Notts County Football in the Community

Notts County Football in the Community

Health Coordinator


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 20, 2022

Role description

Notts County Foundation (NCF) is the independent charitable arm of Notts County
FC. For over 30 years, our dedicated team has been using the power of football and

the benefits of sport to make a real difference within our local communities.

Our wide range of programmes cover sport, fitness, health, inclusion, NCS and

education – transforming the future outlook for many and leading to positive change

within people’s day-to-day lives.

We take pride in our long-standing affiliation with Notts County FC – a community

driven club that has provided fun, enjoyment and a sense of belonging for the

people of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire for generations. By working together,

we continue to inspire active change for those we serve.

Our mission statement is:

We use the power of sport and physical activity to transform the health and wellbeing of

local communities.

The mission is underpinned by Notts County Foundation’s FIVE core Values

We inspire: Acting as role models, aiming to bring the best out of people
We are Innovative: Thinking outside the box, making the unachievable happen
We are community driven: Cohesion throughout our networks: participants, staff,
funders and local partners

We show integrity: Committed to doing what we said we would do
We are ambitious: striving to grow and achieve.
Our impact on the community will be through the following areas of work:

Sport and Inclusion
The Portland Centre

Overview of the role

The primary focus of the Health Coordinator (HC) is to provide day to day coordination and delivery of

physical Health programmes across Notts County Foundation including (but not limited to) CARE

(Cancer and Rehabilitation Exercise) Programme, FIT Magpies, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and any other

health related programme. The HC will help people manage and improve their physical and mental

health and wellbeing, recover, achieve their personal goals, build relationships, and connect with their

local community.

Included in this will be the recruitment and consultation of new participants joining our health

programmes as well as the monitoring and evaluating of active participants progress against individual

targets and broader programme Key Performance Indicators. The HC will be required to collect, store,

and analyse participant data from a range of sources and from which write reports and presentations

as requested by stakeholders, funders, and partners.

The HC will also be required to regularly liaise with representatives from Clinical, Health, Social Care,

and the Voluntary Sector connecting medical professionals, stakeholders, and participants with

appropriate services and elevating the work of Notts County Foundation.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

Act as the lead instructor on NCF’s health programmes delivering appropriate and challenging
physical activity and exercise sessions to a range of participants (including those living with

or at risk of long-term health conditions) across Nottingham city and county

Ensure that the delivery of the health programmes run smoothly, coordinating appointments,
consultations, and inductions, as well as conducting participant review meetings, and

outreach sessions

Have a solid understanding of current national health issues and how they impact at a local

Working with the Health Manager delegating relevant tasks around session planning and
delivery, participant consultations and inductions, and monitoring and evaluation ensuring

support, guidance, and follow-up is actioned to ensure the quality and effectiveness of work

remains high and any coaches who work on NCF’s physical health programmes to ensure the

highest standards of delivery and customer service are established and maintained.

Be the main point of contact for, liaise with, and build effective professional relationships with
all stakeholders, partners and clinical services who are involved in the programme on a regular

basis to ensure communication and understanding is clear. This includes programme

Job Title: Health Coordinator

Responsible to: Health Manager

Responsible for: N/a

Location: The Portland Centre

Document Created (month & Year) April 2022

Job Description

partners, stakeholders, cancer services, NHS Hospitals, Hospices, and community


Liaise and negotiate with medical and non-medical staff (often at the most senior levels) and
with people in external organisations, ensuring channels of communication are effective and

referrals into programmes are seamless.

Proactively approach groups and organisations within the city and county region to market
and promote NCF’s health programmes

Be present on relevant quarterly steering group meetings and lead on certain aspects on
behalf of NCF. Seek out new opportunities to be involved in similar meetings that will further

the work and reach our NCF’s health programmes

Working collaboratively with partner organisations, ensure all data collection, and monitoring
and evaluation requirements are recorded and reported on in a timely manner in-line with

project outcomes to ensure a high level of service is always provided

Track all session delivery collating accurate records of attendance and payments received
reporting these figures back to the Health Manager monthly

Contribute to the set targets of recruitment, participation, and retention, working with the Health
Manager, to ensure achievement of service uptake to plan

Work with the Health Manager to identify opportunities for improvement of NCF’s health
programmes and design of effective sessions based upon the needs of service users,

academic research, and steering group feedback

General Duties

To attend and contribute to regular staff meetings
To participate in all staff Notts County Foundation appraisal and supervision processes
To follow by Notts County Foundation policies and procedures at all times including Health
and Safety, Equal Opportunities and Confidentiality

To act as an ambassador for Notts County Foundation at all times
To undertake any other duties that may be required as deemed appropriate
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups

under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender

identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil


Safeguarding Statement

Notts County Foundation (NCF) operates a child centred approach to safeguarding and where

concerns about the welfare of a child or adult at risk exists, staff will always act in the best interests

of the child or adult at risk.

The Foundation fully acknowledges and accepts its responsibility for the well-being and safety of all

children and adults at risk engaged in Foundation activities. It is the duty of all staff working at the

Foundation to ensure they safeguard children and adults at risk by creating an environment that

protects them from harm.

Notts Count Foundation believes that the general wellbeing, welfare, and safety of all children and

adults at risk engaged in Foundation activities is of the upmost importance. NCF will fulfil its

responsibilities by ensuring it displays best practice in safeguarding matters, carried out in a spirit of

partnership and openness with the child or adults at risk, family and the relevant local authority.

Category Essential Desirable


REPs registered plus
requirement to maintain on-

going registration.

First aid qualification (1-day or
3-day qualification).

Level 3 National Extended
Diploma in Sport, Fitness &

Personal Training (or


Specialist population instructor
qualifications, as appropriate

Mental Health Qualification or
experience of working within a

mental health environment.

Sport and Physical Activity
Practitioner (CIMSPA)

registered (formerly REPs)

Educated to Foundation
Degree level or higher in a

relevant field

Level 4 Specialist Populations
Exercise Qualifications, as


GP Referral qualification –

Qualified to REPs Level 4 –
Cancer Exercise Rehabilitation.

Experience /

Knowledge of health and safety
legislation relevant to a fitness

gym, the users and equipment

Working knowledge of collating
and displaying evidence to

produce monitoring and

evaluation statistics

Experience in fitness instruction
with special populations

Good level of understanding of
current national health issues

and how they impact at a local


Motivational and behavioural
interviewing qualification /


Previous experience of
managing / supervising a small


Working knowledge of
Microsoft Office, Excel,

PowerPoint, and databases

(specifically Views)



Ability to manage and motivate
a team

Strong interpersonal skills with
the ability and confidence to

develop effective working

relationships with a wide range

of customers, organisations,

and partners.

Good organisation, planning
and time management skills

Ability to implement and
maintain operational standards

Excellent communication skills,
verbal and written

Able to behave ethically and
professionally and achieve high

Personal Specification

levels of performance in self

and others

Able to meet the needs of
service users and stakeholders

ensuring they receive an

excellent service

Able to work creatively showing
innovation and change through

the involvement of others

Special Conditions

Has access to own car
Willingness to travel for
business reasons

Work outside normal office
hours, including weekends,

when required

Invest in a professionally

tailored CV.
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