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Health Improvement Worker (LLBD Hub) (2 Posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 5 £19,204 - £19,650 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
30 October 2022
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Live Life Better Derbyshire (LLBD) supports people to identify their holistic health and wellbeing needs, and provides weight management, smoking cessation, and physical activity services across Derbyshire.

The Live Life Better Derbyshire Hub team are now looking to recruit two Health Improvement Workers to predominantly support the work of the LLBD Hub team. The LLBD Hub is the first point of contact for all referrals into the service, as well as general enquiries from clients, referrers, partners and staff. The LLBD Hub is also the contact point for both the National Child Measurement Programme and LLBD Health Check queries and bookings.

Health Improvement Workers supporting the hub will contribute to the delivery of the LLBD service by supporting clients over the phone to identify and address their health and wellbeing needs, and by assisting with the various referral processing pathways within the hub team.

These posts will be predominately based within the LLBD Hub Team. Working within a very busy office based in Matlock, the successful candidate will require a good level of IT literacy including proficient use of Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel and Outlook along with the ability to adapt to bespoke databases. The ability to use Microsoft Office 365 and its associated applications would be an advantage. It is also essential that the successful candidate has excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of clients being aware of barriers that may prevent a lifestyle change. Due to the nature of the service the successful candidate must demonstrate the ability and commitment to undertaking a comprehensive range of duties as well as demonstrating flexibility in order to meet the demands of the service. There may at times be a need to work out in the Derbyshire community.

There are currently two positions available with the following hours:

Position One:  37 hours:

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 – 18:00

Friday: 10:00 - 17:30


Position Two: 37 hours:

Monday – Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00

Friday: 09:00 – 16:30

When applying for the post please ensure you evidence how you meet each point on the essential criteria within the suitability for job section of the application form.

If you require further information about the role, please contact Jenny Earnshaw on 07966 153478 / jenny.earnshaw@derbyshire.gov.uk or Sharron Charlton on 01629 535755 / sharron.charlton@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: Week Commencing 7 November 2022

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.

Due to this post having administrative privileges within the Council’s IT systems, and in order to comply with the Public Services Network requirements, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic criminal record 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.