Behaviour Change Advisor Job Vacancy

Gateway Family Services CIC is the leading provider of training and employment to the health and social care sector. Our aim is to reduce inequalities in learning, employment and health.

Position Title:                        Behaviour Change Advisor

Salary:                                    £18,968 per annum

Hours per week:                   37 hours

We currently have a vacancy for a Behaviour Change Advisor to provide one to one and group support to those clients accessing weight management services. You will need to effectively manage a client caseload ensuring timely, appropriate interventions and effective support is offered to clients throughout the process. Applicants should hold a MSc qualification in Health Psychology.

The role will involve:

  • Designing, planning and implementing health psychology interventions to include initial assessment, action planning and on-going review to those clients accessing weight management services.
  • Supporting clients to design a plan of action and refer clients as appropriate to partners, sub-contractors and external agencies to support sustained behaviour change.
  • Managing own caseload with support of Line Manager, working both within office setting and within the local community.
  • To work under the supervision of SCCH Health Psychology Consulting staff to support continued professional development.

The role is outreach based and involves working across and offering support to client’s resident to Solihull.

Applicants for this post must be willing to work flexible hours that will be set around the needs of the organisation which will at times include evenings and weekends.

The post is subject to DBS disclosure, as the post holder will be coming into contact with vulnerable people.

For further information about Gateway Family Services please take a look at our website

www.gatewayfs.org.

Please email recruitment@gatewayfs.org for an application pack quoting reference GW174 or contact Marisol Daley on Tel: 0121 456 7820

Closing date for applications is Sunday 11th December 2016 at 12 midnight

 

 

Behaviour Change Advisor Job Description and Person Specification

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