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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/09/2020.

Health Coach

Job Reference: J183-A-20-74313

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This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

The post holder is a Health Coach who acts within their professional boundaries to support people with lower levels of patient activation to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to manage their health and wellbeing. The role will contribute to increasing patient’s physical activity levels, improving diet, and making long-term lifestyle changes.


The role will be to increase patient ability to access and utilise community support whilst providing access to self-management education, peer support and social prescribing.


Health and wellbeing coaches take an approach that considers the ‘whole person’ in

addressing existing issues and encourages proactive prevention of new illnesses.


The approach will be to appreciate patients’ circumstances in a non-judgemental manner. This will result in the need for positive communication and negotiation skills that will support the patient personal choices.


The role will be an integral part of the general practice team working in each practice and across the PCN.



Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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