Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

Location: Midlothian GP Practices

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 25 June 2021

Salary: £25,245.96 Per Annum (pro rata)

Specific Hours: Various - Full & Part Time

Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

 Job Details

Job Title

Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

Line Manager

Health & Wellbeing Lead Pracitioner




£25,245.96 FTE


Health & Wellbeing


Health & Wellbeing


Midlothian GP Practices







Thistle are looking for several Practitioners to join our team on initially a fixed term basis (until October 2022). These posts are available on a full time and part time basis, and are located within Midlothian GP Practices.

  • Are you a health and social care practitioner with experience of supporting people to self manage living with Long Term physical and mental Health Conditions?
  • Do you cope well supporting vulnerable people who experience significant psychosocial barriers and health inequalities?
  • Do you believe people have strengths, are resilient and are experts in their own lives?
  • Do you thrive working autonomously in the community setting?
  • Do you have good solution focused coaching and group facilitation skills?
  • Do you possess the self-belief and courage to influence change in the world around you?

If you do, then we would like to hear from you!

We are looking to recruit Practitioners to work within Thistle’s Midlothian Health and Wellbeing Team. The post holders will:

  • Deliver holistic one-to-one and group based self-management support to people living with long term health condition(s) across Midlothian and remotely to people living across Scotland
  • Work with a team of practitioners to deliver our Midlothian GP contract
  • Practice persistent engagement to help people who struggle to receive  support
  • Support volunteers/paid peer supporters who have lived experience of long-term conditions and are supporting the Health and Wellbeing team.
  • Use a monitoring, evaluation and reporting framework to learn  and develop practice
  • Develop and maintain links with referrers and services and supports we signpost people

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 25th June 2021.

  • Stage 1 of the recruitment process will take place online on Tuesday 6th July.
  • Stage 2 will take place at Thistle hub on Thursday 8th July 2021.

Thistle Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Successful applicants will be subject to a PVG check.

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