Secondary Care Tobacco Dependency Advisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/06/2024 23:59
Starting Salary £24,338 per annum
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
9 Jun
Further Information
Secondary Care Tobacco Dependency Advisor
37 hours per week
Starting Salary £24,338 per annum
Salary Scale £24,338 - £25,635 per annum

Part of Adult Wellbeing Services, the Treating Tobacco Dependency Service aims to address smoking prevalence and promote smoking cessation within secondary care settings across County Durham and Darlington. Working in University Hospital North Durham and Darlington Memorial Hospital the service provides patients with smoking cessation brief intervention advice and tailored support, including quit aids and encourages them to initially adhere to smoke free legislation while in hospital and ultimately to stop smoking when returning to their community.

We are looking to appoint someone who has attained the following attributes as a minimum:

• Is hard working, flexible and compassionate with a positive outlook and caring disposition

• Has first class communication and engagement skills to ensure success when working with clients in a variety of settings

• Has provided behavioural support and treatment in relation to tobacco
smoking or an equivalent service

• Is able to work in partnership with a number of agencies and organisations, particularly in secondary care

• Is passionate about reducing health inequalities and has a good knowledge of smoking prevalence across County Durham and Darlington

The successful candidate will be primarily based at Darlington Memorial Hospital and will be ward based, working alongside health care professionals. Some weekend work will be required and will be shared across the team. If you are passionate about addressing health inequalities, smoking cessation and want to help local people quit, we’d love to hear from you.

To book an informal discussion with Bobby Hewitson, Project Development Manager please email bobby.hewitson@pcp.uk.net

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 9th June 2024 at midnight
Please note
This job is closed for applications.