Advanced Clinical Exercise Instructor | South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 16 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,691 - £35,207 per annum inc
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Location: Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BX
Company: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3093116/334-EDA-3093116-PC-A

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Advanced Clinical Exercise Instructor

About the role:

A vacancy has arisen for a Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Lifestyle Medicine Co-ordinator with experience of working with varied client groups. The post holder will be responsible for providing clinical exercise and a range of therapeutic physical activities to clients of The South London & Maudsley NHS Trust in a variety of exercise environments. It would be advantageous for the post-holder to have experience, or knowledge of a variety of teaching modes including some complementary therapies.

Now is an exciting time to be part of the clinical exercise and physical activity lifestyle medicine program. This is an evidence based course that has been specifically designed by Clinical Exercise for use within the NHS and is a popular addition to the services that we provide to staff and patients. The post holder will deliver and co-ordinate our innovative Lifestyle Medicine course.

Due to the unique nature of the Lifestyle Medicine course, full in-house training will be provided which will suit an individual who favours a more holistic approach to physical activity.

About the team:

The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has a rich, well-established history and an international reputation and clinical exercise is committed to provide a high quality and specialist service to service users.

As a long-standing service, Clinical Exercise has an expanding portfolio which delivers specialist clinical exercise and physical activity services to all inpatient wards and we also provide an evidence based lifestyle medicine training course to all boroughs across the trust. We are particularly proud of our Physical Activity and Lifestyle Medicine (PALM) training course which is innovative, bespoke and very well received by clinicians who participate.

You will work alongside a more experienced supervisor and will be part of a small team of exercise specialists but working as part of the broader multidisciplinary team.

Clinical Exercise is committed to our Trust values and our promise to be caring, kind, polite, prompt, honest, listen and do what I say I’m going to do is at the heart of everything we do.

About the location:

The Bethlem site is situated on a large mostly open site with football pitches a tennis court, a stream which circumvents the periphery, surrounded by woodland.

Bethlem Hospital, Monks Orchard Rd, Beckenham Kent BR3 3BX


We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of their benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. There is an extensive range of excellent benefits for you and your family. We want you to feel like you are part of a close knit team at SLaM. It’s important to us that you feel valued and appreciated and that is why we have a comprehensive benefits package on offer.

Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
• Generous pay, pensions and leave,we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
• Work life balance,flexible working and supporting a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working and job sharing.
• Career development,There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
• Car lease,our staff benefit from competitive deals to lease cars
• Accommodation,our staff benefit fromkeyworker housing which is available on selected sites
• NHS discounts,with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands through Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
• Counselling services
• Wellbeing events
• Long service awards
• Cycle to work scheme
• Season ticket loan
• Childcare vouchers
• Staff restaurants

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust encourages and welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health challenges. We see this as valuable and recognise the positive impact this experience can have on the work we do.

We look forward to receiving your application.

This advert closes on Monday 3 May 2021

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