The Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP) is a leading award-winning charity whose mission is Health, Wellbeing and Learning for All. They currently have 2 job vacancies:

Engagement and Intelligence Officer

Salary: Band 6 £21,840 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Objectives of the post:

  1. To contribute to the effective partnership working of Healthwatch Stockton-on-Tees (HWS) building robust working relationships and facilitating effective engagement with communities, groups and individuals who have a stake in improving health, social care and well-being in Stockton-on-Tees.
  2. To provide research and analytical support to HWS management where required. Assisting with report writing including commissioner reports, annual reports and
    engagement reports.
  3. To be responsible for data management of information, including inputting information onto databases.
  4. To develop and support the provision of the HWS Information and Signposting service and the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICA) for the Borough of Stockton ensuring a strong synergy between HWS and ICA.
  5. To ensure a participative, community orientated and co-production model is implemented in support of HWS at local level.
  6. Contributing to effective Healthwatch representation in relevant local partnerships by providing and/or co-ordinating the collation of local information, intelligence and
    feedback in a timely manner.
  7. Supporting the HWS Coordinator in the recruitment, coordination and training of volunteers, ensuring that all volunteers operating on behalf of local HWS are trained and supported to fulfil their roles credibly and effectively.
  8. To contribute to the effective performance of HWS in meeting the requirements of PCP and HWS commissioners at local level.
  9. To develop, support and facilitate effective HWS networks, task and finish groups, working groups and support volunteers in their roles within HWS.

Key Tasks

  1. To facilitate consultation, engagement and co-production with local health and social care commissioners and providers, HWS members, service users and carers and other stakeholders as appropriate at a local level.
  2. To contribute to effective HWS representation in relevant local partnerships by providing and or co-ordinating the collation of local information, intelligence and feedback in a timely manner.
  3. To contribute to the delivery of the HWS communication strategy through a wide range of communication channels supporting the promotion and marketing of HWS.
  4. To support and facilitate HWS community and partnership events and activities as required.
  5. To provide the HWS Project Lead with performance information in support of the HWS work plan; contributing to the delivery of specific HWS activity identified in the work plan and providing additional support for task and finish groups involving HWS members.
  6. To support the gathering local intelligence to ensure the Information and Signposting function of HWS is up to date.
  7. To provide regular and timely information to support the HWS Project Lead in meeting the reporting requirements of the Local Authority commissioners.
  8. To keep up to date with local, regional and national health and social care developments and feeding back information to the team in a timely manner.

General

  1. To uphold PCP’s Core Values at all times.
  2. To operate within the policies and procedures of PCP, including confidentiality, safeguarding, Equality & Diversity, information governance and data protection.
  3. To support the organisational approach to Quality and continual improvement.
  4. To assist HWS marketing & engagement work and use creative techniques to gather views from the communities we support.
  5. To monitor & maintain Health & Safety and security within the workplace.
  6. To provide accurate and timely internal and external information/reports as required.
  7. To ensure that tasks are completed to the agreed schedules/ deadlines.
  8. To adhere with financial processes and procedures and ensure that all resources purchased are within the allocated cost code budget(s).
  9. To support performance monitoring and evaluation procedures and processes.
  10. To effectively work with partners, freelance workers, consultants and other external stakeholders as required.
  11. To actively take responsibility for your own Health and Safety and ensuring procedures are adhered to. Including conducting personal, venue and activity risk assessments as required.
  12. To carry out all responsibilities in line with the organisation’s Equality and Diversity Policy.
  13. To undertake any training and development deemed appropriate to the role.
  14. To undertake other such duties as are deemed appropriate by your line manager or the Leadership Team.

Closing date: Sun 26th Jan

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Workplace Health Co-ordinator

Salary: Band 7, Point 14, £23823 per annum
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (Fixed term contract to 31st March 2021)

Job Purpose

  • To ensure small and medium employers in County Durham are supported to improve health in the workplace through health needs assessment, identification of
    health improvement priorities and development of health improvement plans and activities including training. To be responsible for developing strong partnerships to
    enable small, medium and large employers in County Durham to successfully engage with lifestyle and wellbeing services.
  • To ensure small, medium and large employers in County Durham are offered support to successfully achieve the North East Better Health at Work Award
    (BHAWA) at all levels.
  • To develop a sustainable model of health advocates and volunteers to support the further development of healthy workplaces across County Durham including
    facilitation into engagement with lifestyle improvement services.

