The National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS)
NERS is an evidence-based health intervention programme that incorporates physical activity and behavioural change techniques to support referred clients (aged 16 and over) who have or at risk of developing chronic disease, to make lifestyle changes to improve their health and wellbeing. NERS operates across all 22 local authorities in Wales.
The post will assist in the delivery of the WLGA’s National Exercise Referral Scheme. In particular, the collation, analysis and reporting of quantitative data and financial information relating to NERS and support local authorities to develop and deliver effective, efficient and sustainable NERS services in their area. The role will work closely with the National Exercise Referral Scheme Manager to implement, present and deliver new objectives, working in partnership with local authorities, Public Health Wales (PHW) and Welsh Government (WG) or lead on delivering a range of specific and bespoke projects.