Band 6 Health And wellbeing officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary Up to £14.20 per hour
Published 6 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact HSCT NI Team
Job Ref chs0024_1551280355

Job Description

Grafton Recruitment has been appointed as HSCNI's number 1 recruitment provider for Admin, Clerical and Support Services.

Band 6 Health and Social well-being Improvement Officer

Role: Band 6 Health and Social well-being Improvement Officer

Rate of Pay: £14.20 per hour

Location: Public Health Agency - Linenhall Street

Hours: 37.5 Hours

Duration: ASAP - December 2019

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of regional or local plans in response to identified needs and strategic priorities.
  • Lead on identified specialist health improvement issue(s) within local and regional plans.
  • Work closely with representatives of the Public Health Agency, The Executive Office (TEO), SBSIF Early Intervention Service Delivery Organisation (SDO), Health and Social Care Board, Local Commissioning Groups, HSC Trusts, service users, voluntary and community sector organisations to ensure the delivery of identified priorities.
  • Where appropriate take forward policy and service developments and improvement both locally and regionally, ensuring the active engagement of all stakeholders including the voluntary and community sectors.
  • Secure wider stakeholder involvement in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of health and social well-being improvement activities.
  • Be responsible for the coordination and delivery of appropriate evidence based training including the development of relevant health improvement training frameworks and appropriate quality standards.
  • Participate in local and regional planning / implementation groups as appropriate including assessing need, interpreting information, advising on effective practice and facilitating sub group meetings.
  • Secure the cooperation and agreement of PHA/HSC locality/theme leads to ensure the development of local plans which are complementary to regional plans and priorities.
  • Contribute as appropriate to the development / delivery of an all island action plan for health improvement.
  • Participate in the review of current recording of relevant health and social well-being initiatives to provide a baseline for further development of recording in a consistent manner across disciplines, sectors and geography.
  • Contribute to research and needs analysis and ensure that this is used to inform practice.
  • Review evidence of effective interventions and ensure that this informs and updates current practice on a regular basis.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant Degree or recognised professional qualification or equivalent qualification (NQF level 6) and a minimum of 2 years' experience of project / programme management within a health improvement, public health, nursing, education, community development or mental health environment


A minimum of 5 years' experience within a health improvement, public health, nursing, education, community development or mental health environment

  • Experience of engaging with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders including the voluntary and / or community sector.
  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment. This criteria will be waived in the case of applicants whose disability prohibits driving but who have access to a form of transport approved by the Organisation which will permit them to carry out the duties of the post

  • Effective communication skills to meet the needs of the post including report writing, making presentations.

  • Planning and organisational skills, including project / programme management

  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality and safe services and a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Demonstrate effective networking, influencing and facilitation skills

  • Conscientious and self-motivated, with proven ability to work on own initiative and also as part of a team and to perform to a high standard with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to adapt to workload pressures and timescales.

  • Knowledge and understanding of health and social well-being improvement, health inequalities, strategies and the benefits of effective policies and programmes.

  • Understanding of needs assessment and evidence based practice and ability to analyse and use data.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, e-mail and internet.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Kathy or Angie will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.


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