13 Jan

Health Improvement Advisor Jobs Vacancy at Livewell Southwest Cic Plymouth

Health Improvement Advisor
Livewell Southwest Cic
Plymouth ENG
13 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Livewell Southwest Cic Plymouth urgently required following position for Health Improvement Advisor. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Health Improvement Advisor Jobs Vacancy at Livewell Southwest Cic Plymouth Jobs Details:

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Health Improvement Advisor

Job Reference: 832-2018-AC-734

Livewell Southwest CIC

Mount Gould Hospital


£16,968 to £19,852 pa, pro-rata

Livewell Southwest is an award winning provider of NHS health and social care services in Plymouth and NHS community health services in South Hams and West Devon. Quality care is at the heart of our philosophy to help keep people safe, well and at home.

A leader in integrated care, we continue to innovate our services into multidisciplinary teams shaped around our localities. As a social enterprise, we offer excellent terms and conditions and future career development opportunities. Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City offering culture and excellent travel links.

Please be aware that some posts will form part of a harmonisation process which will affect both the terms and conditions and pay - please refer to individual vacancies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Wellbeing Team at Livewell Southwest for a Health Improvement Advisor. You will assist in providing a professional, quality and customer-focused health improvement service for Livewell Southwest. We are looking for someone who is passionate about engaging with communities and individuals about improving their lifestyles.

The postholder will collaborate with partners agencies to communicate key public health messages to relevant population groups and communities. The role will require excellent communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. The postholder should enjoy helping people on a one to one basis and engaging with people at events and roadshows.

The ideal candidate should have some experience of community engagement, partnership work and working within the context of public health. We are looking for people who are keen to learn and already possess good computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Outlook, Excel and Word and working in a public facing environment.

Livewell Southwest values its staff and makes investment in their development a priority. Currently we offer the following development opportunities for staff:
  • A minimum of three days protected CPD for registered staff
  • Development pathways for unregistered staff from apprentice to bands 2, 3 and 4 and for registered staff in bands 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Leadership programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Medicines Management, leg Ulcer Management and Assessment Training
  • Access and funding for training including Care Certificate, Assistant Practitioners Course and Scholarship Into Nurse Training
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • An induction programme tailored to your needs
  • Relocation package may be considered for the right candidate for certain roles
Rewards and benefits
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions - often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme and competitive Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows and/or Government Pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Lease car scheme (available after satisfactory completion of probation)
  • Cycle to work scheme (available after satisfactory completion of probation)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • School holiday childcare subsidies
  • Multiple flexible working options
Livewell Southwest can allow existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme to continue their membership when they join the organisation.

All Livewell Southwest staff are expected to able and willing to work across a 7 day service.

Job share(s) considered.

Please be advised to thoroughly read all recruitment documentation to ensure you are fully aware of the post's requirements and to judge whether you meet the essential criteria.

Note for internal applicants:
Applications must not be submitted by internal applicants who are currently subject to the (informal or formal) poor performance, absence management Stage 2, or disciplinary procedures or have extant warnings (including verbal) for misconduct; without prior permission of the Head of Human Resources.

Please refer to Livewell Southwest's Terms & Conditions of Employment with regard to declaring a disability.

Livewell Southwest reserves the right to withdraw an advertised post at anytime.

Important: Livewell Southwest will not be responsible for system errors, whether as a result of user error or of a failing of NHSjobs; we are unable to accept late applications. Please do not log off immediately after submitting your application and ensure to await automated confirmation of receipt.

If you are shortlisted for this post WE WILL CONTACT YOU BY EMAIL with details of your interview and you will need to confirm your attendance by return. Therefore it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account, go to 'My Applications'.

Important - You will be informed of interview arrangements via your NHS Jobs email account; a notification will also be automatically forwarded to your personal email address as specified on your application form.

All on-line information and documents are available in alternative formats, including Braille and large font, upon request from the Recruitment Team via ( or .

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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Jane Bullard - Health Improvement Manager or Mandy Luffman - Wellbeing Team

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Additional documentation

  • CQC Announcement LSW
  • DBS Update Service
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Livewell Southwest Pre-employment Checks
  • Message from the CEO LWSW
  • Rewards & Benefits - June 2017
Further links

  • Devon Tourism
  • Livewell Southwest Website
  • Living and working in Plymouth
  • Opportunities in Livewell Southwest
  • Visit South West Guide
  • Working With Us video
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