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Health and Wellbeing Coordinator

Pompey in the Community

We are an award-winning charity which harnesses the motivational power of Portsmouth FC. A club run by its community, for its community. To promote education, healthy living and sporting participation and achievement among vulnerable and disadvantaged people of all ages.

22 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

Job Purpose

To co-ordinate 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 Health and Wellbeing Coordinator will actively work to deliver shared objectives around increasing physical and well-being levels amongst the most inactive residents of Portsmouth and the surrounding areas, focusing on adults.

Key Responsibilities

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Coordinate and deliver the Fit Fans project. Fit Fans helps adults to achieve long-term improvements in weight loss, physical activity, diet and general wellbeing
  • Coordinate 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.
  • Work in collaboration with stakeholders to achieve project KPI’s.


  • Ensure all delivery of ‘health and wellbeing’ programmes complement PiTC’s 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’s 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


  • 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


  • Monitor finances (including income & expenditure) for all ‘Health and Wellbeing’ programmes and projects
  • Maintain financial records in line with funder, commissioner and internal requirements


  • 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 longterm.

General Responsibilities

  • Compliance with PiTC’s policies
  • Compliance with GDPR, safeguarding and health and safety guidelines.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Person Specification


Hold relevant professional qualifications in health and physical activity delivery or equivalent experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • 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


  • Knowledge of using football / brand of “PitC” as a tool to engage
  • 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.

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.


Must satisfy relevant pre-employment checks including two current references relevant to the position and Enhanced DBS check

Essential : Driving license & access to a vehicle

How to apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your CV and cover letter titled ‘Application for Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, addressed to Clare Martin.

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Please also note that you will be required to work outside of normal office hours, at weekends, and bank holidays.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Fitness & Recreation
Health & Fitness
Salary information
£ 19,000 - 24,000

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