HEALTH PROMOTION OFFICER - WORKPLACE TEAM

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Windygates
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
19 Jun 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
FIFE WIDE DIVISION
CAMERON HOSPITAL, WINDYGATES
HEALTH PROMOTION OFFICER – WORKPLACE TEAM
REF NO: FW620/03/18LB
FIXED TERM FOR 21 MONTHS
SALARY: 26,830 - £35,933 PRO RATA
BAND 6 - HOURS: 18.75

The Health Promotion Service lead on approaches and services which maintain and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities. This covers the life course, early years and children, adults and older adults.

We are recruiting 1 part-time Health Promotion Officer. Working as part of the Workplace Team you will work directly with colleagues in the Health Promotion Service and in partnership with colleagues from Health & Social Care, NHS Fife and Fife Council, plus a range of third and voluntary sector partners.

A key feature of this job will be to promote and deliver aspects of the Single Gateway Pilot Project in Fife. This Pilot Project aims to provide quicker, more effective access to a range of existing, funded, health and work support services.

You will have particular responsibility for:

• Providing specialist advice and expertise on stimulating action to promote health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities across Fife.
• Support the Workplace team in their delivery of national and local strategies through co-ordination, delivery and facilitation of core service delivery, projects and events in line with the Workplace team work plan. This will include work relating to Healthy Working Lives and Single Gateway programmes.
• To maintain the awareness of Health Promotion Service, Workplace team and relevant programmes through marketing, communications and partnership working.
• Working with communities and staff working in the voluntary, private and statutory sector to build community capacity to improve the health and wellbeing of local populations.
• Consultation and community engagement.

You will have a wide range of experience in delivering evidence based interventions. You will be required to demonstrate your knowledge and experience of health promotion theory and action and the impact of inequalities on health. You will be required to demonstrate effective engagement strategies and approaches of working in the community in a collaborative manner.

You should be Educated to degree level or equivalent significant experience in Health Promotion, Public Health, Community Development or Health, Safety and Wellbeing setting.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26th June 2018.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

Informal Enquiries: Email Ruth Bennett () or talk to Ruth on Telafter receiving an application pack.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 29TH MAY 2018

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