Wellbeing for Work Coach - Cambridge
Are you an experienced health & wellbeing professional?
Do you want to work in a customer facing role that will improve peoples' lives and the communities they live in?
Consider the role of Wellbeing for Work Coach at Reed Wellbeing!
Reed Wellbeing help people lead healthier lives. Our high impact lifestyle services help people improve their health. We provide easy-to-access, effective interventions that address a range of lifestyle issues. With our support, people make sustainable change that will help them improve their wellbeing, become healthier and reduce their chances of developing illnesses.
Over 112,000 people have benefited from our services since 2015.
Please note: We are currently bidding on a number of contracts, the outcomes of which are due to be announced by the 16th April 2021. Final stage interviews will take place from the 19th April 2021 onward. This role is an expression of interest for potential future opportunities within Reed in Partnership.
What the job is about
A Wellbeing Work Coach is responsible for supporting participants to better manage health conditions and promote wellbeing activities that support participants to move closer to employment.
Your main responsibilities would include:
- Creating Health and Wellbeing plans for participants
- Developing partnerships and referral pathways with local health organisations
- Acting as an advocate for participants
- Working closely with Employment Advisers to identify appropriate health and wellbeing interventions for participants
- Delivering short training and brief advice sessions.
What's in it for you?
Alongside a generous base salary, you will have the freedom to run your branch independently, access our wider career development framework and payment progression plans. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.
Required Skills & Experience
- Experience of working in a customer facing and/or health and wellbeing environment.
- Health advice/improvement qualification (minimum level - City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Health Trainer Qualification or equivalent).
- A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma.
- GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage.
- Experience of exposure to client groups. These client groups may include people claiming health related benefits, single parents, those with criminal records, ex-services, and specific ethnic minority or faith groups.
- Direct previous experience of a similar role. Roles considered to be similar include the role of Health Trainer.
- Experience of working with or for the NHS, with an understanding of the local health and wellbeing landscape.
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 an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria.