Healthy Lifestyle Advisor

Job Description – Healthy Lifestyle Coach

Do you want to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of your community?

Are you looking for your next challenge?

The role

ICE is one of the fastest growing health and lifestyle behaviour change organisations in the country. Our entire team is committed to and passionate about improving the happiness, health and wellbeing of people throughout the UK

We are looking for passionate and driven people who want to join our Gloucestershire-based team to work within the local community. They will be a key part of our team delivering a holistic health and wellbeing service in workplaces and community settings.

The role is ideally suited to people with strong communication skills and those who are confident delivering one-to-one holistic health and lifestyle advice to individuals, including carrying out initial assessments and brief interventions using proven behaviour change techniques.

You will have a wide and varied caseload and will need to be able to prioritise multiple clients’ needs via multiple channels.

Key elements of the day to day role:

=         Supporting clients with their behaviour change journey through a variety of communication channels, at present, this is entirely through virtual means

=         Identifying and reviewing individuals’ health risks

=         Providing brief intervention advice and offering support with self-care

=         Promoting and encouraging a healthier lifestyle though recommendations based on current recommended guidelines

=         Accurate data entry of clients’ results and appropriate pathway guidance.

=         Engagement and relationship building with key stakeholders/partners

=         Supporting the team to develop and deliver excellent client experience

=         Be positive and optimistic, and have an excellent telephone manner

=         You will be working from home for the immediate future you will need an environment suitable for this (phone and tablet-laptop will be provided).

Important Information

This post provides support through a variety of mediums primarily phone based but also through Video and instant message, this role will mix virtual and face-to-face support in the Gloucester area (but will also encompass other areas).

The person

You will need to be an independent self-starter, flexible and driven by a desire to help people positively change their lifestyle behaviours.

You will be used to working towards outcome targets.

You will live in the Gloucestershire area

Our purpose

ICE’s vision is to live in a society that is well, confident and resilient.

We refuse to accept second best, believing that people can achieve great things. We are here to help people to Make Better Happen.

We are a purpose-driven organisation; our values are important to us and we believe they should also be important to you:

=         Integrity

=         Passion

=         Success

=         Fairness

=         Bravery

=         Creativity

Essential existing skills/experience

Understanding of behaviour change techniques

IT literate and able to confidently use online methods of communication. You will also need to have a good eye for detail and be accurate with data input and reporting.

Experience of delivery of a wide range of health interventions, including weight management, physical activity, stop smoking advice, alcohol brief interventions.

Travel - You will be travelling to community locations when appropriate to provide clinic cover and support, so own car is essential.

Full training for all roles will be provided along with a programme of continued professional development. As this post is community-based, post holders will need to be able to independently travel across the Gloucestershire area.

Desirable existing skills/experience

Knowledge of Gloucestershire

Awareness of the current public health landscape

Knowledge of Health Coaching (including Motivational Interviewing)

Ability to speak languages other than English

Ability to practise and current experience of using BSL

Experience in using Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other digital platforms.

Have we described you?

We can promise you an opportunity to grow, add value and progress your career in an exciting environment by bringing your strengths to our team and having fun along the way.

Don’t miss out; if you have been excited by this opportunity, then act now. Just send us your CV and a short covering letter of application or go to www.icecreates.com and apply through our ‘Join Us’ page

Strictly no agencies.

All posts will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.