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Portsmouth FC

Portsmouth FC

Community Health Officer (Community)


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Posting Date

Sep 11, 2023

Role description

Job Title: Community Health Officer (Community)Responsible: Head of Community and HealthHours p/wk: 37.5 hours; evening and weekend working essential.Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience circa 20.5 - 23.k per annumClosing date: 9 am - Friday 22nd September 2023.
Location: Pompey in the Community, Anson Road, PO4 8TB
Job PurposeTo support the delivery of the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ theme for the charity. This will include delivery and evaluation of projects and activities under our ‘Health and Wellbeing’ theme on behalf of Pompey in the Community. The Community Health Officer will actively work to deliver shared objectives aroundincreasing physical and well-being levels amongst the most inactive residents of Portsmouth and the surrounding areas, focusing on adults.
Key ResponsibilitiesMain responsibilities of the role include: Help support the coordination, recruitment and deliver the Pompey Get Active FitFans projects. Pompey Get Active helps adults to achieve long-term improvements in weight loss, physical activity, diet and general wellbeing. Support the coordination and evaluate the impact measures associated with the delivery of all programmes and ensure robust systems are in place to record physical activity and wellbeing levels. Support the planning, recruitment and delivery of all Health Wellbeing projects. Identify other funding opportunities to create new projects to operate under PITC Health Wellbeing department. Work in collaboration with stakeholders to achieve project KPI.
Strategic: Ensure all delivery of ‘health and wellbeing’ programmes complement PiTC community projects delivery and outcomes. Maintain partnerships with key organisations in Portsmouth to assist with gaining insight and responding to need. Represent ‘Pompey in the Community’ at local, regional and national strategic meetings.
Safeguarding and Risk Management: Ensure PiTC Safeguarding policy is implemented across all Health and Wellbeing-based activity. Ensure all new areas of work are shared with the Designated Safeguarding Lead and any partner agreements reflect the relevant safeguarding procedures.
Funding: Support the work with key stakeholders to identify funding for new areas of ‘Health and Wellbeing’ work, to sustain and further develop the Health and Well-being programmes. Ensure all funded projects meet the targets and reporting requirements outlined by funders. Support on funding applications or commissioned work for new and existing ‘Health and Wellbeing’ programmes.
Finance: Support the monitoring of finances (including income expenditure) for all ‘Health and Wellbeing’ programmes and projects Maintain financial records in line with funder, commissioner and internal requirements
General: Proactively attend any training to develop relevant knowledge and skills. Complete all internal and external monitoring reports with strict adherence to deadlines. Monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of all ‘Health and Wellbeing’ programmes. Implement quality assurance to ensure all activities are delivered to the highest standards. Ensure that the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ department becomes self-sustaining in the medium to long-term.
General Responsibilities Compliance with PiTC policies Compliance with GDPR, safeguarding and health and safety guidelines. To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.
Person SpecificationEducation/QualificationsHold relevant professional qualifications in health and physical activity delivery or equivalent experience.
Knowledge and ExperienceEssential Thorough understanding of safeguarding. Experience of engaging with adults in a community setting. Experience of delivering and coordinating physical activity interventions to engage inactive adults using sport. Experience of delivering and coordinating wellbeing interventions to engage adults using sport. Experience of engaging underrepresented groups including female, BAME, and disabled participants.
Desirable Knowledge of using football and the Pompey brand as a tool for engagement Experience of securing and managing external funding Coordination experience within a Community setting Experience of developing relationships with a wide range of internal and external partners at all levels. Qualifications appropriate to support physical exercise and nutrition.
Skills and abilities Ability to work on own initiative and lead a team Excellent communicator and ability to build relationships with participants and partners quickly. Excellent organisational and planning skills Committed, self-motivated and driven. Strong commitment to high quality delivery and partnership development Ability to form strong and appropriate relationships, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills.
Equality Diversity Must be able to recognise discrimination in its many forms and adhere to the PiTC Equality policies. Able to work within a diverse community and draw on individual strengths to promote equality diversity.
Other:Must satisfy relevant pre-employment checks including two current references relevant to the position and Enhanced DBS checkEssential : Driving license and access to a vehicle

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