Health & Wellbeing Community Navigator

This vacancy is now closed

 
Job Category
Operations | Community Services
Location
Tonbridge, Bridge House
Salary
£21,793-£25,833 pro rata
Closing date
27/08/2019
Ref
20643
Contract type
Permanent
Total hours per week
15 hours per week
Description

Shaw Trust is a progressive charity on an exciting journey to help five times more people over the next five years. For over 30 years we have supported disabled and disadvantaged people to make positive changes to their lives through training and employment, and our ambitious plans need the right people to help us transform many more lives, in many more ways.

What we do is exciting, fulfilling and diverse and its about to get even better. As well as employment services, we work with kids in schools, help offenders in prisons, and empower people to take part in activities that many of us would take for granted.

Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you the chance to help turn someones life around.

What we need?

You're the person who can help individuals access the right help at the right time. Our Navigators understand their communities and the wide range of services available within them. They are passionate about getting it right, able communicators and focused on using their experience to connect people with the help they need in their own communities.

 

Working daily with clients, health professionals, volunteers and service providers Navigators are focused on making sure a person's journey to better wellbeing is as easy as possible. Brokering existing service and helping to develop new local provision, liaising with primary and secondary health care professionals, checking in on progress and making sure we can evidence the outcomes of the service are all important facets.

 

This role is perfect for individuals with experience of working within a community mental health and or wellbeing setting using a case management approach. A practical understanding of primary and secondary care with the ability to champion and embrace change would be useful. The successful candidate will have a solution focussed approach, be highly organised and be able to deliver to agreed service specifications and outcomes.

Are you right for the job?

  • Do you have experience within a community mental health and wellbeing setting?
  • Do you have the ability to turn around the lives of people through engagement and inclusion?
  • Do you have a strong track record of achieving positive outcomes?
  • Do you motivate people, work well in a team and stay focused under pressure?
  • Do you feel passionate about reducing the impact of stigma on people's lives and opportunities

 

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