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Health Coach

RediCare has a new exciting opportunity in our chronic disease prevention & management clinic for a Health Coach. If you are a high energy individual with a passion for preventative health care, behavioural change, patient education & monitoring – this is an ideal position for you!

Position Overview

Educate, motivate and empower clients on their individualised goals for lifestyle change. The successful candidate will coach participants in areas of health, weight and lifestyle management, prevention and risk reduction to help them improve their overall health and reach their personal health goals.

Position Duties

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Coaching clients on individual weight loss, blood pressure, cholesterol & blood sugar level goals
  • Personalising suggestions to maximise healthy behaviour and lifestyle changes based on client needs
  • Providing support and motivation to keep clients on track with their personalised goals
  • Encouraging and empowering clients to take charge of their specific health, weight management & lifestyle goals on a sustainable long term basis
  • Providing individualised nutritional and behavioural counselling to clients using established protocols
  • Monitoring client progress and providing constructive feedback for optimum success
  • Completing reports on client progress
  • Performing additional duties as identified by management

Qualification & Skills

  • Degree and background in counselling, nutrition or wellness fields preferred
  • Experience coaching others with respect to best practices
  • Knowledge of managing & reviewing performance and providing counselling
  • Knowledge and/or experience in weight loss/management preferred
  • Passionate about helping others improve their health and meet their goals
  • Team player, energetic and lives a healthy lifestyle
  • Flexibility in meeting client scheduling requirements
  • Strong organisational & time management skills
  • Ability to design, personalise and execute a variety of action plans
  • Solid oral & written communication skills
  • Good relationship and rapport building skills
  • Ability to nurture and empathise with client needs
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task
  • Proficient in technical skills with the ability to learn new systems quickly

If you’re interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to andrew.sheppard@redicare.ie