Illicit Tobacco Education Officer
Post Ref: WYJS: 032-21
Salary Scale: WY06 Indicative Grade
£24,982 - £27,041 per annum (£12,491 - £13,520 pro rata)
18.5 hours a week
Externally funded 12 months fixed term contract, with potential to extend for 2nd year
Based in Morley, Leeds
Part of West Yorkshire Joint Services, West Yorkshire Trading Standards is an exciting and fast paced organisation serving five District Councils within West Yorkshire – Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield.
The role is based in the Cheap and Illicit Tobacco Team, which works in partnership with other agencies to tackle the supply of illegal tobacco across West Yorkshire
The postholder will be a proactive member of the West Yorkshire Tackling Illegal Tobacco programme, focussing on raising awareness and gaining behavioural insights in communities (both public and professionals) on illegal tobacco in order to prevent its use and reduce the supply and demand for illegal tobacco in West Yorkshire. The role includes developing and delivering interactive and accessible educational sessions, workshops and awareness raising activities relating to the impact of cheap and illicit tobacco on health and local communities.
If you are highly motivated and want to work in a team that delivers excellent service, making a difference to West Yorkshire communities, and are experienced in partnership working, community engagement and delivering training, we would like to hear from you. In return for your hard work and commitment to the Service, you can expect a number of benefits as an employee of West Yorkshire Joint Services. These include flexible and agile working and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Closing date: Monday 25th October 2021 - 5pm
For further information and to apply for this vacancy please visit our website https://www.wyjs.org.uk/work-for-us/
West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer where employees can enjoy a range of benefits in the salary package including a pension scheme, and holiday allowance.