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Health and Wellbeing Officer

Salary details: £28672 - £31346

Ashfield District Council
Salary details
£28672 - £31346 
Job term
Full Time
Closing Date
05 December 2021
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Salary: £28,672 - £ 31,346 per annum (pay award pending)

Ashfield is a great place to work valuing our employees, offering benefits including a very generous holiday entitlement, up to 34 days per year, local government pension and flexible working

Ashfield District Council are pleased to announce the recruitment of a Health and Wellbeing Officer into the Place and Wellbeing Team.  The post will play a significant role in helping us to address the health inequalities that exist across Ashfield.  Health and happiness is one of five key priorities highlighted in the Council’s Corporate Plan 2019 – 2023. 

 Working in close collaboration with Discover Ashfield, and the theme sub group Be Healthy, Be Happy (the Ashfield Health and Wellbeing Partnership) the post holder will play an important role in developing our understanding and engagement in identified places.  Through an asset-based community development approach the post holder will strengthen the relationships in these areas, develop under used assets, and attract funding and resources, ensuring that the work aligns to what matters to residents, and making sure that they are empowered to make things happen for themselves.

 The post holder will support the work of our Leisure Centre Operator and will work closely with them to develop programmes and initiatives within the Active Communities element of the contract.

 The post holder will work with the existing team to ensure the successful delivery of projects including Feel Good Families, Feeding Ashfield, This Mum Can and Workplace Health.

Interviews will be held on 15th and 16th December 2021