Job Vacancy @zest – Health Improvement Officer (closing date 25th Aug 2017)

8 Aug

Health Improvement Officer –

0.6 fte (22.2 hours per week)

£19,190-£21,200 pa (pro rata) depending on experience


We are looking for a motivated, well-organised individual to support the delivery of the citywide Smokefree Schools Project and deliver health related workshops and groups at the Zest Centre . This post would require you to work with young people in schools as well as adults in the community and other health professionals.


The post-holder must be able to work across a range of services and projects. Experience of smoke-free support services and an understanding of the schools/education system is desirable.  A flexible approach is essential as the post may involve some evening and weekend work.


Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential, including the ability to communicate with young people & adults from diverse backgrounds.


Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding procedures is desirable (training will be given) and undertaking a DBS check is essential.


We offer 25 days holiday rising to 30 (pro-rata), plus 8 statutory days paid holiday (pro rata), a pension scheme and other benefits, including subsidised gym membership.


To apply visit, then click the Working for Us tab at the very top of the page to download an application pack.   Completed application forms must be returned to or posted to Zest, 18 Upperthorpe, Sheffield S6 3NA

Please note that CV’s will not be considered, nor will any applications received after the closing date shown below.


Closing date: Tuesday 15th August 2017 at 8.30am

Interviews will take place on Thursday 24th August – only successful candidates will be contacted.
ZEST is working towards best-practice in equality of opportunity.


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