Sandwell Council is seeking to recruit to the role of a Tobacco Project Manager to contribute to improved outcomes for residents in Sandwell.
The post holder will play a key role in preventing and reducing harm from tobacco and nicotine within Sandwell. This post will also support delivery towards reducing harms from other commercial determinants of health including gambling.
Hosted within the Addictive Behaviours Team within Sandwell’s Public Health department, the role will include project management of an approach to address harms from all age tobacco/nicotine and gambling in particular.
This post will aim to ensure local delivery of the Smoke Free 2030 ambition, including management of locally commissioned Stop Smoking Services and alignment with the NHS Long-term Plan tobacco dependence programme.
The post will also develop and manage a local response to reduce gambling related harms within the area.
The post holder will be responsible for maintaining and developing partnership relationships with key stakeholders across the system.
In this role you will work collaboratively to ensure the Council plays a key leadership role in shaping provision and developing and implementing work towards delivery of relevant national and local priorities to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Sandwell residents.
You will have sound knowledge of tobacco and gambling policy and guidelines, and an understanding of health and the wider system and how it can provide effective prevention and support to those at risk or already affected.
You will be willing to work on your own initiative and flexibly whilst working with relevant leads and stakeholders on behalf of Council and the wider partnership system.
Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.
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