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Public Health Trainer

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Closed for applications on 17/09/2021 23:59
Grade I. (£32,234 - £34,728)
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Closing date:
17 Sep

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We are seeking to recruit to a newly established post of Public Health Trainer within our Public Health Team.

The role will have responsibility for the promotion, adaptation, delivery, and evaluation of a comprehensive ongoing Public Health training programme and will be expected to deliver brief advice training as required on a variety of subjects.

You will also deliver refresher training on the MECC (Making Every Contact Count) programme as required across all sectors in partnership with local communities, internal services, local businesses, and marginalised populations across Gateshead, whilst maintaining the principles of self-management, behaviour change and peer co-delivery to allow programme to be self-sustaining.

It is essential that you are a graduate in Health or Social Care related area, and have formal training in behaviour change intervention and National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training Competencies.

Experience in teaching and training across various sectors, developing training programmes and resources, including adapting delivery to suit a wide range of audiences and peer education and mentoring implementation are essential. You must also have experience of delivering behaviour change interventions.

You must have knowledge of teaching and training approaches and training standards required for wellness subjects, behaviour change and health improvement theory, community capacity building, asset based community development approaches, Making Every Contact Count Principles, behavioural risk factors.

Knowledge of the NHS Health Checks Training and Workforce Development Programme and Health, Social Care and third sector agencies, the impact of social inequality and poverty, wider determinants of health, services which can improve health are also a requirement of the post.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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