MI5 ‘hiring £45k-a-year fitness guru to make sure spies don’t get too fat’

A fitness guru is being recruited to spy on waistlines at MI5.

They will ensure the nation's spooks don’t get too tubby while keeping Britain safe.

Bosses at the intelligence service want a £45,000-a-year occupational health expert.

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They hope the specialist will help stop staff piling on pounds eating dishes like steak pie and chips and sponge and custard in a subsidised canteen.

They will also show workers at their London HQ how to avoid stress and strain while sitting at their desks.

An advert says: "One day you could be advising on workplace adjustments, the next helping our teams shape the medical requirements for our intelligence collection teams and educating our staff on dietary and health matters.

"You should be an experienced and qualified Occupational Health Advisor/nurse."

Last month, we revealed how MI5 bosses had opened up recruitment to mobile surveillance officer roles for people carrying a bit more timber.

The £37,000-a-year jobs involve trailing suspected terrorists and other targets but candidates only need to have "a reasonable level of fitness".

As well as cheap grub, staff enjoy movie nights – including James Bond flicks – and have an in-house "Big Band".

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Intelligence officers are banned from talking about their work away from the office so top brass like them to let off steam in the office.

A diary of events is posted in the corridors of the department and the agency’s own Instagram page – designed to make MI5 more appealing to the public – revealed more details.

It said: "Helping to keep the country safe is a serious business.

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"But it also means that staff wellbeing couldn’t be more important. With a variety of different clubs and societies at MI5, there is something for everyone to take part in around their day job.

"Our 'Top Secret' Cinema Club meets once a month after work to hold film screenings."


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