Health Trainer

Pioneering Care Partnership


£17957 per annum

Contract Type

Contract / Temporary


Full time

Closing date

Friday, 25 May, 2018 - 12:00


County Durham

Pioneering Care Partnership

Recruitment Advert

The Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP) is an award-winning North East charity whose mission is ‘Health, Well-being and Learning for All’.


Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD)

ROAD is an employment programme in County Durham funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. Working in partnership with 11 voluntary and community sector delivery Partners who are specialists in employment, health, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, ROAD will support 625 long term unemployed people into or towards employment. 

We are currently seeking a motivated and focused self-starter to join our successful team as a:

Health Trainer

Salary:                         Band 3, £17,957 per annum, rising to Band 4 £18,824 per annum, once qualified and competent

Hours:                         37.5 hours per week (job share may be considered), funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund

Location:                     Pioneering Care Partnership, Carers Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SF, with significant outreach work

Post:                            Fixed Term Contract Until July 2019


Job Purpose:


To work in a range of settings in County Durham to support a caseload of Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) Participants and provide them with 1:1 and group support, helping them overcome health barriers to employment. Working closely with Navigators to enable participants to address their barriers and realize their aspirations.


To provide a range of support and advice you will help each participant develop a tailored health action plan and monitor progress.


Key tasks:

  • Managing a caseload and maintaining regular supportive contact with each person.

  • Creating personal health action/activity plans with clients.

  • Developing and delivering group activities aimed at improving health or wellbeing.

  • Working with partners and pro-actively signposting clients onto other services.


    Key skills required:

  • The ability to independently travel across County Durham


For an application form and further information please contact the HR Department on:

Telephone:        (01325) 313133


Fax                (01325) 301129



Closing date for applications: Noon on 25th May 2018


We are an equal and diverse employer and particularly welcome applicants from groups who are currently underrepresented at PCP, such as males, people with sensory impairments and carers.