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Lanarkshire Weight Management Service Workforce Education ; Profession - Carluke, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom,

The postholder has responsibility for a portfolio of health improvement programmes across one locality or topic area with the overall aim of improving health and reducing health inequalities in line with the Local Delivery Plan, Single Outcome Agreement, and other locally and nationally identified health priorities.

The post holder has responsibility for the development and delivery of this portfolio of programmes under the direction of the Unit Health Improvement Team Leader/Senior Health Promotion Officer. The post holder is required to provide health improvement support, training and advice to colleagues and partners, providing programme management and where appropriate, staff management.

The postholder is responsible for establishing and sustaining relationships internally within NHS Lanarkshire and with key external partners and stakeholders to promote health improvement and address inequalities in health.

Working within the NHS and with partner agencies the post holder will primarily lead the development and implementation of Health Improvement programmes in line with NHS Lanarkshire strategies and local health needs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • The post holder must be qualified to degree standard.
  • The post holder should have or be working towards a postgraduate qualification or have the equivalent knowledge and experience that demonstrates an understanding of health improvement/ health promotion/public health at postgraduate level

Plus experience of:

Health Promotion/Public Health/Health ImprovementPartnership working and negotiation skills Contribution to policy implementationBudget monitoring Proven track record in the delivery of Health Improvement/Public Health projects


  • Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of appropriate public health competencies Local and National Policies and Strategies that affect the health of the population

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