Health and Wellbeing Adviser

Recruiter
Reed In Partnership
Location
Newton Solney
Salary
£23,000 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
14 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
What the job is about:

The main purpose of the Health & Wellbeing Adviser is to help jobseekers identify health difficulties that stop them reaching their potential and provide individual action plans to help overcome various barriers. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

Identifying members who have health and wellbeing barriers impacting their ability to find and sustain employment
Setting up plans and goals and then reviewing and assessing progress
Referring programme members to local health and wellbeing support organisations
Building relationships with local organisations

What’s in it for you? Alongside a generous base salary and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

Skills and Experience

Required:

• City & Guilds Health Trainer level 3 qualification or equivalent
• Engaging, enthusiastic, approachable and resilient personality
• Willingness to continually learn and develop
• Experience of working in a customer facing and/or health and wellbeing environment
• Minimum of 5 GCSEs (grade A - C) or equivalent.

Desired

• Willingness to work flexible hours (e.g. help run activities outside of normal working hours).
• Understanding of the local health and wellbeing landscape
• Degree or relevant qualification. Degree topics may include psychology, sociology, social care/science.

We are accepting applications from Monday 4th September and reserve the right to close applications after 5 working days upon receiving a sufficient shortlist.

Disability Confident Commitment

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

This role will be advertised from 4th October. We reserve the right to close applications after 5 working days should we receive a sufficient number of applications.