Wellbeing Co-ordinator

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Wellbeing Co-ordinator

RATE OF PAY                     £22,000 per annum pro rata

 

HOURS:                            22.5 hours per week  

 

ACCOUNTABLE TO              GL Communities  

 

LINE MANAGED BY             Deputy Manager

 

LOCATION                         Primarily based at the Phoenix Centre but working within the local Partnership.

 

EXPENSES                          Reasonable travel expenses if required to funding

Responsibilities and accountability:

Co-ordinator will be employed by GL Communities.

We are an Inclusive Employer

Training:

Relevant training opportunities may be available. Depending on the nature of the training and in discussion with the line manager, training may be either within or outside of working hours.

Specific responsibilities of the Partnership Worker:

  1. To work with residents in the community to promote health and wellbeing and social inclusion.
  2. To be responsible for implementing effective co-ordination, internal and external referrals and promotion of the Phoenix Centre work and GL Communities activities. This may include being a key holder for the Phoenix Centre, monitoring usage and development of these facilities. 
  1. To have conversations with local residents about existing community assets or by developing new ones.
  2. To encourage residents through coaching or mentoring to access volunteering, training, education and employment opportunities by running or linking to development opportunities at the Centre or elsewhere.
  3. To support the promotion and marketing process of the Phoenix Centre and the local Partnership. To encourage and improve use of the facilities
  4. To support the social media updates as required to keep residents involved within the work of GL
  5. To liaise with other initiatives in the area so that the work of the Partnership can be complementary to other services in the area.
  6. To build and develop effective partnerships with communities, Businesses, Voluntary and Community Sector and other service providers.  
  7. To promote an understanding of the purpose of this work for local residents and to local groups and organisations, and how they might get involved.
  8. To assist in identifying people who may be interested in becoming members of the Phoenix Centre as part of the Well-Being project and be a part of our inclusive work.
  9. To identify and support the development of local community led initiatives
  10. To attend the local Partnership meetings and keep the steering group informed of any new groups/activities and how they are progressing.
  11. To keep proper records of work undertaken, and provide regular updates to the funders and GL leadership team
  12. To attend appropriate training
  13. To work within GL Communities Health and Safety, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Data protection, Safeguarding and other policies.
  14. To carry out any other duties as required, commensurate with the post, and depending on available time and resources.

Job Specification:

Training and Qualification: Qualification equal to a NVQ level 3 and/or experience of working in communities.   

Essential

Experience of working in this field using an asset-based approach

Desirable

Accredited qualifications including Maths and English above basic skills level

Essential

Project leadership

Desirable

Coaching and mentoring skills

Desirable

Effective communication skills

Essential

IT skills

Essential

Understanding of strength-based service delivery

Desirable

Knowledge of local asset and agencies

Desirable

Person Specification:

This challenging and rewarding role would suit someone with strong people skills who wants to support residents within their journey to healthier and happier lives.

To apply please download an read and complete the forms below.

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CV’s must be accompanied by a fully completed Application form

Further information for this role can be found through  email to Sue Cunningham on  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or phone Sue/Tessa on 01452 505544.

Closing date:  26th January
Short- Listing:  3rd February
Interviews: w/c 7th February 2022

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