Tobacco Dependence Specialist – Kings College Hospital Jobs

Website King's College Hospital 

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Tobacco Dependence Team at King’s College Hospital. These are full time posts, 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, with some weekend work. Contracts are offered on a fixed term basis for 1 year with the expectation that the posts will be extended following funding confirmation. The positions are primarily based at Denmark Hill with cross-site working at the Princess Royal University Hospital.

Job Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for patient centred and highly motivated individuals with a strong interest in providing support for inpatients that smoke.
  • Experience of providing specialist support to tobacco dependent patients in a healthcare setting is required.

Job Requirements:

  • Track record of setting up and running stop smoking clinics.
  • Thorough understanding of Level 1 and 2 stop smoking interventions
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of health interventions, including behaviour change theory.
  • Extensive experience of providing face to face advice, support or counselling on lifestyle issues on a one to one or group basis.
  • Knowledge of local NHS services.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT) Certified Stop Smoking Practitioner

Job Details:

Company: King’s College Hospital

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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