Health and Wellbeing Officer - Burnley FC in the Community - Closing date 4 Nov 2022

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  • Turf Moor, Harry Potts Way, Burnley, UK
  • Nov 04, 2022
Full time Health & Well-being

Job Description

Remuneration + benefits:
Long service holidays
Free parking
BFC retail store discount
Death in Service
Employee Assistance Programme through Unum
Discount and support services through LifeWorks
Time For You Wellbeing Initiative
Subsidised home matchday tickets
Contract type:
Fixed Term until 31st December 2023
Full time [35 hours per week] Monday to Friday. However, you may be required to work outside of normal office hours, at evenings, weekends and match days as required.
Various locations across Burnley and Pendle
Closing date:
Wednesday 30th November 2022
Should an adequate number of applications be received prior to the closing date, Burnley FC reserve right to remove this advert.

About us
Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.

We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story!

The role
We are now looking to recruit to the role of Health & Wellbeing Officer.

The successful applicant will deliver projects across the Charity associated with healthy lifestyles, mental/emotional health and wellbeing in Burnley, Pendle, and the surrounding areas.

Role expectations
Reporting to the Health and Wellbeing Project Coordinator, the Health & Wellbeing Officer will be expected to:

• Deliver on a range of programmes and projects which includes all existing and new targeted Health and Wellbeing projects.
• Deliver on named projects including older persons’ provision, Dementia provision and Healthy Weight Management initiatives.
• Deliver on an extensive programme of existing and new activities that involves individuals of all ages and fitness levels improving community fitness and wellbeing in venues such as the Leisure Box.
• Have an understanding and keep abreast of inequalities and health needs that exist in the community.
• Work with and build positive working relationships with other relevant agencies both statutory and voluntary, to ensure a coordinated approach to the delivery of services, working closely with the Health and Wellbeing Coordinator to achieve this.
• Ensure availability to deliver on new and existing programmes linked to Health and Wellbeing including work in Schools and Community facilities.
• Work with the marketing team to ensure that your projects receive appropriate coverage linked to impact.
• Keep accurate files and records and report impact to the Premier League Charitable Fund and other key funders.
• To be accountable for achieving agreed outcomes, impact, and personal targets.
• Manage a small team of staff and volunteers.
• To attend networking events, workshops, conferences, and training sessions as appropriate.
• To understand and implement the Charity’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.
• To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires.
• To work towards agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

An ideal candidate will have;
• Full clean driving licence with access to own transport.
• Understanding of Burnley, Pendle, and the surrounding geographical areas.
• Understanding of local population need and the inequalities that exist.
• Strong understanding of up to date and current health and wellbeing issues.
• Experience of working and delivering in a sport/community setting engaging with the community on health and wellbeing related issues.
• Proven track record of working with adults or children and young people educating them in health and wellbeing.
• Effective communicator with the ability to build and sustain positive relationships with local stakeholders.
• Ability to monitor, evaluate and assess project performance.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.

• Educated to degree level or equivalent.
• Understanding of new and existing health initiatives at a National and Regional level.
• Experience of working on targeted Health projects.
• Experience of using IT monitoring systems e.g., VIEWs
• Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.
Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on the BFC in the Community website (alternative format available upon request). BFCitC no longer accept CV’s.
Burnley FC in the Community is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.
*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.