Everyday more and more islanders are discovering and loving the many benefits of moving more to have a happier and healthier life. For some moving more is life changing! We know moving more can help improve mental/physical health, help with weight loss and to manage weight, improve muscle and bone health, help to meet new people and feel less isolated, can give people more energy, help to reduce pain, help with sleep quality and help with many health diseases. We’re looking for Move More Adult Instructors to help support islanders to be more active, healthier and happier.
As a Move More Adult Instructor you will play a vital role in promoting and delivering the Move More Adult referral, interventional and health promotion activity programmes of Jersey Sport. You will undertake planning and delivery of sessions and projects which will ensure the services of the organisation and delivery of the Inspiring an Active Jersey Strategy are of the highest quality.
As part of the Move More Jersey Team, you will be responsible for the delivery of the Move More Jersey interventions and classes aimed at increasing the activity levels of adults and families including those with long term conditions, sedentary behaviour patterns, those who have been adversely affected by COVID-19 and who are otherwise disengaged with physical activity. You will be required to work across the full range of adult and family programmes which may include Exercise Classes / Referral Programme, triaging new clients into the programmes / interventional programmes working with specific client groups and stakeholders / Health Walks / Run Together / Cycling and Cycle Without Limits programmes / Care homes and Community engagement events. This will include daytime, evening and some weekend work.
As part of the team, you will deliver programmes and activities which are engaging, fun and create a positive environment for all participants in a wide range of indoor and outdoor settings, including online classes.
You will work with the Move More Jersey team to maximise the resources of the Move More Adult programmes to continually develop and improve the physical activity pathway for adults into physical activity.
Jersey Sport was formed in June 2017 as the independent body for the development of sport and active living in Jersey.
We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent. We prioritise employee health and wellbeing, personal and business development.
Jersey Sport launched the Inspiring an Active Jersey Strategy (IAJ) in September 2020, the vision of which is: ‘Jersey will be a healthier, more productive and fairer society by being one of the most physically active populations in the world.’
Our mission is: ‘More active people for a healthier island. Jersey will increase physical activity by 10%, by 2030.’
IAJ is a collaborative whole-systems approach to tackling inactivity in the island, advocating for a collective effort across government departments, corporate institutions and the volunteer and community sector.
Jersey Sport is an independent charitable organisation which receives an annual grant from the Government of Jersey to operate various sports and physical activity initiatives across the island. Jersey Sport is the lead agency for the delivery of IAJ.
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Job Type: Jobs in Sport