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Health & Wellbeing Officer

Swim England

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water swimming, and synchronised swimming in England. It forms part of British Swimming, a federation of the national governing bodies of England, Scotland, and Wales.

7 Sep 2022
Full Time
Closing date
25 Sep 2022

We are seeking a Health & Wellbeing Officer to join our team on a permanent basis. Do you have a passion to increase swimming participation in the least active? This is an exciting opportunity working within the Business Engagement team and as part of a busy Health team responsible for delivering the Water Wellbeing Accreditation programme and other health and wellbeing projects.

The role is full time, 35 hours per week - where possible flexible working will be considered. Whilst the role is Home Based, travel will be required.

Reporting to the Health and Wellbeing Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting identified stakeholders in growing their aquatics business to become more inclusive by supporting the inactive to access swimming and wider aquatic opportunities.
  • Undertaking site visits to support operators or pool owners in delivery of water wellbeing
  • Assisting with research activities to input into content of new water wellbeing products and resources.
  • Providing ongoing support for the fitness, exercise referral and aquatic workforce through webinars, training and resources.
  • Developing partnerships with identified non-aquatic based organisations to put swimming at the heart of strategies which deliver health and wellbeing, social cohesion, and social mobility.
  • Ensuring that identified stakeholders are working with us and value our partnership.
  • Working to achieve agreed KPIs and report on progress.
  • Supporting with event planning, customer bookings and pre and post-event communications, including surveys, learning resources and troubleshooting.
  • Proactively monitoring Water Wellbeing products and resources, recognising the need for updates, optimisation and re-development where appropriate.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Good working knowledge of the physical activity landscape
  • Knowledge of the sport, national public health and physical activity agenda
  • A strong background in health and wellbeing with demonstrable knowledge
  • Knowledge of Learn to Swim pathways
  • Be able to build strong working partnerships with people and organisations through a consultative approach

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

Interviews to take place virtually on Thursday 6th October 2022

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

Swim England and the Institute of Swimming are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Player Welfare
Salary information
£25,117 - 28,210

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