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Physical Activity & Health Officer

Derby County Community Trust

Derby County Community Trust has a clear mission. We harness the power of Derby County Football Club to improve lives and communities through sport, physical activity, health and education. We help more than 25,000 people per year and our work is recognised and respected at regional and national levels. Since 2008 we have been encouraging participation and achievement in sport, improving health and wellbeing, providing and enhancing education and promoting equality and diversity. We care about our community; we care about our people. We have an exciting vacancy within our Health department for a Physical Activity & Health Officer to join our successful team delivering targeted health intervention programmes, aimed at reducing health inequalities and promoting healthy lifestyles to people living in Derbyshire. Amongst several Health and Wellbeing programmes within the health department, we work in partnership with the Primary Care Network (PCN). We have recently secured additional funding to deliver a 12-month physical activity and health programme around supporting frequent attenders to GP surgeries using physical activity and behavioural change technique to engage the target audience and reduce their attendance. The role will include supporting clients to make positive and sustained lifestyle choices over a 12-month period, with a focus on motivating individuals and/or groups, increasing their physical activity level whilst providing healthy lifestyle advice and guidance. You will be a Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer, with demonstrable experience of supporting individuals with specific health concerns on a one-to-one and group work basis to make positive healthy lifestyle changes. With an empathetic and person-centred approach, you will possess the ability to engage people into the programme, inspiring and motivating others towards behavioural change. In return we can offer: • Excellent CPD, training & development opportunities • 24/7 Employee Assistance helpline • Cash health plan • Death in service benefit (3x salary) • Free access to Derby County Community Trust Health & Fitness Sessions • 2 complimentary DCFC season tickets • 20% discount at DCFC Megastore • 28 days’ leave (including bank holidays), increasing by 1 day for each completed year of service up to a maximum of 33 days (including bank holidays) • Annual Christmas shutdown (no annual leave required) DCCT Grade 3: Salary – £21,735 – £25,357.50 (full time equivalent). Candidates will normally be offered a starting salary at the lower end of the range. This role is full time (35 hours per week) and initially fixed term for a period of 12 months.

Sharon Dale (Health Manager) – sharon.dale@dcct.co.uk


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£21,735 per annum (FTE)





Placed on

Wed 25th October, 2023



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