• 21Jun

    Job advert: Health Literacy Project Manager, North East London NHS Foundation Trust

    • Position: Health Literacy Project Manager
    • Grade: Band 6
    • Contract: Full time 12 months fixed term
    • Location: Aubrey Keep Library, Goodmayes Hospital, Ilford
    • Salary: £26,302 to £35,225 pa plus HCAS pro rata
    • Closing date: 02/07/2018 23:59
    Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

    We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Health Literacy Project Manager to join the highly regarded service at Aubrey Keep Library, North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT), Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford.This new, full time, 12 months fixed term post, is an opportunity for a confident information professional to contribute to the delivery of our patient and public information agenda. Working in partnership with clinicians at NELFT, colleagues in other NHS libraries and local public libraries, this post offers an real opportunity to make a difference.The main responsibilities of the post:

    • Delivering health literacy skills training to patients, service users, carers and the public on a 1-2-1 or group basis as appropriate at a range of locations including off the NELFT estate
    • Working in partnership with NELFT and primary care clinicians and managers to identify opportunities to raise awareness of the importance of health literacy and increase uptake of evidence based information and knowledge resources.
    • Collaborate with colleagues working in related areas within the health sector, local authorities including public library services and third sector organisation

    Priority Post – Assessment/Interview info
    At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are
    shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

    INTERVIEW DATE: 20th July 2018

    High Cost Area Supplement – London – This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,518 to a maximum of £4,483).

    View the full job details and application here: http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Ilford/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Library_Service/Library_Service-v1128224?_ts=304