Health Improvement Officer

Employer
Leicestershire County Council
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£33,558-£36,231
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Sector
Corporate Services, Communications, Health and Social Care
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Health Improvement Team in Public Health at Leicestershire County Council.  The role will join 2 other Health Improvement Officers and aid on the development and delivery of health promotion/ improvement programmes, with the aim of reducing health inequalities.
  
The role will involve working with partners both external and internal to deliver Public Health programmes and supporting the operational commissioning of projects.  The role will work accross various health disciplines that include mental health, sexual health and maternal health, as well as leading on the operational duties of the Healthy Tots and Healthy Schools programmes across Leicestershire.  A flexible and adaptable approach with the ability to cope in a busy environment is required for this role. 
  
Leicestershire County Council operate smarter working options, where this role is available as a combination of both office and home working.
  
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Developing, faciliating and leading partnership development 
  • Project planning and management 
  • Knowledge around health inequalities 
  • Strong communciation skills with the ability to negiotiate and influence
  • Ability to take action and work to a degree of autonomy 

  
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
  
For informal enquires please contact Melissa Maiden, Senior Health Improvement Officer Tel: 0116 305 0665 Email: melissa.maiden@leics.gov.uk  
    
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
  
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

  
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