Health and Wellbeing Practitioners Required: Home Based/West London

 

Shaw Trust

Salary: £29,508 – £36,065

Closing date:16/12/2022

Ref: 25167

Contract type: Permanent

Total hours per week: 37.5

We are looking for Health and Wellbeing Practitioners to work alongside our Support Managers and the WHP team to support the wellbeing of participants and staff on the Work & Health Programme.

As a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner for WHP, you will be developing and delivering a holistic health and wellbeing approach to help progress participants closer to the labour market.

The role holder will be expected to work closely with frontline Support Managers, taking a holistic approach to supporting their caseload of participants to gain employment through better management and self-management of their physical and/or mental health and wellbeing needs. You will advise and guide Support Managers to effectively signpost participants to mental health and wellbeing support where required.

This will be delivered remotely via phone, video conference and other digital channels.

Essential:

You will have:

  • Allied health background or an equivalent qualification in behavioural or health sciences as recognised by an appropriate professional body
  • Experience in delivering behaviour change interventions for specific lifestyle related issues (Smoking cessation, physical activity, NHS Health Checks, weight management, alcohol reduction)
  • Proven experience of supporting those with health conditions back to work rehabilitation/occupation  health
  • Relevant health and wellbeing clinical experience
  • An understanding of cognitive behavioural techniques, principles, and experience of applying in working practice

Download the Job Description for full details.

Location:

Home Based (preference for the candidate to be based in or have local knowledge of West London.)

Employee Benefits

As well as helping to make a positive difference to the lives of young people, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will have access to the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan

 

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