Support Officer - Prevention and Promotion Team
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Prevention and Promotion Support Worker Sexual Health Services, Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust, based at The Haymarket Shopping Centre, Leicester, LE1 3YT
Band 2 (£10,974 per annum) permanent post 16 hours per week over a minimum of 3 days.
Our clinic opening times are Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 7pm and Saturday 9.30am - 4pm.The successful applicant must be flexible in their working pattern when required which may include evenings and weekends. It is preferable, but not essential, to hold a current driving licence and have access to a car.
Please see all our service website: https://leicestersexualhealth.nhs.uk
Main duties of the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Support Worker position to contribute to the work and development of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) Sexual Health Services.
This post is part of the Prevention and Promotion team within the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Sexual Health Services in Specialist Service Directorate providing assistance and supporting sexual health staff.
The post holder will provide effective clerical/administrative support and assist the Prevention and Promotion team to implement sexual health promotion and provision across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPUFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.
At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can offer you:
- Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health
- Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
- "In our Gift" providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
- The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
- Opportunities for flexible working
- Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
- Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
- Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
- Blue Light Card discounts
... and more!
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attachments for full details of this role.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who possess excellent communications skills and is able to work under their own initiative. They must be non-judgemental in their approach, able to deal with difficult and sensitive situations and have a good understanding of data protection and confidentiality. They must be committed to the delivery of high standards of patient care.
We are looking to appoint someone who is able to ensure the needs and wishes of service users are at the centre of what we do. You will need to work flexibly to meet the needs of the role occasionally including evenings and weekends.
Car driver essential or able to get to other locations easily.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Alison.Spooner@mpft.nhs.uk
Certificate of Sponsorship
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