Health Improvement Practitioner
Up to 37 hours per week
£19,276 per annum (pro rata)
Permanent subject to funding
Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a passion for health improvement? Do you have the skills to make a difference for our clients who require enhanced support and information with their health needs? If so we would love to hear from you.
We are currently recruiting for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Health Improvement Practitioner to work across a number of specialties including healthy eating, stop smoking, cancer and physical activity across the region and in a geographical area of Newcastle.
You will work in a range of settings as well as giving face to face advice. You'll set up schemes to support a healthy lifestyle, run awareness raising campaigns and implement government initiatives relating to public health, including delivering NHS Health Checks. You will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of individuals to become active participants in their self-care and connect people to agencies for practical and emotional support.
In return we offer 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata), free membership to both gyms based across 2 sites (The Lemington Centre and The Health Resource Centre in Benwell), and the opportunity to work for a friendly and positive organisation that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives.
To apply please download an application pack from www.healthworksnewcastle.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-us/
Closing Date: Midday on Monday 28 June 2021
Applications by CV will not be considered
Healthworks is committed to taking positive and proactive steps to ensure that we provide a safe and caring environment, free from discrimination, for everyone in our community.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Healthworks is proud to be a smoke free workforce.