Health Improvement Practitioner

NHS Western Isles

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Laxdale Court, Laxdale, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0GS HEALTH PROMOTION DEPARTMENT Health Improvement Practitioner Band 5 £22,218 - £28,746 per annum plus Distant Islands Allowance £975 37.5 hours per week Permanent Applications are invited for the above post based at Winfield Way, Balivanich. You will contribute to and advise on the development and implementation of specialist local health improvement programmes. The post will develop and maintain public health information and support structures, facilitate and provide training courses and maintain data collection systems. This post provides specialised health promotion support in activities aimed at promoting positive health and preventing ill health on a range of levels: individual, community, societal, organisational, structural/strategic, and in a specific setting e.g. NHS, community, schools, workplaces. This post would provide an ideal opportunity for a suitable person wishing to expand their experience of service development and partnership working. This post holder should be educated to degree level and have relevant experience in health improvement or public health, evidenced by a portfolio of work. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Colin Gilmour, Head of Health Improvement, on 01851 762017 or 01851704704 Ext 2017. The successful candidate will need to achieve the Mandatory Induction Standards for Healthcare Support Workers and comply with the Code of Conduct within three months of full time employment or up to six months for part time workers. For further information see This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027 or 762005. Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Tel: 01851 762027 or 762005. Closing Date: 5th December 2016 Ref: WI 1792 Interview Date: 15th December 2016

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