Healthy Lifestyle Practitioner – Staffordshire

Full-time and Part-time roles available

Exciting entry level opportunities are available to join our Healthy Lifestyle and NHS Health Check Team. The role will have a special interest in delivering NHS Health Checks and supporting health promotion within the Healthy Communities Integrated Lifestyle Service in Staffordshire. 

NHS Health Checks offer support for eligible adults through preventative screening which includes taking blood pressure, finger prick blood tests for cholesterol and blood glucose, discussing lifestyle habits (physical activity, smoking, alcohol, diet etc), and identifying the need for referral either into our own Tier 2 lifestyle and prevention services, community service signposting and/or for further clinical assessment. The service aims to identify and support those at risk of a range of vascular diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, dementia, and kidney disease.

The ideal candidate will be based at one of our Staffordshire bases nearest to their home address, however the candidate need to be open to travel across Staffordshire to support the delivery of the Health Checks. Clinics run from 09:00 – 20:00 hours Monday – Saturday

This position will require the successful applicant to be competent working alone as well as with others. You will be responsible for the front-line delivery of the service and supporting clients on a one-to-one basis. You will be responsible for maintaining and replenishing your own equipment and communicating across the team and with the Healthy Adulthood Manager to ensure a quality service is delivered.

This can be a fast-paced role and will require a pro-active, versatile approach and can-do attitude to succeed. You must be able to manage your appointment time and be able to respond quickly to change. Additional duties may include admin support, one to one patient support calls and other events promotion.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have strong time management, empathy, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to take responsibility for own quality delivery needs and provide proactive communication.
  • Have experience of, or a strong interest in delivering NHS Health Checks or public health service delivery.
  • Display an awareness of key health messages around the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and managing key risk factors: smoking cessation, diet, physical activity, social isolation, weight management and alcohol consumption.
  • A competent individual who enjoys working at community events both indoor and outdoor.
  • Ideally possess a minimum of 1 year experience working in community-based services or public health.
  • Training will be provided however a nutrition or other health degree (or equivalent) is advantageous.
  • Applicants with other health qualifications or degrees may be considered for split service roles.

For more information and to download the job description please visit our website  and email your CV and supporting statement to [email protected]

Closing date:   28th February 2023     Interviews: TBC       Please note: Interviews will be held in person

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Everyone Health is an equal opportunities employer and an Investors in People organisation, who is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.  All applicants will be required to undertake checks and references prior to appointment.

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