The role of Asthma Services Development Officer is to improve the health and well-being of people with Asthma in Wales. This will be by promoting best practice to the health service, health professionals and people with asthma, developing and implementing the organisation's products and services.
For this role you should have the following:
- Influencing developments in national health policy and practice within NHS Wales involving senior colleagues
- Developing and implementing the organisation's relationship with health professionals involved in the delivery of asthma care, influencing best practice and exemplar services
- Developing and implementing appropriate mechanisms in order to represent the needs of people with asthma in Wales to health providers and government policy makers
- Developing and implementing strategies to ensure that the organisation's products and services reach target groups in Wales and to measure service reach, levels of satisfaction and impact on asthma
- Developing and implementing services and products for people with asthma and health professionals through specialised projects
- Developing key relationships with media in Wales to ensure coverage of asthma issues, and by working with Press Office colleague's response to media requests. In addition to act as a spokesperson for the charity in Wales with the media and to give talks or present evidence to external bodies as required.
- You will also advise and assist colleagues to develop and deliver current and new services, products and activities in Wales.
Some knowledge of the structure of the health service in Wales and of current health sector policies and priorities
An understanding of the importance and utilisation of evaluation techniques and of the patient perspective
An understanding of the professional roles of practitioners within the health service
You should be able to demonstrate:
Project management and organisational skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with a professional standard of presentation in both
Ability to organise own workload particularly where demand competes and volumes vary
Ability to use own initiative and to plan, budget and deliver projects pan Wales
You should also have:
Experience of working in the health sector or a related voluntary organisation
Experience of using computer packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and databases
Experience of managing work programmes or projects
Experience of working with a diverse range of customer groups or stakeholders
Experience of drafting papers
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check. The role will be based in the Cardiff office but with travel to meeting in other parts of Wales. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required for which time off in lieu will be given.
This is a part-time role - 28 hours per week.
If you have the skills and experience required for this role and live in the Cardiff area, please email a CV to the healthcare team quoting reference 41769PMR.
- 11 months ago