Personal Wellbeing Advisor (Emotional Wellbeing)

Recruiter
PACT
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£21000 per annum
Posted
06 May 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
2144184589
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Personal Wellbeing Advisor (Emotional Wellbeing)Pact is a highly respected independent charity, working across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoner’s children and families, to prisoners, and to those who have resettled back into the community. Our work is founded on core values, the first of which is a belief in the innate dignity of every human being, and our work focuses on human relationships, family and community. We are committed to achieving high standards of quality in all that we do.Position: Personal Wellbeing Advisor (Emotional Wellbeing) - KentLocation: KentContract type: PermanentHours: 33.75 hours per week.Salary: £18,900 pro rata (21,000 FTE)Closing date for applications: 6th May, 2021Interview date: W/C 10th May 2021About the role:A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to join Pact as we start delivering a new community-based service supporting people with convictions to improve their personal and emotional wellbeing.One-to-one support will be core to the service including building trust and undertaking activities and interventions that meet the needs of each individual. You will also deliver group sessions and workshops to support the development of skills and strategies such as communication, resilience, negotiation and assertiveness skills; confidence in social interactions and positive coping strategies. You will be responsible for working towards service delivery targets and providing information to evidence outcomes achieved. Working with other professionals in partnership delivery will also be key.About you:As a key member of our values-led charity, you will be motivated to support people to turn their lives around. With a background in supporting people who have multiple and complex needs you will have the skills to engage sensitively with people to build their strength and capacity to change their behavior and engage with other services and activities which may assist them. You will have an awareness of mental health issues, substance misuse and learning difficulties and/or learning disabilities which impact upon a service user’s emotional wellbeing and know how to respond to these sensitively. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills to equip you to build important relationships with partner agencies.What we offer:Pact offers a range of benefits including a free advice, information and counselling service, contributory pension, corporate eye care scheme, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement of 30 days per year plus bank holidays. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.Other information:Pact is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications including those with a criminal conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).This post is subject to a 6-month probationary period, verification of identity and proven right to work in the UK, satisfactory references from previous employers covering a 5-year period, declaration of any unspent criminal convictions (and where appropriate a satisfactory risk assessment), and a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.You may have experience of the following: Casework, Key Working, Family Wellbeing Practitioner, Mental Health Worker, Advice, Guidance, Case Management, Rehabilitation, Family Services, Support Work, Support Worker, Criminal Justice System, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, Social Work, Advocacy, Mentor, Mentoring, etc.Ref: 98647

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