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Delivery Officer (Weight Management)

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £25,481 to £28,672
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 30/07/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: NS/21/159071

2 x 36.00 Hours per week

Band G

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

The Delivery Officer (Weight Management) will deliver and develop the tier 2 weight management programme and contribute to tackling obesity in Wirral.

The programme will take place in community settings local to the individual's home and within a set time period. The focus will also incorporate emerging approaches such as community asset and strengths led approaches to improving health and wellbeing and will aim to focus on communities who experience the greatest inequalities in health.

To contribute to improving nutrition throughout the borough by increasing knowledge of healthy eating, as well engraining long-term lifestyle changes.       

This role will be based with Wirral Council, working in partnership with Primary Care Networks and health partners. The role is also to support the implementation of the tier 2 weight management programme in line with the National Obesity Agenda.

Interviews are planned for Wednesday 4th August.

This post is subject to Enhanced Child Level DBS check.

Should you wish to discuss informally, please contact Sarah Robertson on email sarahrobertson@wirral.gov.uk  

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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