Ref: V044 | Hull (various locations)
We’re looking for one Exercise Group Supporter to assist the service coordinator to run the group, which will help people become more active and help lower their risk of having a stroke or TIA.
The volunteer will be required one day per week for six weeks, three times per year. Three hours per week during blocks. The exact dates and location is to be arranged.
The Exercise Group Supporter will:
- Have an interest in physical activity and have a relatively good level of fitness yourself.
- Be comfortable explaining and demonstrating, basic exercise routines in a clear and understandable manner.
- Enjoy working with groups of people.
- Be approachable and able to motivate people to get involved with the group’s activities.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for this role.
The Hull Stroke Prevention service works with people who are at risk of having a stroke or ‘mini-stroke’ (Transient Ischaemic Attack or TIA). Part of the support offered by the service is a chair-based exercise group that runs in blocks of six weeks.
Interested in this role?
Find out more by downloading the role description for the Exercise Group Supporter role.
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