Community / Outreach Stop Smoking Advisor

Job details

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: ecruitment@solutions4health.co.uk

Job Summary

Some weekend and evening work will be required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Explain principles of Stop Smoking Services to clients to help aid their quit attempt.
  2. Motivate and empower clients to make behaviour changes.
  3. Understanding the needs of the outreach services
  4. Deliver a client-led treatment plan in concordance with national and local guidelines, effectively and professionally dealing with the issue of the quit attempt until it is resolved.
  5. This will include CO monitoring, the completion of accurate data to comply with Russell standards, and a comprehensive account of weekly interventions.
  6. Deliver one to one, drop in or group sessions to clients within local communities.
  7. Provide a service throughout a diverse range of community settings in outreach
  8. Monitor outcomes of treatment programmes set for individual clients for their effectiveness.
  9. Potentially be required to work with complex health needs in relation to behaviour change.
  10. Develop new service initiatives with the service manager
    Develop and maintain close working relationships with key stakeholders and partners.
  11. Have a driving licence and willing to drive to clinics.
  12. To actively participate in promotional events.
  13. Carry out any other duties that relate to this post.

Essential

  1. Be able to work under pressure and multi-task
  2. Be able to work independently
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  4. Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines and targets
  5. Ability to work occasional evenings/weekends (depending on the business needs)
  6. Clean driving licence and owns a vehicle that is fully functioning which be can used when and if the need arises.

Desirable

  1. Experience in smoking cessation advice or equivalent health improvement environment, however we are willing to accept those with experience within the following fields; health promotion, sales, retail, hospitality or a community based smoking cessation service.
  2. Educated to degree level or equivalent with relevant knowledge/experience in a health promotion environment.
  3. Relevant IT skills-proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel and Word