Helping local people live healthier lives.

Job Vacancies

OneLife Suffolk is a great place to work because we deliver programmes that change lives.

This page provides an overview of our current opportunities in the area:

Marketing Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and strategic Marketing Assistant to plan, coordinate and administer all marketing, PR and communication activities for OneLife Suffolk.

Location: Ipswich but travel required across Suffolk and occasionally to other parts of the country.

Hours: 37.5 hours

Salary: £18,000 – £21,000 depending on experience

Click here to view the full job description

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to hayleigh.beck@more-life.co.uk

 

Stakeholder Link Practitioner

37.5 hours p/w. Benefits include 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays.*

One Life Suffolk is the integrated healthy lifestyle service for Suffolk. We are recruiting for a  role based in the Bury St Edmunds and Forest Heath area (some travel throughout Suffolk essential).

Have you ever wanted to be the person that makes healthy living just a bit more achievable for whole communities?

Have you got the drive to work with professionals and community groups to improve access/referrals into the OneLife Suffolk service?

We are looking for someone who can be OneLife Suffolk’s key link between GP’s, schools, workplaces as well as voluntary, community and faith (VCF) sector groups and health and social care colleagues.

This role will involve working closely with schools and workplaces to improve the health of their workforce or community. You will be the named link person for a set number of GP surgeries in a specific locality and delivering training to health professionals.

You will be joining a team passionate about health and wellbeing and reaching all sectors of the community. If this varied and exciting role sounds like you, click here to read the job specification.

*plus 1% company pension contribution, rising to 3% in October 2018.

Any informal enquiries can be made to: team@more-life.co.uk

To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for this role to: finance@more-life.co.uk

 

Client Services Administrator/Adviser 

37.5hw

£18,000 pa plus 1% pension contribution rising to 3% by October 2018

Benefits include 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

Based in Ipswich – Previous applicants need not apply.

MoreLife deliver integrated healthy lifestyle services as part of OneLife in Suffolk, alongside Quit 51 and Tobacco Free Future for Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Harm Reduction.

You will be expected to support the delivery of health improvement services by engaging with the public through telephone calls to promote and signpost to local services and programmes.

You will be joining a team who are passionate about health and wellbeing and will be  someone who can be part of an effective team and relate well to callers.

You will be reporting to the Programme Manager and Senior Administrator.

Click here to view the full job description.

Any informal enquiries can be made to: team@more-life.co.uk

To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a covering letter outlining why you are the right person for this role to: finance@more-life.co.uk

FAMILY ACTIVITY AND LIFESTYLE LEADERS – SUFFOLK

MoreLife is looking for Lifestyle Leaders for a number of contracts. Lifestyle Leaders are expected to prepare and run lifestyles sessions in line with the clubs curriculum to parents and children, and to assist in the organisation and delivery of all group activities. This will lead to the provision of a safe play and educationally stimulating, fun environment for all individuals.

Locations

  • Across Suffolk

Hours

Various hours per week

Pay Rate

£9.90 per hour

View Job Description here

If you are interested in working for MoreLife as a Lifestyle Leader in one of the locations listed above, please download and complete the application form below.

Download an application form here

Please send application forms to Dawn Henderson at finance@more-life.co.uk

                  

Outreach Health Check Practitioner

Working across the Western area of the County.

Location:                     Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas

Hours:                         37.5 hours

Salary:                         £18,000 plus 1% pension contribution rising to 3% by October 2018

Reporting To:              Health Check Team Leader

Key Relationships:      Programme Managers & Locality Leads across Suffolk / Stakeholder Link Practitioners / Weight Management Practitioners

Background information:

  • MoreLife deliver integrated healthy lifestyle services as part of OneLife in Suffolk, alongside Quit 51 & Tobacco Free Future for Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Harm Reduction.
  • The Health Check Team will deliver Outreach NHS Health Checks according to best practice guidelines and policy to identified clients in outreach community locations and work alongside other Practitioners in the service who will also be trained to deliver Outreach NHS Health Checks.
  • The post holder will be expected to support the delivery of health improvement services, by engaging with the public to promote and signpost to local services and programmes.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Engage with a range of Voluntary, Community, & Faith sector (VCF) and Health & Social Care Professionals, as well as communities and localities, to identify groups and clients who may benefit from the NHS Health Check but who may not traditionally engage with health promotion activities or NHS services.
  • Work with these groups and the Health Check Team to deliver the NHS Health Check to identify people at risk of cardiovascular disease in communities which have identified health inequalities.
  • Provide agreed health improvement advice to all clients identify those who will benefit from signposting to health lifestyle interventions via the OneLife service, as well as the client’s General Practitioner as per agreed protocols.
  • Improve uptake of the OneLife services via the NHS Health Check route.
  • Promote the equality and value the diversity of individuals.

Clinical/Professional Duties:

  • On successful completion of training to perform NHS health checks on clients and give feedback according to agreed protocols.
  • Obtain a capillary blood sample from clients for point of care testing of cholesterol and HBa1c according to protocols.
  • Help individuals identify how their lifestyle and behavior might affect their health and wellbeing.
  • Refer individuals if required to their GP or other NHS services as per agreed protocols.
  • Signpost and support individuals in accessing services, including the OneLife offer, and organisations to enable them to change their behavior to improve their health.
  • Engage with local stakeholders, VCF and Health & Social Care agencies to identify and access groups and individuals for NHS Health Checks.
  • Engage with individuals in local communities which have identified health inequalities.
  • Communication skills:
  • Communicate effectively with individuals about the results of their NHS Health Check so that they understand their results.
  • Provide meaningful information to individuals about the relationship between behaviors and health.
  • Enable individuals to develop their knowledge and skills about health and wellbeing Signpost individuals to OneLife services and other agencies for information, support, and resources.
  • Raise awareness of the benefits of the NHS health check by engaging with stakeholders and networking with other organisations.
  • Communicate with colleagues and organisations face to face, by telephone and email.
  • Maintain accurate computer records of health checks performed.
  • Analytical and Judgment Skills:
  • Manage and organise own time and activities effectively as part of effective service delivery.
  • Manage time effectively to deliver NHS health check in the agreed time allocated.
  • Alert team leader to any issues of concern relating to work (including concerns about individuals or work in the community.
  • Monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others.

Patient and Client care

  • On successful completion of training to perform NHS health check on clients and give feedback according to agreed protocols.
  • Ensure informed consent regarding all aspects of the health check prior to delivery.
  • Provide a service that is sensitive to race, culture, and disability, in accordance with induction training.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to how individuals may wish to be treated and communicated with
  • Signpost and support individuals in accessing services and organisations to enable them to change their behavior to improve their health.
  • Engage with individuals in local communities which have identified health inequalities.
  • Help individuals identify how their behavior and context might affect their health and Wellbeing.

Please make application via:

T: 0113 812 5233     Fax: 0844 209 0884   Email: finance@more-life.co.uk

Churchwood Hall, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus, Leeds LS6 3QJ

www.more-life.co.uk

 

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High Volume of Applications

Positions may close earlier than stated due to a high volume of applications.

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