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Move More Coach – Zero Hours

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About The Role

The Move More Coach will play a vital role in working across all areas of Move More, supporting the officers in already established programmes – Move More Run & Walk programmes, Move More Ability (Disability & Inclusion), Cycle Without Limits, Family, Food & Fitness (FFF), Move More Adult interventional and health promotion activity programmes as well as community engagement events. This will include daytime, evening and some weekend work. 

As part of the Move More Team, the postholder will be responsible for delivery within the programmes aimed at increasing the activity levels of adults and families, who may otherwise experience barriers to accessing physical activity including those with disabilities, sensory impairments, mental health conditions, long term health conditions, sedentary behaviour patterns and who are otherwise disengaged with physical activity. Our ambition is to help people to be physically active on a regular basis, regardless of age, impairment or ability and to gain the knowledge to weave more exercise into their lifestyle and improve mental and physical wellbeing. 

The Move More Run & Walk programmes provide members of the community the opportunity to access led walks, runs (Couch to 5K and Get me started) and cycle programmes and social rides for freeThere is a wide variety of levels available across the programmes from beginners / entry level to more challenging levels

The Move More Ability and CWL programmes provide free physical activity opportunities for islanders living with a disability to support them to be active and improve their wellbeingThere is a wide range of regular activities on offer including exercise classes, multisport sessions, boccia and the Cycle Without Limits inclusive cycle sessions.  

 The FFF programme is a tier 2 weight management programme for primary school aged children and their families and is a key objective within the Government of Jersey’s Food and Nutrition Strategy. FFF is a free programme designed to help families improve behaviours around diet and physical activity.  

The Move More Adult programmes include a wide range of classes which are aimed at increasing the activity levels of adults including those with long term conditions, sedentary behaviour patterns and who are otherwise disengaged with physical activity. 

Across all the above programmes, as Move More coach, you will be required to work alongside the Officers to plan, deliver and review sessions whilst ensuring organisational standards are maintained, including health & safety, safeguarding, data collection and reporting. In conjunction with your practical delivery, you will also be tasked with engaging participants in meaningful conversations on how participants can focus on being physically active and developing healthy behaviours outside of the sessions. You may also be required to liaise with a range of stakeholders, including schools, Health & Social care professionals and carers to support them to engage in long term physical activity. 

This coaching role will support other areas within Move More. This may include, but not be limited to, supporting service delivery (physical activity programmes), community events, meetings and administration.   As such, you will need to be able to be very flexible in your approach and willing to work across all areas of Move More to support the delivery of our wider strategic plan. 

Skills You Will Bring

  • As well as being able to demonstrate the core behaviours of the organisation and the specialist competences required of the role there are a number of specific tasks that will be routinely required of the post holder.  In addition, the post holder is required to carry out any task necessary to ensure we continually deliver exceptional service to our customers.  The job specific tasks are detailed below. 
    • Working across Move More supporting the officers and external stakeholders, in delivering programmes to a professional standard.   
    • Plan and deliver high-quality physical activities for the Move More programmes with the overarching aim of enabling and encouraging social engagement, behavioural change, physical activity and fun throughout the sessions.  The programme should be in line with national and organisational guidelines to promote ongoing participation of islanders in active living programmes. 
    • Utilise participant and programme databases to ensure effective use of the databases to record attendances, assessments, and any other relevant information in accordance with data protection legislation. 
    •  Collect and report data on a weekly basis to measure the programme’s performance against the organisation’s KPIs and associated SLA objectives. 
    • Ensure compliance with all required Jersey Sport Policies, including health and safety, safeguarding and risk managementYou must ensure that risk assessments are in place, are followed and amended as required for any of the activities you are delivering. 
    • Ensure effective communication with all members of the Move More team and relevant stakeholders to ensure the success of the programmes. 
    • Attend individual and team meetings as and when required both within and external to the organisation as requested. 
    • To be responsible for the safety of participants by maintaining and making appropriate checks of facilities, equipment, and activities. 
    • Work within any area of Move More as requested by the Community Engagement Officer and Programmes Manager. 
    • Continually research best practice in physical activity and behavioural change in the delivery physical activity programmes to ensure the sessions are relevant and in keeping with up-to-date guidance and recommendations.   

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 the Move More Jersey team by emailing movemore@jerseysport.je

 

Job Type: Jobs in Sport

Salary

£13.41 - £17.58 per hour

Contact Details

claudia.andrade@jerseysport.je

01534 757700


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