Lifestyle & Uptake Officer

Expiring today

Location
Sandwell, West Midlands
Salary
£20,903 - £24,491 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2020
Closes
24 Nov 2020
Ref
SAND000004929
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Healthy Sandwell is a vibrant, efficient and highly regarded team that delivers a frontline customer focussed Public Health service centred around motivational and behaviour change support and advice that has a direct impact on improving the health and wellbeing of residents. 

We are highly committed to provide a professional service face to face or over the phone support and advice covering a variety of health and lifestyle services.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual ready to be part of the team in the journey to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Sandwell, ensuring childrenoung people and families at the heart of everything we do.

About You:

  • Significant experience working in public health social care settings
  • Demonstrable experience of decision making on health and wellbeing enquiries
  • Knowledge and awareness of social determinants of health and health inequalities
  • Have some understanding of the barriers to healthy lifestyle and taking up services
  • Experience of working across organisational and management boundaries to achieve improved outcomes for Public Health
  • Good communication skills and ability to build positive relationships
  • Excellent level of customer care experience and skills
  • Experience of working under pressure whilst meeting tight timescales and deadlines.
  • Ability to use MECC’s approach to encourage and support a change in behaviour
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi task
  • Experience of maintaining good records
  • Demonstrable knowledge on data protection and best practice for compliance, confidentiality and respect the sensitive nature of the patient and client information.
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations involving behavioural change
  • Ability to work unsocial hours including evenings and weekends (sometimes at short notice)

Requirements: 

  • GCSE’s in English and Maths or equivalent level of education
  • A standard DBS check is required for this role

This post is fixed term for 12 months.

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

Hours 

37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

Supporting documents
Personnel Specification
Job Description
Information for Applicants