As the Huddersfield Town Foundation continues to grow and develop, it seeks to appoint a Health Manager.

In this newly-created position you will support the aims of the Huddersfield Town Foundation by helping to improve the quality of life for people in our local and regional communities, through health interventions and associated projects. This is a role, therefore, in which you can truly make a difference to the lives of many people.

The Health Manager will develop and deliver a range of health-related educational programmes, including in relation to weight management, healthy lifestyles, and mental health, ensuring an inclusive offer for adults, young people and families. The Health Manager will play a crucial role in influencing participants to make informed choices regarding positive health and well-being.

Candidates must have comprehensive knowledge of best practice in the field of health and well-being, including healthy eating, physical activity and healthy lifestyles. Previous experience of promoting health and/or physical activity programmes, and the ability to influence others to make improved behavioural and lifestyle choices are also essential to be successful in this role.

Applicants must be educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent including Maths and English at grades A*-C (or 9-4) and hold health and fitness-related qualifications at Level 3 or higher. Candidates must have a positive and professional attitude, be well-organised with effective time-management skills, and have the ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve their goals.

£25,000 per annum

35 hours per week

Fixed-term for two years in the first instance

For a Job Description please CLICK HERE!

We receive a high volume of applications for our vacancies and as such we encourage you to ensure that your application details how you feel you match our requirements. Please read the ‘How to Apply’ document for further detail of the application process. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at short-listing stage.

To apply, please request an application form by email to or by telephone to 01484 960 641. Completed applications must be submitted by noon on Monday 13 May 2019.

Want to apply? CLICK HERE to find out how!

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Abbi Andiyapan, Head of Inclusion and Health


Huddersfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As this role is likely to involve the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As such, this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and applicants must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Equality & Inclusion

Huddersfield Town AFC and the Huddersfield Town Foundation are diverse environments in which all characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 are respected and celebrated. We are committed to making our employees feel valued and included and to achieve their full potential. We have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination and we are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate. We therefore welcome applications from all individuals who feel they meet the requirements of the role, and particularly from BAME applicants who are currently under-represented within the organisation. In addition, we are a Disability Confident Employer and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.