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Health Improvement Advisor

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

It’s an exciting era at Chesterfield Royal Hospital with a new Health and Wellbeing Hub funded through the Chesterfield Royal Hospital Charity almost complete. It will provide a holistic space for colleagues to access the array of health and wellbeing services that the Trust and Joined Up Care Derbyshire has to offer for our colleagues. We are looking for 0.6 Health Improvement Advisors (Band 4) to support the planning and delivery of the services and activities that will operate out of the Hub. You will work alongside other colleagues who support the Trusts Health and Wellbeing Services. These roles will embed a high impact, inclusive and engaging health and wellbeing programme which supports our people and support the delivery of high-quality patient care. We want you to be passionate about our people, our patients and their families, and the public service we provide. We encourage people with a wide range of experience whether in the public or corporate sector to apply who can bring your experience, qualifications and knowledge with a can-do attitude to join the team. We are firmly rooted in the founding principles of the NHS and have built on this by “Leading the Chesterfield Way” and with our Proud to CARE values: Compassion, Ambition, Respect and Encouragement. Working hours will initially be 4.30-9pm Monday to Friday, with potential for additional hours to fulfil service requirements. We will therefore be happy to explore job share and casual hours for this vacancy. Main duties of the job Support the day-to-day operations of the Health and Wellbeing Hub and the programming of H&W services within this, maximising the facilities usage. Day to day support of membership systems, inductions and client programmes and opportunity engagement protocols. Responsible for managing and maintaining health and fitness equipment. Working with the Workforce Health and Wellbeing Lead and Senior HIA to develop and implement health and wellbeing programmes, including inclusive physical activity opportunities and wider determinants of health. Support Trust Wellbeing Champions. Support the implementation of the Trust’s and the Integrated Care Systems (ICS) Wellbeing ambitions, including leading the delivery of physical activity services against set KPIs and ensuring responsiveness to the needs of colleagues. Design and deliver a range of physical activity and wellbeing interventions that meets the needs of our Health and Social Care Colleagues. As these are facility-based roles the successful applicants will be required to a work a shift pattern (between 4:30-9pm currently Monday to Friday). With potential for this to expand once the services become embedded. You will be required to work from the Chesterfield Royal Hospital site. Working for our organisation Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a well performing Foundation Trust serving a population of around 441,000 across the Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, North Amber Valley, High Peak and North East Derbyshire districts. With a workforce of around 5,000 staff and good financial control, currently operating with a positive financial surplus and was recently rated “Good” by the CQC following their latest inspection in February 2017. Supporting over 5,700 colleagues across the Trust and DSFS. These facilities will house our peer support services, a fitness suite, studio space and multi-functional room space. The roles we are looking to recruit will provide the activities and services to support colleagues health and wellbeing. Detailed job description and main responsibilities Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of this post. Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria Level 3 or equivalent in a physical health, wellbeing or related subject or Clinical Qualification (Current NMC/HCPC or CIMSPA registration at practitioner level) A L3 Physical Activity/Fitness qualifications or similar (minimum CIMSPA Level 4) (Formerly REPS) Desirable criteria CIMSPA Membership CIMSPA Endorsed Level 4 in GP Exercise or referral First Aid Qualification Mental Health First Aid Qualification Group exercise qulaifications Experience Essential criteria Experience of delivering health and wellbeing services within Health, Leisure, Fitness, Sport or Physical Activity sector with appropriate fitness industry knowledge Experience of delivering Group Exercise (Personal Trainer, Exercise to music and GP Referral desirable) Experience of developing and implementing wellbeing and physical activity interventions for a range of stakeholders Desirable criteria Knowledge and experience of system / multisite working. Skills Essential criteria Ability to work a shift pattern to fulfil service needs. Ability to motivate others to achieve their goals and support positive behaviour change Prioritises problems, assesses associated risks and takes appropriate action within the specialist area of practice Must be highly focused, very goal driven and able to adapt to change Flexible Working If you’re looking for flexible or predictable working arrangements, please speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate this. If it works for our service and patients, we will do our best to make it work for you. COVID19 Vaccination Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to ensuring the safety of all our staff and patients therefore encourages and supports staff to be vaccinated against COVID19 as this remains the best line of defence against the virus. UK Points-based immigration system Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from 1 January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here Work in the UK – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, you may be eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead, which is cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge. Communications Communications throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and Trac account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form. If you require any support in completing the application form, please do not hesitate to contact the HR Support Services team on 01246 513177 and we will be happy to provide assistance. Please see the attached documents and links in relation to working for Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In particular, the general conditions of employment and benefits of working for the trust. This role is part of the integrated health and social care community across Derbyshire, where there are many opportunities to work across different locations and providers developing new and different skills. Whilst this role is initially based in Chesterfield there may be future opportunities to be based at different locations within the health and social care community which we may talk to you about in the future.



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Thu 11th May, 2023



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