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Physical Activity and Nutrition Leaders
Lambeth, London, UK
Lambeth, London
Greater London
United Kingdom
£20 – £25 per hour
Part time
23 Aug 2018
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Ready Steady Go! is a family lifestyle programme, funded by Lambeth Council. We provide nutritional education and physical activity sessions for children aged between 4 – 12 years, who have been identified as above the healthy weight. Our aim is to help initiate a change in the behaviour and lives of children and families in Lambeth and to raise the awareness of health benefits related to the uptake and increase in physical activity.

We are looking for the following enthusiastic and highly motivated part-time staff:
* 2 Nutritional Education Leaders: Sessional Hours (Freelance Staff)
* 2 Exercise Leaders: Sessional Hours (Freelance Staff)

The successful applicants will be responsible for the delivery of a range of theory based and practical sessions including group activities, nutritional and educational sessions for both adults and children. Previous experience in this project or MEND would be beneficial but not essential as if successful, you will be provided with relevant MEND training. Free training will take place between 10 – 13 September 2018

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a DBS certificate at an enhanced level.

The main responsibilities are:
* To be responsible for the planning and delivery of either the Physical Activity or Nutrition sessions.
- Age 4-6 10 weeks sessions are once a week
- Age 7–12 12 weeks sessions are once a week
* To be responsible for the pre-session setup and post session clean-up of the equipment/resources.
* To be responsible for completing appropriate paperwork, reporting any issues and communication with the Ready Steady Go! project leads.
* To assist in collecting information / questionnaires from participants.
* To undertake outcome measurements of participants / parents at the measurement sessions.
* To participate in quarterly feedback sessions with the Project Manager/Co-ordinator.
* To assist with the development and enhancement of the nutritional / physical activity information that is delivered to maximise the effectiveness of the programme.
* To maintain the confidentiality of the participants as required.
* To always act in the best interest of the children attending the programme and to be sensitive to the issues faced by overweight and obese children and their carers.
* To be aware of child protection issues
* To undertake any other duty as requested by the Project Manager.

If you are interested please send a copy of your CV by clicking on ‘apply now’.
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