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Health Improvement Advisor - Tobacco Dependency (Maternity)

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Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby
Salary details
Grade 7 £24,958 - £26,871 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
09 June 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Derbyshire County Councils Public Health Department to support the delivery of a new Integrated Care System (ICS) programme - Tobacco Dependency Treatment. We are looking to appoint a Health Improvement Advisor to deliver Tobacco Dependency Treatment to pregnant women and partners/household members who are receiving care from Royal Derby Hospital. 

This is a unique opportunity to join a new, dynamic, and growing service which is looking for individuals with a passion and ability for supporting people to stop smoking. The posts will be based at Royal Derby Hospital working alongside maternity healthcare professionals.

You will require excellent communication and listening skills, with a knowledge of behaviour change and a good understanding of factors affecting health. You will require experience of working independently and as part of a team. A good level of IT literacy will also be required to maintain accurate client records. Knowledge and experience of tobacco dependency would be advantageous for this role.

The roles will include working 5 days of 7 and include evening and weekend working. For further information about the roles and responsibilities, please see the job and personal profile. Please use the job and personal profile requirements as headings in the section ‘suitability for the job’.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata). Grade dependant.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

If you have a passion to make a difference, please contact Dee Thornhill 07812473066 or Charlotte Goodlad 07971655876 for a confidential and informal discussion about the roles

Derbyshire County Council at this time do not possess a visa sponsorship licence, and as a result, we are unable to review applications from individuals who do not possess the right to work in the UK. If you believe that your visa status enables you to work in the UK independently, please provide your share code and date of birth upon application and we will conduct the necessary checks to confirm status.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here


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