Health Improvement Practitioner – Adult Healthy Weight
West House, Gartnavel Royal Hospital

Job reference: 075924

Location: West House, Gartnavel Royal Hospital

Job closing date: 22/11/2021

Job posted date: 08/11/2021

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Personal and Social Care

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Adult Healthy Weight

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Health Improvement Practitioner

Adult Healthy Weight

Public Health Directorate

1 WTE/37.5 hrs per week.

Fixed term for 24 months - Secondments will be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the expansion and coordination of Adult Healthy Weight Programmes across NHSGG&C, engaging with patients from communities at higher risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and other associated conditions. 

The post holder will have a genuine passion for improving access to services and opportunities for people from under-represented communities. They will also have an understanding of the issues experienced by people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds including barriers to access, cultural and faith needs. 

The post will involve direct engagement with diverse communities & individuals and will require experience of community engagement, particularly with specific at-risk groups e.g. South Asian communities.  

The post holder will support NHSGGC to respond effectively to national Public Health priority 6 “A Scotland where we eat well, have a healthy weight and are physically active” and the national framework for the Prevention, Early Detection and Early Intervention of type 2 diabetes. 

Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Informal Contact

Tom Donaldson, Health Improvement Senior on 07811 677 887

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.


The closing date for this job has now passed.