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Health Improvement Practitioner - Smoking Cessation

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18 Sep 2021

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Health Improvement Practitioner (Smoking Cessation) Band 5

(1 WTE/37.5hrs per week)

Fixed Term for 12 months

Secondments will be considered.

Job-share or part-time hours will be considered.

Please note on your application if you want to be considered for secondment, job-share or part-time. If you wish to apply for this as a secondment please discuss this with your current line manager in the first instance.

The post holder will be part of NHS Greater Glasgow & Clydes Quit Your Way team and will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of smoking cessation services in settings such as community, maternity, acute and mental health. The post holder will deliver intensive smoking cessation support working across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde providing expertise and advice through structured behavioural support on a one to one, telephone or group basis depending on current COVID restrictions, as well as recommendations for pharmacotherapy such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy or Varenicline. The post holder will also raise awareness of smoking cessation and the referral pathways across a range of NHS staff and community partners. The post holder will have a health related first degree or equivalent professional qualification and have completed the Public Health Scotland National Stop Smoking Adviser online and face to face training programme or equivalent. You should have recent experience in delivering smoking cessation support and knowledge of tobacco issues and health improvement.

Informal Contact: Geraldine Lucas, Hi Lead, Tel No: 0141 201 4890

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.
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