HEALTH EDUCATOR

Recruiter
Ingeus
Location
Redhill
Salary
12480.0000
Posted
05 Feb 2017
Closes
05 Mar 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

A leading welfare to work provider are looking for experienced facilitators and trainers with either a health improvement, lifestyle and wellbeing or healthcare background.

The role is will be on a part time basis, approximately 18 hours per week and will be a fixed term contract for 12 months

The role will involve delivering training across a wide variety of locations across Surrey, however travel expenses will be covered.

You will be part of a team delivering the pioneering National Healthier You Programme to people identified as being at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

The programme involves delivering an accredited evidence based course of sessions to referred patients promoting and facilitating behavioural and lifestyle changes.

We require a variety of sessional roles to ensure the programme delivers morning, afternoon and evening sessions.

Training will be provided before starting and your time to attend training will be paid.

Responsibilities

? To deliver the Healthier You curriculum to participants in an area, ensuring participants achieve and experience the right learning outcomes

? Facilitating group sessions effectively and ensuring the required number are delivered each month.

? To work as part of a team to effectively deliver the Healthier You sessions according to the curriculum and using the appropriate resources.

? To manage group dynamics and support collaborative working

? Adhere to organisation programme policies, including participant confidentiality and rights to privacy, safety and dignity at all times

? To participate in peer to peer personal development and reflection by giving and receiving feedback on performance as an Educator

? To be prepared to study using development workbooks, curriculum and training materials and preparing for sessions

? To carry out self-evaluation after delivery of every Healthier You education course

? To participate in the Healthier You Training and Quality Development Framework.


Essential:

Must be a car owner, have a clean driving licence and able to store the materials required to deliver the sessions.

? Previous experience of facilitating group training and workshops, ideally in preventative health, public health or health awareness

? Some knowledge and awareness of and an interest in diabetes

? Effective communication skills: written and verbal

? Outstanding training, educational and presentation skills; being able to develop a good rapport with participants

? Demonstrate respect and value the contribution of others as trainers, educators or participants

? Motivated to encourage others and act as a champion to support the improvement of their health and wellbeing

? Ability to act as a team player and to work within a group setting

? Motivation and commitment to fulfill responsibilities

? Demonstrate commitment to ongoing personal development with the ability to self-evaluate activities and accept, give and build on feedback

? Abide by confidentiality at all times

Desirable:

? Registered healthcare professional, employed by a healthcare organisation or currently providing diabetes care

? A relevant City and Guilds Level 3 Health Trainer or equivalent NVQ and/or relevant Public Health qualifications i.e. Association for Nutrition and Exercise Professionals Reps Level 3 or 4.

? Physical activity qualification

? Formal training related to teaching, counselling or group leadership

? Attended/observed an Expert Patient Programme (EPP) or similar course

? Undergraduate degree in a health or counselling subject (health psychology, public health, nutrition and exercise science, health promotion, nursing)

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