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Children's Health Coordinator

Job Reference lfc/TP/93/621

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Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Market Rate
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Anfield Sports & Community Centre
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About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our LFC Foundation team as a Children’s Health Coordinator. The LFC Foundation currently delivers a number of children’s health programmes including MOVE, an exercise referral programme that supports children with respiratory conditions and obesity issues, to access physical activity in the community but also in a supported environment.

In this role you will oversee the day-to-day coordination of the children’s health programmes and a large element will involve exercise/activity delivery, weight management educational workshops and mentoring.

What will you be doing?

  • Work closely with the Health Manager to establish strong and lasting relationships with Primary Care staff and other health professionals
  • Provide specialist coaching support for children with CF, asthma and obesity issues
  • Deliver weight management sessions to families and support them to make positive lifestyle changes
  • Deliver mentoring sessions to children/young people poor mental health
  • Deliver activity sessions in the community
  • Deliver the projects in line with the project plans ensuring all KPI’s are met
  • Ensure quality and safeguarding standards are achieved and maintained  
  • Work closely with partner organisations
  • Support the development of all children’s health programmes
  • To encourage and mentor participants to access our community activities and workshops
  • Support beneficiaries to identify and access physical activity opportunities in their local area that reflect their needs, interests and abilities.
  • Deliver the projects as per the project budgets
  • Ensure effective collection of all monitoring and evaluation data  
  • Record data on LFC Foundation databases  
  • Provide timely reports and analysis of performance  
  • Ensure case studies and PR opportunities are regularly undertaken in line with Club and Foundation guidelines  
  • Provide content for LFC Foundation social media  

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role, you will have proven experience working with children in an exercise environment, achieving lasting behaviour changes. You will have an understanding of the issues around physical activity and behaviour change for children and young people living with long-term health conditions. You’ll have experience of delivering eight management sessions or similar and experience of working with children and young people with poor mental health. It is desired you will have experience of delivering virtual exercise classes/remote consultations, including a proven track record of delivering preventative health interventions and signposting individuals to specialist services.

It is essential you hold a level 3 exercise referral qualification; it is desirable if in addition you hold a level 4 specialist exercise instructor and level 2 weight management qualification, including a first aid and mental health first aid qualification. You’ll be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal organisational skills, empathy and resilience and excellent personal organisational skills.

Why should you apply?

This is a full-time fixed-term contract opportunity for a period of 2 years, working 35 hours per week on a 5 from 7-day basis. Your main base will Anfield Sports Community Centre, Liverpool however the post holder will also be required to work from other locations across Merseyside from time to time

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.