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!
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.