Active Luton is a charitable trust offering health, leisure, wellbeing, community outreach, training and education services to all sectors of Luton’s diverse population. We’re much more than just sport!
We operate six health and leisure centres across the town including Inspire: Luton Sports Village with its 50m swimming pool and Olympic diving facilities, Lea Manor Recreation Centre, Lewsey Sports Park and Pool, Stockwood Park Athletics Centre, Stockwood Park Golf Centre and Hightown Community Sports and Arts Centre. We also operate Dell Farm Education Centre – a unique day and residential education centre offering inspirational outdoor learning experiences for school children, set in 23 acres of land near Whipsnade Zoo.
Our mission is to offer a wide variety of opportunities to get active and stay active to everyone in Luton regardless of age, background and ability.
About the job
Due to growth in the work of the Health and Wellbeing Team for the new integrated wellbeing service (Total Wellbeing), there is an opportunity for a motivated, reliable and innovative individual with appropriate qualifications, skills and experience to lead in the delivery and development of community based delivery of the NHS Health Checks.
The successful candidate will be expected to facilitate and work with colleagues and stakeholders to deliver Health Checks providing advice, treatment and motivational support to a range of people encouraging behaviour change; however they will also take on additional areas of responsibility and delivery of health and wellbeing initiatives within Active Luton.
The successful candidate will contribute to the formation and implementation of Active Luton’s Delivery Plan through the development and delivery of Health and Wellbeing strategies and action plans that increase participation in sport and physical activity at all levels and meets the needs of the community.
The post holder will contribute to the development of the community wellbeing strategy through the signposting of service users to additional programmes as part of the holistic approach of Total Wellbeing.
This post will involve delivering programmes in a variety of community and educational locations across Luton.
Salary: £19,819 rising to £21,693 per annum
37 hours per week, including occasional evenings and weekends.
Closing date: Sunday 27 January 2019
Interviews will be held on Friday 8 February 2019
Previous applicants need not apply.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Emma Collins, Health Specialist Manager on 01582 400272 or email emma.Collins@activeluton.co.uk
As an employee of Active Luton you can look forward to:
- generous holiday entitlement
- local government pension with generous employer contribution
- excellent support and development
- heavily discounted gym, swim and group fitness membership giving access to all Active Luton centres