Health and Work Champion Voluntary Role

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) and Public Health England (PHE) supported by the Council for Work and Health are carrying out a project in which 25 occupational therapists and others across England have become Health and Work Champions. They are using peer to peer education training sessions to encourage their NHS colleagues to routinely ask working age adults about their employment aspirations. We are now ready to train an additional 50 Health and Work Champions and would welcome applicants from a broad range of professional backgrounds.

Recruitment is open from the 1st June 2017 until the 31st July 2017. Successful candidates will have to attend two days of training on either the 7th or 25th of September 2017 and on either the 8th or 15th December in London.

Successful applicants will be notified in August and will attend a day’s training on either the 7th or 25th of September 2017 and a follow up day on either the 8th or 15th December in London. Applicants should indicate which would be their preferred September and December training dates. 

Please send applications by the 31st July to Ashleigh.Watkins@cot.co.ukThe job description is available here.

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