Stop Smoking Advisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/12/2021 23:59
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Employment Location:
County Hall
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Closing date:
17 Dec
Further Information

We are looking for a highly motivated Stop Smoking Advisor to join our Stop Smoking Team in the Northumberland Integrated Wellbeing Service. This is a fixed term maternity cover post for 12 months.

Applicants will have excellent communication, organisational and planning skills to deliver stop smoking support across the county in line with National and local guidance and standards. The post holder will work flexibly to the needs of the service to include out of hours working and some countywide travel.

The stop smoking advisor will have experience as an intermediate advisor with knowledge of stop smoking theories and practice. The advisor will work independently and alongside the service stop smoking specialists to provide stop smoking support and treatment using evidence based methodology. Applicants will make a substantial contribution to the improvement of health and wellbeing of target groups and individuals in Northumberland who smoke by helping them to stop smoking.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information.
Other duties may be assigned appropriate to the nature, level and grade of the post.

Wherever possible, job share, part time or flexible working arrangements will be accommodated in line with the requirements of the post and service needs.

The salary is £24982 - 27741

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:
· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.

For further information please contact Jane Telfer, Integrated Wellbeing Service Manager at Jane.Telfer@northumberland.gov.uk

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

The closing date is the 17 December 2021 at midnight

Please note
This job is closed for applications.