Real living wage employer
Disability confident employer
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Health and Wellbeing Coach

Vacancy Salary £22,548 to £24,881
Vacancy Location HMP Haverigg
Type of engagement: Full-Time
Hours per week: 37.5

This is a Permanent, 37.5 vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Would you like to work for a leading mental health charity?

Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?

If yes, join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

 

Due to growth, we have an exciting opportunity HMP Havering in Haverigg where you will join our friendly and inspiring team as a Health & Wellbeing Coach. Your role will be a permanent position working full time, 37.5 hours per week based in the service.

 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and Home Office Prison Clearances.

 

HMP Haverigg is a category C and D adult male prison, located just outside Millom in the village of Haverigg in Cumbria. It opened in 1967 and has a current capacity of 644. The prison actively encourages inmates to take part in full-time work and / or training, and education courses include construction, horticulture and timber manufacturing. 

 

 

Who are we?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

 

What will you be doing?

You will be supporting someone in their daily activities and helping them lead a fulfilling life, this can involve things like,

  • Provide comprehensive induction pack and suite of self-help materials to support with early intervention and prevent inappropriate referrals
  • Work in a coaching manner, exploring ways of goal setting with people to help them achieve their ambitions
  • Ensure a collaborative approach with the multi-disciplinary team, constructing and maintain professional and effective working relationships to gain the best person centred / recovery outcomes for the individual
  • Attend prisoner meetings to inform prisoners of services and support on offer for mild and moderate mental health needs and conditions
  • Work closely with Prison Consultative Committees and Service User Forums to identify, recruit and train suitable patients to become Peer Mentors providing additional emotional/practical support
  • ensure the highest standards of clinical record keeping, including electronic data entering and recording on Rethink and Prison systems

 

 

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Experience of working with people with mental health needs (both 1-1 and in groups) in a coaching and goal setting way
  • Experience of developing and co-ordinating projects and activities
  • Completed training or qualification relevant to the post, e.g. Train the trainer, recovery training, Peer Support Worker or Coaching
  • Working knowledge and understanding of mental health and ability to recognise the indicators of deteriorating mental health
  • Operate from an inclusive values base which promotes recovery and recognises and respects diversity
  • Ability to support, coach and encourage people to influence, speak out and lead within their own communities including those from marginalised communities

 

 

 

What will you receive?

  • Positive and supportive working environments - We have a highly supportive working environment in which managers are challenging and supporting in equal measures.
  • Positive work-life balance – Flexible working opportunities and support from our employee assistance programme.
  • A competitive salary and pension scheme – We pay all employees the Real Living Wage and  benchmark our against our competitors. Annual increments to the top of the payscale.
  • Strong management - A strong performance management culture is embedded across the organisation.
  • A fantastic learning and development offer - A clearly set out and accessible learning and development pathway, offering an extensive range of training and learning opportunities is accessible for all. This includes funding for post qualifying courses.

 

 

 

You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range e-learning courses. You will also receive:  

  • Salary of £22,548 to £24,881 (Band 4 Agenda for change)
  • Annual Increments to top of pay band
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance and employee assistance programme
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days plus bank holidays  
  • Your "Rethink Day" - 1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your Birthday
  • Eyecare vouchers

 

 

 

Rose Adams is the Resourcing Advisor looking after this role. If you have a question please get in touch on 07775682782 or by email at recruitment@rethink.org

 

 

Just a couple of final things,

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, LGBTQ+, people with a disability, or who are BAME are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status and therefore we ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to everyone.

We reserve the right to change the closing date without notice depending on the number of responses received.

 

 

 

Our work to achieve this is guided by seven core values:

  • Commitment
  • Equity
  • Expertise
  • Hope
  • Openness
  • Passion
  • Understanding

Passion

We are passionate about leading the way to a better quality of life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.

Commitment

We work tirelessly to provide support for everyone severely affected by mental illness.

Openness

We are open and transparent in all our work with beneficiaries, supporters, partners and the public to achieve change for people severely affected by mental illness.

Hope

We offer hope of a better quality of life for all those severely affected by mental illness.

Expertise

We constantly use our expertise to provide practical and personal support for people who are severely affected by mental illness.

Understanding

People who are severely affected by mental illness are at the heart of everything we do in our organisation – our membership, our governance and our workforce.

Equity

We believe that in a world where discrimination and disadvantage exist, treating people with equity is critical to ensure justice and fairness for all.

Openness

We are open and transparent in all our work with beneficiaries, supporters, partners and the public to achieve change for people severely affected by mental illness.

You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development, and a range of e-learning courses. You will also receive:  

Employer funded pension

Flexible
working

Life
assurance

BUPA
employee assistance

Eyecare vouchers

up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses

Training opportunities

e-learning courses & much more

Annual
leave

25 days rising to 30, plus bank holidays

Rethink
day

1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your Birthday

For the full list, see our website here.

“From the very start I was made to feel welcome and respected in my new team. In the short time I have been working with Rethink Mental Illness as a service administrator I have been able to contribute ideas and make meaningful change, and I appreciate that Rethink allows me to direct my own role development and help me build on the skills I want to work on.”

“Working for Rethink Mental Illness is the most rewarding job I could ask for. As a Peer and Volunteer Co-ordinator I get to work with a huge variety of people, with a range of skills and support them to incorporate those skills into their volunteering roles. I am always looking for gaps that need filling and creating new and exciting opportunities that will benefit our service, mental health in the community, but most importantly the people giving up their time to help.”

“I’ve previously worked in a large corporate environment, in the criminal justice sector and other charities. Without a shadow of a doubt, Rethink Mental Illness has been the best employer I’ve ever had. They care about their staff. Its great working with like-minded people and knowing that you are making a real difference to people’s lives.”

“It feels very rewarding to be part of such a meaningful Organisation where everyone is valued and has the opportunity to make a difference”.

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