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Job Category
Community Mental Health
Home Based
£38,118.00 - £43,269.00 per annum
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

Health and Wellbeing Manager

About Shaw Trust  

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.

Role Purpose

We are looking for a individual who can manage and develop our Clinical Staff Health and Wellbeing Practitioners ensuring that at all times the wellbeing of our staff and participants are put first. Also to take responsibility for the Health & Wellbeing training offer, to both internal and external markets.

You will line manage a team of staff wellbeing practitioners, who look after the wellbeing of staff across Shaw Trust group and will work with the team to embed Health & Wellbeing into the culture of the organisation, through annual wellbeing surveys/training/support. You will be involved in the escalation of staff wellbeing concerns process, ensuring all case information is brought to the panel and actions followed up. You will work closely with the safeguarding team to ensure concerns are jointly investigated and deliver training ensuring staff are suitably skilled and emotionally able to undertake their roles effectively.

You will manage the team to;

  • revise policies and processes ensuring wellbeing is featured where necessary

  • develop wellbeing initiatives for staff to engage with to support their emotional wellbeing

  • develop and ensure compliance with the wellbeing escalation process

  • develop and manage the Wellbeing page and content, and external Shaw Trust website to ensure accurate and up-to-date emotional wellbeing information, advice and guidance;

  • ensure compliance and governance of ethical standards and practice

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • To work with front line staff to embed health and wellbeing approaches and ensure fidelity to our practice models are maintained at all times

  • To drive internal participation and external sales of our Mental Health Accredited First Aid training including the management of the team delivering this

  • To work within a quality and clinical governance frameworks ensuring that services delivered meet the standards required of lead bodies, the commissioners, ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System) and Investors in People (People Management Standard)

  • To work collaboratively with the team and business development to deliver new business activities

You will hold a recognised Level 7 Clinical Practitioner qualification with professional membership (i.e Mental Health nurse, Psychologist, Counsellor/therapist etc.) and preferably hold a recognised training qualification (i.e. CIPD, PTTLS (or equivalent) Cert-Ed) 

Download the Job Description for full details and Person Specification.

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.  We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. Living our values we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived-experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion. If you have accessibility requirements and would like information in a different format, email: to make alternative arrangements.

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.