REACH South Sheffield are looking to employ a Health Practitioner – full time 35 hours per week
Salary £20189 pa (initially funded until March 2021, with the possibility of an extension after this date)
We are recruiting a dedicated and highly motivated Health Practitioner to work with local people to improve their health and wellbeing and link with groups and activities in the area. The role will focus on engaging with individuals in communities and offering them practical support to change their behaviour to achieve healthier lives through the provision of social prescriptions.
This role will be based in Lowedges and will cover Lowedges, Batemoor, Jordanthorpe, Beauchief and Greenhill. The post holder will work with community members, GPs, voluntary sector organisations and Sheffield City Council.
The post will contribute to tackling inequalities in health through promoting and supporting people to develop healthier behaviours and lifestyles in the context of their own local communities. It focuses on engaging with individuals in communities and offering them practical support to change their behaviour to achieve healthier lives through the provision of social prescriptions.
The ideal person will be a genuine self-starter with bags of energy, enthusiasm and creativity and with a background in voluntary or community work.
For an informal chat about the role please call Karen Minors on 0114 2398946. For an application pack please contact Karen Minors by email health.manager @gvcf.org.uk or call 0114 2398946
Closing date for applications: 24th January 2019 at 12noon
Interviews: likely to be week commencing 10th February 2020
Reach South Sheffield is a living wage employer