Health Promotion and Improvement Lead

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge working for a charity which supports adults with learning disabilities and Mental health needs. 

We are looking to recruit to the role of Health Promotion and Improvement Lead. The  postholder will ensure that the people we support and our staff, receive additional support with a range of health needs. We are inviting experienced registered nurses to apply for the position, ideally someone who has experience of working with people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health. This role will provide an effective clinical link between primary health care and social care across our current provision working effectively with managers and support staff. In addition, you will have a key focus on medication administration competency and work effectively with the management team to upskill staff and continuously improve health care practice. You will develop a range of information to enhance the learning opportunities, enabling support staff to deliver the best outcomes for the people we support. The postholder will hold the key role of Infection Prevention and Control Lead for the Organisation; ensuring that we deliver safe and effective care in line with best practice and guidance.

37.5 hours per week.

£30,154 per annum

About Bethphage

Bethphage is a registered charity and was established in 1994 to support adults with learning and physical disabilities and mental health needs in Shropshire and the West Midlands. Everything we do is individually designed to enable people to achieve their potential and meet their objectives. The people we support may live in their own home, a home that is shared with other people, their family or a shared home (supported living).

The role is based at our Head Office in Shrewsbury and will include working from home, visiting local offices and services.

Skills required

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written skills, e.g. reports, procedures etc.
  • Keen to promote healthy living
  • Ability to motivate, encourage and influence
  • Ability to analyse results of research and present findings in an accurate and methodical way
  • Ability to create strategies
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Confidence to Identify and collaborate and network with external partners and stakeholders to gather key information and share it with the management team

We welcome applicants looking for full and part time hours.

Essential requirements

  • RGN/RNLD/RMN qualification
  • Driver
  • Own vehicle (if appointed you will be expected to have business class insurance)

A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880

Benefits of Working for us

  • Competitive pay
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Long service awards
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Recruitment awards
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Paid training
  • 34 days annual leave including bank holidays increasing to 39 days after five years and 44 days after 10 years

Interview date to be confirmed

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Adult with disabilities on outdoor activity with Bethphage

“Staff were keen to try new things to enhance the quality of people’s lives. We found the culture of the home to be open, positive and inclusive.”

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Head Office

8 Longbow Close
Harlescott Lane
Shrewsbury
SY1 3GZ

Tel: 01743 272880

North Shropshire Area Office

The Hollies
Chester Road
Whitchurch
SY13 1LZ

Tel: 01948 804901

Wolverhampton Office

The Hub
17 Lichfield Street
Walsall
WS1 1TU

Tel: 01922 660813

Telford Area Office

Park Lane Centre
Woodside
Telford
TF7 5QZ

Tel: 01952 457382

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