Everton FC

Everton FC

Health and Wellbeing Coordinator (Carers and Older Adults)

Country

Role Type

England

Community

Posting Date

May 12, 2022

Role description

We are a football club with a desire to be the best and are always looking for talented people to join our Everton Family.

Everton is a workplace people crave to join, where extraordinary talented people belong, thrive and deliver the remarkable.

Health and Wellbeing Coordinator (Carers and Older)
Who are we: We are Everton in the Community one of the UK`s top sporting charities and firmly established on the world stage of community sports development. We are considered one of the Premier League`s leading community schemes due to the quality and reach of its various programmes.

Since 1988, Everton in the Community has been at the forefront of social intervention across Merseyside, not afraid to tackle issues which others shied away from. We use the power of sport to motivate, educate and inspire people in our local communities to improve their life chances. If you would like to be part of a fantastic team, that really strives to make a difference in thousands of lives, then please get in touch today to find out more about our careers.

About the opportunity: We have an exciting opportunity for a Health & Wellbeing Coordinator (Carers and Older Adults) to join our expanding Everton in the Community Team.

This role will be primarily based from Everton’s People’s Hub but will also cover various locations across the Liverpool City Region.

The Health & Wellbeing Coordinator (Carers and Older Adults) will implement and coordinate a variety of effective carer and older adult projects. Working collaboratively with partners to identify individuals who meet the program’s inclusion criteria as well as the efficient transition of referrals from partners into it.

Other key responsibilities will include:

The coordination of engagement activities/events to promote and establish referral pathways into a range of carer and older adults support projects.

Developing effective relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds and ages to enable them to access EitC programmes.

Liaising with EitC’s GP and health promotion team to organise baseline testing and a lifestyle support package (e.g., health checks, healthy eating, physical activity assessments). Ensure that all participants have a pathway to access wider EitC programmes

The coordination and delivery of a range of activities that aim to improve the health, wellbeing, and quality of life of older adults and carers of all ages.

Traveling independently to reach various sites across the Liverpool City Region to attend sessions and meetings including at times working evening and weekends.

Who we are looking for: Essentially we are looking for an individual who has a genuine passion for supporting people to improve their health and wellbeing and the ability to display high levels of patience and empathy whilst engaging with vulnerable groups.

Other key Knowledge and Skills will include:

Level 2 Award in Health & Social Care (or equivalent)

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable adults certificate

Valid First Aid Certificate

Full, clean UK drivers license

Willingness to work weekends and in the evening.

This role will be offered on a 12 month fixed term basis

The closing date of this advert is Friday 20th May 2022

Everton Family Safer Recruitment Practices

The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a requirement of our safer recruitment practices, this role will require an Enhanced DBS check or evidence that you are subscribed to the DBS Update Service information of which can be found here

This role is subject to both evidence and verification of relevant qualifications including proof of eligibility to work in the UK which will be discussed with you if your application is successful.

The Everton Family is committed to equal opportunities and is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process; we accept all job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team via email - careers@evertonfc.com.

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