Stop Smoking Practitioner – Mental Health and Vulnerable Groups

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 Mental Health conditions and those from vulnerable groups.  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 Community Stop Smoking Practitioners, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, North Staffordshire Combined NHS Trust, Sexual Health, Drug and Alcohol services and other 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 in mental health, vulnerable groups 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 with patients who have mental health conditions and those in vulnerable groups.
  • Have the ability to deliver training specifically around smoking cessation and mental health/vulnerable groups.
  • 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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