Health Improvement Specialist- Mental Health. Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

EmployerHalton Borough Council

Reference: SP/21/159487

Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:55 PM

Working Pattern: Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £28,672 - £31,346

DBS Check: Enhanced

Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire


Fixed Term Contract 24 months, 37 hours per week


Passionate about changing lives? Are you the key person who has what it takes to work with partners to improve the mental health and wellbeing of those who have been impacted by the pandemic? Interested in project managing a unique programme of work funded by Public Health England?

To work as part of the Health Improvement Team and the wider system to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population who live and work in Halton as well as preventing suicides. Working in partnership, influencing system change and managing projects to:

  • Develop skills and knowledge of the workforce and communities
  • Tackle stigma and raise awareness of support available
  • Support organisations to make positive changes to how they operate
  • Deliver and support the implementation of the local suicide prevention plan.

Work will focus on population groups who have been significantly impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic.

You will have a range of experience, skills and abilities, you should possess;

  • Excellent project management and coordination skills
  • Experience of working with partners to deliver shared objectives
  • The ability to build effective partnerships quickly across a variety of sectors
  • Experience of working in a health Improvement / Health promotion/ Public health role
  • An understanding of the social determinants of health and inequalities specifically relating to mental health and wellbeing

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Kate Bazley (Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead ) via or 0300 029 0029

Interviews will be held week commencing 11th October


The role will involve regular travel, therefore the post holder must have a driving licence and access to a vehicle. Where necessary, reasonable adjustments will be made in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.


For more information and how to apply, please see the link below:

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Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF



Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.