Healthy Lifestyles Development Officer - Ageing Well

Posted on 16 November 2021
  • Directorate BHCC: Health & Adult Social Care
  • Salary £25,481 - £27,041
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    37 hours for 18 months then 22.2 hours
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Public Health
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

This post is an exciting opportunity to join the Healthy Lifestyles Team in Brighton and Hove as Healthy Lifestyles Development Officer - Ageing Well       

This is a permanent post.  The post will be for 37 hours (full time) per week for 18 months after which the hours of the post will reduce to 22.2 hours due to funding.

Interview date: 20 December 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact

About the role

About the role

This post is an exciting opportunity to join the Healthy Lifestyles Team in Brighton and Hove. The team is part of Public Health and is committed to making the city a place where everyone has the best opportunity to live a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life.

To support this ambition, you will be coordinating and delivering work which supports older people to make and maintain healthy changes to their lifestyles, and, to reduce their risk of falls and fractures. You will work with some great partners in the city council and with a diverse group of citywide organisations. 

Your day-to-day work will encompass building and leading partnerships for health improvement, coordinating and delivering citywide training, giving talks and presentations to professionals and members of the public, developing support pathways, and leading on health promotion campaigns. 

The role involves working creatively and collaboratively with colleagues from within our dynamic team and with external partners from across the city. So, if you enjoy partnership working and are passionate about improving health and supporting healthy ageing in a great city please think about applying for this job. 

This post is for 37 hours per week for 18 months, after which the hours of the post will reduce to 22.2 hours 

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for more details

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


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