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Halton Borough Council

Health Improvement Specialist

Job description

Health Improvement Specialist- Mental Health. Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

Fixed Term Contract 24 months, 37 hours per week



Passionate about changing lives? Are you the key person who has what it takes to work with partners to improve the mental health and wellbeing of those who have been impacted by the pandemic? Interested in project managing a unique programme of work funded by Public Health England?

To work as part of the Health Improvement Team and the wider system to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population who live and work in Halton as well as preventing suicides. Working in partnership, influencing system change and managing projects to:

Develop skills and knowledge of the workforce and communities
Tackle stigma and raise awareness of support available
Support organisations to make positive changes to how they operate
Deliver and support the implementation of the local suicide prevention plan.
Work will focus on population groups who have been significantly impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic.

You will have a range of experience, skills and abilities, you should possess;

Excellent project management and coordination skills
Experience of working with partners to deliver shared objectives
The ability to build effective partnerships quickly across a variety of sectors
Experience of working in a health Improvement / Health promotion/ Public health role
An understanding of the social determinants of health and inequalities specifically relating to mental health and wellbeing
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Kate Bazley (Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead ) via katie.bazley@halton.gov.uk or 0300 029 0029

Interviews will be held week commencing 11th October

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