinical Commissioning Group. The project focuses on making year 4 pupils aware of the importance of eating well, taking part in regular exercise, and the effect it has on our lifestyle.

Unstoppable is our year 6 PSHE programme, using the novel of the same name written by Dan Freedman. It aims to equip young people with decision-making skills around relationships, gang culture, knife crime, friendships, emotional wellbeing, and transition.

The successful post holder will be part of the Health and Wellbeing delivery team, taking classroom-based sessions, which are followed up with a physical activity session, focused on the school PE curriculum. The successful candidate will help deliver educational interventions that span PSHE, with a focus on Maths and English. The post holder will also deliver community-based family programmes, with the same intentions, but focused on the whole household and the adjustments that can be made to the full family’s health and well-being.

The post holder will also be required to deliver on our multi-sports camps during school holidays, helping children to engage in games and physical activity.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, whilst having a good understanding and experience in delivering healthy lifestyle provisions. This individual will also have the relevant experience and qualifications to deliver physical activity and PE sessions within local primary schools and the wider community.

How to Apply

Once completed please send your application to marc.joseph@bfcct.co.uk or post it to Blackpool FC Community Trust, F.A.O. Selina Hayes, Head of Education and Employability, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, Blackpool. FY1 6JJ.

This job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS procedures.

We encourage early applicants as we reserve the right to close the application process at any time.

Closing Date: 5 pm Wednesday 31st August 2022

Interviews will take place on the week commencing 5th September at Bloomfield Road Stadium.