Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

Location: Airlie Medical Practice

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 19 January 2022

Salary: £25,801 Per Annum (FTE) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

Specific Hours: Part Time

Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

 Job Details

Job Title

Health & Wellbeing Practitioner

Line Manager

Health & Wellbeing Lead Practitioner

 

 

Salary

£25,801 FTE

Plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

Department

Health & Wellbeing

Directorate

Health & Wellbeing

Location

Airlie Medical Practice, Leven, Fife, KY8 3RS

Hours

Part time

FTE

Up to 0.33 FTE 

 

 

We are looking for a part time Practitioner to join Thistle’s National Wellbeing team on a fixed term basis until end January 2022 (*with the potential for extension, subject to funding). This post is located in Airlie Medical Practice, Leven, Fife.

  • Are you a health and social care practitioner with experience of supporting people living with Long Term physical and mental health conditions to self-manage?
  • 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?

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

The post holder will:

  • Deliver holistic one-to-one and group based self-management support to young people and adults living with long term health condition(s) referred from Airlie Medical Practice Primary Care team
  • Practice persistent engagement to help people who struggle to receive support.
  • Deliver a peer development programme by supporting local peer volunteers to set up new self management supports in the community.
  • Use a monitoring, evaluation and reporting framework to learn and develop practice.
  • Develop strong working relationships with the teams working within Airlie Medical Practice and develop and maintain links with community supports we signpost people to.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 5 pm.

Interview will take place online on Thursday 27th January 2022.

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

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