Health & Wellbeing Lead

High Level Summary:

Term: Fixed term until February 2027

Hours: 35 hours per week (Full Time)

Salary: £20,821 per annum

Closing date: Wednesday 20th March 2024

Interviews: TBC – W/C 25th March 2024

Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate individual to lead on the delivery and development of our new weight management programme, ‘Healthy Families, Healthy Futures’.

The applicant will be at the forefront of delivering the Healthy Families, Healthy Futures programme supporting children and families living with excess weight and obesity. The programme will include physical activity for children, parents and the entire family, nutrition advice and support, weight loss support, and a focus on the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of all those taking part.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the development and delivery of other Health and Wellbeing programmes and will be a key member of staff in the department’s growth and future success.

The role will be fixed term until February 2027.

Please find the full job description here and application form here.

For more information about the role please email katie.glossop@sufc-community.co.uk  

About the Role:

This role is central to the promotion and protection of the health and wellbeing of our participants and our community, as well as making sure that we give the best possible support to participants engaging in the Foundation’s health and wellbeing programmes.

Utilising funding provided by the Premier League and Professional Footballers Association (PL PFA) Fund, the role will work directly on our new family’s weight management programme, ‘Healthy Families, Healthy Futures’. The programme will support children aged 5-17 living with excess weight or obesity and their families. We believe the entire family is critical to supporting children and family members to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and create long term behaviour change for not only them, but for future generations.

The programme will include physical activity for children, parents and the entire family, nutrition advice and support, weight loss support, and a focus on the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of all those taking part.

The successful candidate will be required to liaise with representatives from Clinical, Health, Social Care, and the Voluntary Sector connecting with medical professionals, stakeholders, and participants with appropriate services and elevating the work of Sheffield United Community Foundation.

The role will require working in various facilities across Sheffield and surrounding areas, which includes evenings and weekends, to provide project specific initiatives at a time and place which meet the needs of participants.

The role will be part of the Communities & Wellbeing Department and report to the Health & Wellbeing Officer. As an employed member of staff at Sheffield United Community Foundation you will be entitled to 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays that include bank holidays, as well as adopting a flexible working policy.

About Sheffield United Community Foundation:

Sheffield United Community Foundation is a charity working in the areas of Accessibility & Inclusion, Community Engagement, Education & Skills, Employability & Training, Health & Wellbeing and Sport & Physical Activity.

Our Vision:

A healthy, empowered, inclusive community.

Our Mission:

Harnessing the power of Sheffield United, we deliver bespoke programmes that tackle inequalities and provide opportunities to improve people’s lives and develop communities.

Our Pillars:

Trustworthy – Flexible – Considerate – Passionate – Progressive

Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please let us know if there are any alternative arrangements which need to be made to help you during the application and interview process.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented audiences, including but not limited to applicants with disabilities, ethnically diverse communities, and we don’t discriminate against any age groups.