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  • Advertised from 14th May 2020
  • 2 year fixed term with option to extend subject to funding. 37 hours per week (Flexible, including evening/weekends on occasions)

Role

Healthy Valleys is a highly successful, community led health improvement organisation located in Lanark. We have a new opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team.

Healthy Valleys in partnership with NHS Lanarkshire requires to recruit the above post to develop and enhance the LWMS.

Working as part of the LWMS, the post holder will develop Healthy Schools Plus and the family engagement service arm of the Healthy Schools approach throughout Lanarkshire. Healthy Schools Plus delivers a framework for teachers, which outlines an approach to addressing unhealthy weight gain in childhood by guiding the planning, tracking & monitoring and evaluation of Health & Wellbeing education, based on Food & Health, Active Lifestyle and Healthy Lifestyle contexts for learning. Family involvement is essential to maximise programme opportunities and offer support to their children. The post will therefore focus on aligning existing community health & wellbeing programmes with the Healthy Schools Plus approach and engage families into these services.

Additionally, developing and co-ordinating projects within the LWMS, the post holder will also work in conjunction with NHS Lanarkshire and Healthy Valleys to ensure the successful delivery of the strategic vision for both organisations. This will include creating and developing effective partnerships, maintaining internal relationships as well as overseeing commissioned services.

The post is subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland check and the successful candidate will be based at Law House, Carluke, ML8 5EP. All applicants must have access to their own transport, have a clean driving license and business insurance.

Application notes

Application packs can be downloaded from our website

Closing date for applications – 12 noon on Friday 5th June 2020

Completed applications and equal opportunities forms should be submitted to: Pamela.McFarlane@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

Any enquiries regarding this post should be directed to: Martin Webb - Type II Diabetes & Adult Weight Management Programme Co-ordinator (LWMS), Martin.Webb@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk, Mobile: 07805 763 107.