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Health Educator - Hampshire

South EastFull Time / Permanent
£24,000 pro rata
Position Description

The Educator will form a key part of the Diabetes Prevention Programme Team at Ingeus. Fundamental to this role is experience in health coaching and an ability to support participants achieve improved health outcomes. Applicants are not required to be healthcare professionals, however delivery of preventative health, public health or health awareness is essential, as is an interest in diabetes.

The Educator will be responsible for:

  • Delivering brief health assessments, including recording weight
  • Managing participants’ feedback and experience of the NDPP
  • Managing programme performance and data management systems

Educators will be required to work effectively with the NDPP Programme Coordinator and Manager to ensure the successful delivery of the NDPP to expected outcomes.

Educators must be able to travel and work across different areas and be flexible in their working patterns to facilitate out of hours delivery, during evenings and weekends, as required

 

  • To follow the prescribed training programme for NDPP Educators, which will include:
    • Attending three (3) days of training organised by the NDPP which may involve travel in order to attend
    • Committing to a peer mentorship programme delivered locally
    • Using the development work book and other resources to support ongoing development as an Educator
  • To deliver the NDPP curriculum to participants in an area, ensuring participants achieve and experience the right learning outcomes
  • To work as part of a team to effectively deliver the NDPP sessions according to the curriculum and using the appropriate resources.
  • To manage group dynamics and support collaborative working
  • Delivering group based sessions for up to 25 participants, both fact to face and remotely
  • To ensure patient confidentiality at all times
  • To participate in personal development and reflection through giving and receiving feedback on performance as an Educator
  • To be prepared to study in own time (e.g. using development work book, curriculum and training materials and preparing for sessions)
  • To carry out self-evaluation after delivery of every NDPP education course
  • To participate in the NDPP Training and Quality Development Framework.
  • Managing programme performance and data management systems

Engagement

  • Create a safe environment by demonstrating active listening, group contribution, and facilitating the session appropriately
  • Ask open questions and deliver in a non-judgemental way
  • Maintain Duty of Candour responsibilities at all times

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Job no:
495887

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At Ingeus we provide services for people, business and communities in employment, skills, health and justice. We value diversity and inclusion and as a Disability Confident leader, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and an Armed Forces Covenant supporter we welcome applications from all parts of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or background.