Health Promotion Practitioner
Up to 37 hours per week
£18,991 per annum (pro rata) (pay award pending)
Permanent subject to funding
Healthworks is one of the largest charities working with local communities across the North East to tackle health inequalities and improve health, wellbeing and life outcomes. Our work has been nationally recognised as making an outstanding contribution to the health and well-being of local communities by the King’s Fund.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and dedicated Health Promotion Practitioner to work within the Health Promotion Team promoting the wellbeing of the community, encourage healthy lifestyles and to promote the uptake of children and family services within Newcastle.
Provide information, advice and guidance about childhood and family services in venues throughout the area
Sign post families to the wider Family Partner offer within the area where appropriate
Support volunteer involvement, particular encouraging parents to engage with the local activities to enable them to have their say in how services are shaped and delivered.
Provide relevant sessions using group work skills to encourage people to gain confidence, increase self-esteem and develop their skills
Contribute to and support the programme of children and young people activities across the city
You will be an enthusiastic individual, motivated to use your skills to make a real difference for our clients and families. You will be passionate about supporting the rights and needs for children and their families / carers.
We know how important our team is to the amazing work that we do in our local communities. So in return we offer;
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Free membership to both our gyms
Training and development opportunities
The opportunity to work for a friendly and positive organisation that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives.
We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
We are committed to taking positive and proactive steps to ensure that we provide a safe and caring environment, free from discrimination for everyone.
Interested in applying?
To apply please download an application pack from www.healthworksnewcastle.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-us/
If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Stacey Nash or Julie Stephens on 0191 2641959.
Closing Date: Midday on Wednesday 18 May 2022
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CV’s