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Stop Smoking Practitioner

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: SEP20186039
  • Published: Thu 06/09/2018, 22:43 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 22:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: vacancy duration as Permanentand workpattern as Full Time.
  • Salary: 21255 - 26910 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Grays

Thurrock Healthy Lifestyle Service is part of Public Health and is an integrated provider of adult health improvement interventions supporting people to make healthier lifestyle choices, to help reduce their risk of ill health in later life. Services include stop smoking support, weight management programmes, and provision of NHS health checks, as well as referral into external services to enable individuals to make positive changes to their current lifestyle.

The successful candidate will be working as part of the team to support smokers within Thurrock in becoming smoke free. They will be responsible for providing stop smoking treatment in line with best practice guidance, using a combination of behavioural change techniques and pharmacological advice.

An ideal candidate for this role will have good interpersonal and communication skills and the following essential skills:

  • A minimum of 2-years’ experience in health/health promotion or closely related field
  • National Centre for Smoking Cessation Training (NCSCT) accredited practitioner certificate
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of physiological and psychological effects of smoking
  • Experience in the assessment, application and monitoring of behaviour change techniques to support a stop smoking attempt

To find out more please call Tina Lincoln on 0800 292 2299 or email tlincoln@thurrock.gov.uk.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required.

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the and the . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent , and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

How to Apply

Please apply online by clicking Apply. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk.

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: SEP20186039
  • Published: Thu 06/09/2018, 22:43 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 22:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: vacancy duration as Permanentand workpattern as Full Time.
  • Salary: 21255 - 26910 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Grays

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