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Move More Adult Instructor – Zero Hours

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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.

About The Role

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.

Skills You Will Bring

  • Educated to a minimum of PT Level 3 or equivalent national governing body in health or sport related qualification and registered with CIMSPA or REPS. NB: Level 2 May be considered dependent on the qualification.
  • Knowledge, understanding and ability to demonstrate safe working practices and the health and safety requirements in the delivery of exercise classes and physical activity programmes for adults based upon Behavioural change models.
  • Experience of engaging people through sport and physical activity in education, sport, health, community, leisure and/or recreation industries.
  • Vision, motivation, enthusiasm and ability to work with diverse groups of people which may include people with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • An ability to work as part of a team but equally important is the ability to use initiative and make independent decisions when appropriate.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to priorities and adapt to rapidly changing situations.
  • Ability to quickly master new systems and processes and to sustain a high level of performance whilst under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, liaising and interpersonal skills. Confident in dealing with members of the public, health professionals, and other relevant stakeholders.

About Jersey Sport

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.

You can find out more about Jersey Sport and Move More Jersey at: jerseysport.je and movemore.je.

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For further information and a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Steve Dunford, Move More Jersey Operations Manager at: Steve.Dunford@jerseysport.je

 

Job Type: Jobs in Sport

Contact Details

Steve.Dunford@jerseysport.je

01534 757700


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