Vacancy: Outreach Worker- Unlimited Potential

Outreach Worker

Salford, 35 hours per week
£17,161-£19,621 + 7.5% pension contribution
fixed term expiring on 31 March, 2013

X-Change is a new service that uses social activities to encourage and support people who smoke to make a positive change in their smoking behaviour. The two Outreach Workers will do this through outreach, individual action plans, personal support and group activities. They will also support the service manager with external relationships, monitoring and evaluation of the service.

You will be able to engage a wide variety of people in community settings. You will have excellent skills in active listening, inspiring people and supporting them in making behaviour changes. Able to work on your own, as well as in a team, you will have a good knowledge of Salford and an understanding of health and happiness. With personal experience of making lifestyle changes, you will be willing to work occasional unsocial hours and to work outdoors.

For further information or discussion, contact Chris Dabbs on 0161 743 4502.

To request an application pack, contact Fola Agbalaya on 0161 743 4504 or fola.agbalaya@unlimitedpotential.org.uk Please quote code OWX/01/COM

Closing date for return of applications is 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 29th June 2011.

Unlimited Potential encourages applications by people from all backgrounds, especially those groups that are under-represented within the organisation.

A Criminal Records Bureau disclosure will be requested when the post is offered, but a criminal record is not necessarily a bar to obtaining this position.