Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator (Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service)

Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service

£23,057 - £30,393 p.a.

Full-time (37 hrs), all year round

Based in one of three locations: Rugby, Stratford or Nuneaton

Ref: 058/18

Applications for part time hours and job share will be considered

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and their families? If so, then we need you to help us deliver our dynamic and innovative School Health & Wellbeing Service in Warwickshire.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and solution-focused health professional to join our Warwickshire School Health and Wellbeing Service, with a countywide remit.

About us

Compass Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service delivers key elements of the universal Healthy Child Programme to school-aged children (aged 5-19, or up to 25 with SEND) and their families. It is an accessible and confidential outcome-focused service that is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Warwickshire. 

About the role

As a Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator, you will facilitate, coordinate and oversee the delivery of the National Child Measurement Programme across the county. You will work alongside other priority agencies to develop and deliver sustainable care pathways and public health initiatives and campaigns that encompass lifestyle and physical activity.

You will provide leadership, advice and support to skill mix teams to enable the efficient and effective delivery of the School Health & Wellbeing Service.

You will be based out of one of our hubs in Rugby, Stratford or Nuneaton, working across the county.  You will be required to work flexibly and creatively to best engage and meet the diverse health needs of the school-aged population.

The Person

You will have experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for promoting and delivering services focused on health improvement. You will have the ability to work independently and flexibly, with strong influencing, leadership and project management skills, together with an innovative approach to developing a range of resources and services to promote healthy lifestyles. 

The Benefits

Working hours Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week with some early evening and weekend working • Generous annual leave • Employee assistance programme and OH service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression • Generous Compass contributory pension scheme

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Andrea Leach on 03300 245 204, option 4.

To apply, please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date:  Sunday 14th April

Interviews:  Tuesday 30th April (in Rugby)

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.