Job Vacancy: Weight Management Practitioner (Zest)

Weight Management Practitioner

29.6 hours (0.8 fte) £19,500 pro rata

We are looking for a motivated, well-organised individual who will provide weight management support in the form of group sessions with adults and families across the city.  The post holder will also be expected to deliver appropriate physical activities sessions and should hold a relevant qualification.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential as is experience of working in a community setting.  The post-holder will have a good understanding of health inequalities and their effect on health and well-being, as well as an awareness of relevant government public health policy and guidelines (eg. obesity, nutrition, physical activity, smoking, alcohol).  Must be able to manage own caseload of clients, have strong organisational skills as well as excellent IT skills.

You must have a flexible approach to work, we require the post-holder to work their hours across 5 days including Saturday as well as Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

We offer 25 days holiday rising to 30 (pro-rata), plus 8 statutory days paid holiday (pro rata), a pension scheme and other benefits, including subsidised gym/pool membership.

For informal enquiries about any aspect of the organisation or the post please contact emma.hillitt@zestcommunity.co.uk

To apply visit www.zestcommunity.co.uk, then click the Get Involved tab at the very top of the page then click on the Working for Us drop down which will appear.   All applications must be on a Zest form. Completed application forms must be returned to karen.purnell@zestcommunity.co.uk or posted to

Zest, 18 Upperthorpe, Sheffield S6 3NA

Please note that CV’s will not be considered, nor will any applications received after the closing date shown below.

Closing date: 19th May 2019

Interviews will take place week commencing 3rd June 2019, please note that only candidates invited to interview will be contacted.