Stop Smoking Practitioner – Long Term Health Conditions and Outpatients

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2025

Exciting opportunities are available for 2 experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic, and motivated Stop Smoking Practitioners to support those with Long Term Health Conditions and those receiving support from Outpatients.  This role will contribute to the provision of our Stop Smoking service, delivered across the county of Staffordshire.

The main functions of this role are:

  • Be responsible for supporting the Stop Smoking service to deliver and develop the programme throughout Staffordshire.
  • To delivery face to face and virtual appointments for all those eligible for the Stop Smoking service, using behaviour change techniques to promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • To work with Tobacco Dependency Advisors, Community Stop Smoking Practitioners, Outpatient departments and  stakeholders to increase referrals and reduce health inequalities.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to be flexible and work under pressure to achieve service delivery targets.
  • At least a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within long term health conditions and health care settings.
  • Have experience with one to one or group delivery of a service provision.
  • Be able to demonstrate putting service users first and delivering a high-quality service.
  • Have knowledge of the risks and harms of smoking to those with long term health conditions.
  • Have the ability to deliver training specifically around smoking cessation and long term conditions/outpatient referrals.
  • Have knowledge of public health policy, the wider determinants of health and health promotion, relating to long term health condition.

Is this role for you?

If you are and would like to be part of an innovative and ambitious team, we would very much like to hear from you.

You should have an outstanding record, excellent communication skills, and a focus on detail and quality.

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

Closing date: April 19, 2024 5:00 pm
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