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Healthy Lifestyle Advisor

Advertiser: Sport AucklandMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 May 2019
Location
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Sport & Recreation, Other

Sport Auckland strives to inspire our communities to live healthy and active lifestyles. 

 

We deliver the adult Green Prescription service throughout the Auckland and Counties Manukau DHB regions and Active Families programme for children aged 5-17 years and their families throughout the Auckland DHB. 

 

We are seeking two motivated, compassionate individuals with great innovation to join our Health & Wellness team to assist in the development and delivery of both the Green Prescription and Active Families programmes.

Both positions are full-time; one permanent role and the other for a fixed term until 30th September 2019 (based on DHB funding; potential to extend this contract will be communicated before 1st August).

 

The Healthy Lifestyle Advisor's key role is to educate and encourage individuals and whanau to embrace healthier lifestyles with an emphasis on physical activity and nutrition (adhering to the Ministry of Health guidelines).

The ability to promote our service to health professionals and throughout the community in addition to maintaining a large client base is essential.   

 

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Qualifications and experience in exercise prescription and nutrition
  • Sound understanding of health conditions such as diabetes and obesity
  • An excellent telephone manner, communication skills and time management
  • Confidence to deliver a range of activity sessions and group workshops for adults as well as children aged 5-12 years.

 

The fixed term role entails working with two communities (Green Prescription in Mangere and Active Families in Tamaki). In each of these areas, you will be working with a number of clients of Maaori and Pacific decent hence being able to speak one of these languages will be a strong advantage.

The permanent position is based in the ADHB area, also delivering Green Prescription and Active Families.

If either position sounds like you, please send your covering letter and CV to brookem@sportauckland.co.nz

 

Applications close Friday 24th May at 5pm

Please clearly specify if you would only like to be considered for one of these positions.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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