Senior Health and Wellbeing Adviser

This vacancy is now closed

 
Job Category
Operations | Community Services
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£29,700 - £39,700
Closing date
19/10/2018
Ref
19737
Contract type
Permanent
Total hours per week
37.5
Description

Location will be either Birmingham or Leicester

 

What do we need?

 

This is an important role in which you will be leading a team of Health and Wellbeing Advisers who are using their professional Health and Wellbeing skills, knowledge and experience to give advice, guidance and support to frontline staff to enable them to better support participants to manage their physical and/or mental health conditions. Essentially you will work with this team to ensure that our participants gain employment through better management of their physical and/or mental health and wellbeing needs.

 

About you:

 

You will need to be registered as one of the following:

  • A Physiotherapist with psycho-social experience, registered with the HCPC
  • An Occupational Therapist, registered with HCPC.
  • A counsellor/psychotherapist registered as an accredited practitioner with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP);
  • An accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist registered with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
  • Mental Health Nurse, registered with NMC
  • Clinical psychologist, registered with HCPC

As well as having:

 

  • Experience as working as a line manager
  • Exceptional organisational abilities to allow the prioritisation and effective management of key duties.
  • Being adaptable and flexible to be able to react positively to ongoing change.
  • Understanding of the benefits of being in work and managing health and wellbeing.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the biopsychosocial model of wellbeing.

 

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