Health and Wellbeing Activator
£15 per hour
Lee Valley Regional Park – London’s biggest open space
Type of position:
Help our team deliver activity programmes.
The award-winning Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
This fantastic opportunity will be based in Lee Valley Regional Park green spaces – initially delivery will be focused in and around Broxbourne, Epping Forest and Enfield.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join us as Health and Wellbeing Activator on a part time casual basis, including weekend working. Working throughout the park this post will support and assist the sport and active recreation team with the delivery of our health and wellbeing programme. The candidates will need to demonstrate enthusiasm towards motivating individuals to lead a more active lifestyle & preferably some experience.
General responsibilities of the posts will include:
To plan and deliver programmes/sessions for communities and individuals to get active within the green spaces of Lee Valley Park
To motivate individuals to lead a more active lifestyle and meet the needs of each individual involved within our programmes and sessions
Work with individuals and/or groups with a range of abilities, age ranges and varying backgrounds, including people with a range of physical and mental health related problems
Undertake administrative tasks related to the sessions, including, updating registers, distributing data capture forms and adhering to all LVRPA health and safety procedures for each session/programme.
You will need to understand the benefits of physical activity and exercise for individuals, families and communities, and know why adopting an active and healthy lifestyle is important.
We are looking for an individual with an ability to motivate, enthuse and inspire people from different communities and backgrounds. This individual will have past experience of leading (coaching/instructing) health and physical activity sessions.
The post will have no fixed hours but will be offered casual hours on an ad-hoc basis when needed to support service delivery, anti-social hours may be required.
If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date,
you should assume you have been unsuccessful
We are an equal opportunities employer
We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this advert
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