Health and Wellbeing Practitioner
Health and Wellbeing Practitioner - 12 Months fixed Term Contract
Our client is the social enterprise that empowers people to break the cycle of crime or addiction to move forward with their lives. For more than 25 years they have been working with people to build positive and productive lives, whatever their past. They believe that anyone is capable of lasting change. Their services have supported thousands of people to make positive changes and build productive lives with a job, family, friends and a sense of community.
Our client currently has an exciting opportunity for a Substance Misuse Professional to join our team at HMP Wormwood Scrubs.
Working within a Health and Wellbeing Service you will contribute to the delivery of various Health and Wellbeing groups and programmes for clients.
The post demands well developed verbal skills and interpersonal group work facilitation skills to stimulate groups and clients, relating positively and empathetically.
The post holder will provide group session interventions for clients with health and substance related issues and it’s important that as a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner you will utilise your specialist facilitation group work skills, knowledge and experience, taking a holistic approach and working closely with Senior Health and Wellbeing, to help our clients to better manage their physical and/or mental health and wellbeing through the services we provide. The role is vital in improving the links between the Health and Wellbeing service and the service users within the prison.
To be successful in this role you will need to have a Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) and a thorough understanding of CBT and be suitably qualified to deliver a therapeutic intervention.
Our client will consider applications from candidates with a Nursing and/or Criminal Justice background and applications from candidates who are themselves in recovery will be welcomed.
Our client offers an excellent benefits package including work-related clinical supervision allowance, Simply Health coverage, competitive annual leave entitlements and a contributory pension scheme. They also support their employees to achieve both professional and personal development.
Our client is committed to equality of opportunity. They select candidates based their abilities and skills and nothing else. They are dedicated to enhancing the diverse profile of their organisation to reflect the communities within which they work.
To apply pleasae click on the link provided and you will be redirected to our clients website where you can view the job description and complete your application. Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.
Please ensure your supporting statement lists clear examples which demonstrate your competencies in relation to the person specification and being the right candidate for the role. Please ensure you provide specific examples from previous work experience on how you meet each criterion. (Please use additional sheets if necessary)
If you have not completed an application and/or supporting statement for some time please call Valérie for an informal chat on 0203 752 5565.
Closing date for applications: 24/08/2017 (12:00 am)