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North Solihull

Full-time, Part-time

Health and Wellbeing Coach – Mental Health

Position: Health and Wellbeing Coach
Location: North Solihull (working across 10 practices)
Hours: Full and part-time hours available
Salary: £26 – £28k per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Contract: Fixed term for 1 year (with possible extension)
Benefits: Enhanced annual leave, hybrid working (where appropriate), flexible working opportunities, a range of workplace wellbeing support and activities including an EAP, family friendly policies and subsidised parking.

Closing Date: Sunday 19th November (midnight)
Interview Dates: 29th and 30th November, 1st December

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Health and Wellbeing Coach to work within North Solihull Primary Care Network providing one to one and group support to patients with low level mental health support needs. If you feel you have skills or experience in providing this type of support and are keen to work for a forward-thinking community organisation who provide flexible working opportunities and the ability to shape the service, we’d love to hear from you!

The Role

As Health and Wellbeing Coach for Mental Health, you will provide one-to-one and group support (where appropriate) to people who are referred to you by GPs and the wider PCN team, providing low intensity interventions to support patients to manager their own recovery and self-management. Sessions will focus on motivational interviewing, goal setting and action planning with support spanning a short time frame. Patients who are unsuitable for the service should be referred to higher level mental health support through approved pathways.

The Health and Wellbeing Coach will manage a caseload of patients and maintain accurate record keeping to support outcome monitoring and understand trends and emerging needs.

The role will build trusting relationships with people, devising shared plans and agree type of intervention with patients which may include online sessions, group and one to one support in practice or community venues, or telephone support. The post holder will create strong relationships with primary care staff and wider organisations including Social Prescribers, VCSE Organisations and specialist support agencies as well as Mental Health services in the area.

Requires Skills/Experience
  • Have experience of supporting people in a mental health setting, be this through clinical practice or support work
  • Be a good listener who is able to motivate patients to change using recognised techniques
  • Have the ability to manage own time and workload to provide an efficient, effective service to patients and the PCN
  • Make decisions on the suitability of the service for patients and flag to colleagues where a referral is inappropriate or a patient requires a higher-intensity intervention or serviceYou may also have experience in areas such as: Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Mental Health Support Worker, Support Time and Recovery Worker, Counsellor or Therapist, Health and Wellbeing Coach or similar.
    An interview is guaranteed to suitably qualified and experienced people with disabilities. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
To Apply

Please review the attached Job Description
To Apply, please email your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience match the Person’s Specifications to

if you have any queries or wish to discuss the role, please get in touch with Jemma Abbott via email