Health drop-in Advisor - Rayleigh

Are you kind, friendly and non-judgemental? Are you passionate about health and would you like to help others achieve their goals? And can you spare 2 hours a week? 

The purpose of this role is to provide support for our popular free NHS approved weight management drop-in session. 

What you'll be doing:

- Meeting and greeting people, offering a warm and friendly welcome to the session.

- Explaining how the programme works (full training will be given)

- Weighing clients, recording their progress and offering encouragement

- Handing out relevant supporting materials (leaflets, hand-outs etc.)

- Generally helping to organise the session (sign-in sheets, setting-up the scales and height checking booklets)

We are offering the drop-in session on behalf of the NHS as part of their weight management programme. The service is community-based and designed to support people to achieve a gradual, long term weight loss by weighing in at a variety of community sites.


We are looking for someone who is:

- Kind, approachable and sympathetic. A non-judgemental attitude is key

- Enthusiastic and positive, helping people and their goals - weight-loss is difficult and everyone needs some encouragement!

- A good listener and able to chat to people from different backgrounds

- Able to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

- Organised

- Able to work independently or as a team


  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/10/2018

End Date: 30/10/2020

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Availability Details

The session takes place on a Tuesday, from 10 am - 12 noon in central Rayleigh


RRAVS, Civic Suite
Hockley Road

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