Job Description

  1. To assist with the overall development of the service including line management of staff, liaison with partners and supporting business in County Durham with workplace health needs.
  2. To assess support requirements for employers, ensuring that the right level of support is offered to all organisations and providing workshops, seminars and training
    according to need.
  3. To deliver regional Better Health at Work Award (BHAWA) within county Durham and progress existing workplaces registered on the award.
  4. Engage new businesses in workplace health programmes and the BHAWA.
  5. To deliver advisory service to employers including the use of survey tools to assess health-related needs of staff.
  6. To co-ordinate the delivery of training to managers, human resource staff, occupational health staff and other identified workplace staff on health and work
    issues.
  7. To support policy/facilitate development and provide model policies on health-related issues in the workplace providing workshops, seminars and training according to need.
  8. Support employers in workplace health activity on key public health improvement priorities through partnership working with services. Including facilitating engagement with wellbeing services including NHS health checks, stop smoking services, improving physical activity, sexual health services, alcohol & drug services and
    training, emotional & mental wellbeing, domestic & sexual violence services and others as appropriate.
  9. To co-ordinate training and awareness raising interventions to ensure workplaces are aware of healthy lifestyle advice services available to their workplace and area where their employees live.
  10. To co-ordinate delivery of package of mental health and wellbeing support to businesses engaged in workplace health award programmes.
  11. To work with partners to develop strong referral pathways and links with a range of services including Job Centre Plus, Public Health services, Making Every Contact
    Count, Health Champion Programme, Voluntary Groups, Housing Providers etc.
  12. To ensure that the service meets quality indicators and is delivered in line with Regional Better Health at Work standards.
  13. To manage the development and updating of the County Durham Better Health at work award website.
  14. To be responsible for data management including maintaining a monitoring system that captures and reports workplace health progress.
  15. To co-ordinate networking and celebration events as required.
  16. To ensure the department operates effectively and efficiently.
  17. To conduct personal, venue and activity risk assessments as required.
  18. To collate and present verbal and written reports when required both internally and externally.
  19. To contribute to the development of systems and procedures, and the whole team approach in meeting quality and performance targets.
  20. To assist with the evaluation of services and sessions as appropriate.
  21. To assist with marketing and promotion activities, including supporting events and publicity campaigns.
  22. To carry out the management role within the performance guidelines set out in the organisations management objectives.
  23. To operate within the policies & procedures of PCP.
  24. To carry out all responsibilities with due regard to the organisation’s Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding Policy.
  25. To undertake any training and development deemed appropriate.
  26. To monitor & maintain Health & Safety and security within the workplace.
  27. To undertake any other such duties which are deemed appropriate by your Line Manager.

Closing date: Mon 27th Jan

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BBO Road Health Trainer

​Salary: Band 3, £18,334 per annum with progress opportunities
Hours: 16 hours per week (Fixed term contract to 31st December 2021)

​Job Purpose

To work in a range of settings in County Durham to support a caseload of Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) participants and provide them with 1:1 and group support, helping them overcome health barriers to employment. Working closely with Navigators to enable participants to address their barriers and realize their aspirations. ROAD is a Building Better Opportunities Programme and is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.

To assist with improving the health of individuals and the local community and reducing social
isolation through:

  • Identifying and engaging with individuals in need of support to change their health
    behavior
  • Assist and support those individuals in finding and using appropriate services
  • Deliver health interventions to individuals and groups as appropriate
  • Recruiting and supporting a group of Health Trainer Champions (volunteers)

Job Description

  1. To apply asset based community development, engagement and consultation techniques as appropriate to engage the target groups/individuals.
  2. To work with existing groups to identify and engage with individuals from the community in need of support.
  3. To manage a caseload of individuals and maintain regular supportive contact with each person to assist them to achieve their goals.
  4. To encourage and facilitate the development and delivery of personal health action/activity plans.
  5. To source a holistic package of support to assist the development of each individual.
  6. To support the development of skills and knowledge and in particular assisting individuals to progress and achieve their health goals.
  7. To work as part of a team to develop a programme of health related activities for the local community.
  8. To plan and prepare suitable resources for the successful delivery of activities.
  9. To deliver a range of interactive health workshops.
  10. To support research and feed information into the evaluation processes. To assist with the evaluation of services and sessions as appropriate.
  11. To work with relevant partners and professionals to support the project.
  12. To assist with risk assessments on venues/activities as required.
  13. To assist Health Trainer Champions/volunteers to develop their skills and confidence and provide them with any necessary support.
  14. To be responsible for data management of participants including inputting information onto databases and generating reports.
  15. To collate and present verbal and written reports when required.
  16. To contribute to the development of systems and procedures, and the whole team approach in meeting quality and performance targets.
  17. To contribute to administrative systems and record appropriate data where required.
  18. To operate within commissioners guidelines, adhering to training, monitoring and financial requirements.
  19. To assist with PCP marketing and promotion activities, including supporting events and publicity campaigns.
  20. To work flexibly as part of a team and to provide cover for colleagues as required maintaining appropriate staffing levels within projects.
  21. To assist in ensuring the implementation of procedures and policies that operates within PCP.
  22. To undertake any other such duties as deemed appropriate by your line manager or Chief Executive.

Closing Date: Monday 17 February 2020, Midnight.

Interview Proposed: 4 March 2020

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