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Exercise Physiologist: North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (REF: EP: NYFRS)

£29,055 - £30,756

Listed 02 May 2018

Exercise Physiologist, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

  • Location: Fitness and Rehabilitation Suite, Thirsk, North Yorkshire
  • Salary: Grade 9 - £29,055 to £30,756 per annum
  • Job Type: Permanent, 37 hours per week (including some evening and weekend work by arrangement)

 We are looking for an Exercise Physiologist with a passion for helping people improve and maintain their fitness. The successful candidate will report to the Group Manager Staff Risk and will be responsible for maintaining a fitness testing regime enabling staff to successfully fulfil the contractual obligations of their role providing support and advice to staff in relation to maintaining fitness levels as appropriate.

 The role requires the production and implementation of both preventative and case specific training programmes designed to minimise both ill health absence and injury and, in association with Occupational Health & Safety staff and relevant medical professionals, you will provide advice on exercise to staff in recovery and rehabilitation.

 Working with managers and staff you will seek to raise awareness and promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and exercise and will be required to develop, implement and maintain Service policies and procedures relating to health and fitness, producing information and reports as required. 

 Essential Requirements

In the addition to the above you must:

  • Have a degree in Sports Science or Physiology; or an equivalent sports science related vocational qualification or experience;
  • Demonstrate experience of effective exercise programme design and implementation
  • Full and current membership of British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES);
  • Hold a full current driving licence;
  • Ability to apply effective communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of audiences;
  • Align to the Services corporate values (PROTECT)
  • Willing to undergo Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance

 Terms and Conditions

The post is conditioned to the Scheme of Conditions of Service for NJC Local Government Services (Green Book).  Benefits include a flexitime scheme, an annual leave entitlement of 24 days (29 days after 5 years continuous service) and Local Government Pension Scheme. Additional benefits are also available from the Service’s Everybody Benefits Scheme.

 Individuals wishing to submit a formal application for consideration will need to complete the application form and submit by noon on Friday 18th May 2018 via email to quoting Exercise Physiologist in the subject heading.

 Interview dates will be 14th and 15th June 2018.

 North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to the principles of fairness and equality and welcome applications from all members of the community.

 For further details of this vacancy and to apply online please visit North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service website. 

  Please note late applications will not be considered


Closing date: 18 May 2018

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