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Hertfordshire County Council

Health Improvement Co-ordinator - Adult Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Job description

Job Title: Health Improvement Co-ordinator - Mental Health & Suicide Prevent

Location: Hertford

Salary Range: £35,745 pa progressing to £39,880 pa

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Fixed Term/Secondment until end of April 2023

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Job Duties:

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be part of a dynamic team delivering an exciting public mental health and suicide prevention strategy in Hertfordshire.

This is a fixed term appointment or secondment opportunity for someone wishing to make an important contribution to mental health prevention and zero suicides in partnership with our communities and services.  You will have the opportunity to challenge your existing skills set and develop professionally in a supportive, inclusive, and engaging public health environment.   

We’re looking for someone with a knowledge of the principles and practice of public health, ideally around mental health, who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of Hertfordshire residents.   We want someone who likes trying out new ideas and bringing about meaningful and positive change to help others.

You’ll support the work of the Health Improvement Lead by developing and implementing health improvement projects, plans, and by reviewing outcomes.  This will include working on multiple projects simultaneously, so you’ll be familiar with project management principles as well as confident to engage with a wide range of stakeholders (NHS, Voluntary and community sector, Police, and other statutory bodies).  You’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills including report writing and giving presentations to multiple and diverse audiences that includes being a competent user of Microsoft Office applications.

Share our passion to prevent mental unwellness and prevent suicides in Hertfordshire.  If you are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our residents, then we would love to hear from you. 

Closing Date: 21 September 2021

Interview Date: w.c. 27 September 2021

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Mobile: 07500 557318.

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