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Health and Wellbeing Practitioner

£27,257 pa (pro rata for part time staff)
One full time post (37 hours PW) and two half time posts (18.5)
Sheffield Futures
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Term of Employment:
22nd July 2024

How to Apply

To apply for this position online, please visit our website to download an application form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Job Description

Health and Wellbeing Practitioners x 3
Salary: £27,257 pa (pro rata for part time staff)
Terms: Permanent
Hours: One full time post (37 hours pw) and two half time posts (18.5)
Location: Sheffield City Centre

About the role
As a Health & Wellbeing Practitioner within our Door 43 service, you will work with young people aged 13-25 to provide early help to improve wellbeing and prevent the effects of life experiences from escalating to more serious mental health problems. You’ll be part of a team giving support to young people through developing brief interventions, activities, both one-to-one sessions and group work.

We are a client led service and tailor our support as best as possible to meet the individual needs of our service users.

About Sheffield Futures
Sheffield Futures is an independent charity, supporting communities and helping young people to achieve their full potential in learning, employment and life.

About you
You will bring understanding of how best to engage and support young people who may be experiencing a range of barriers and challenges to their wellbeing. With both the ability to provide practical support and therapeutic skills you’ll be able to deliver solution focused motivational interviewing and/or cognitive behavioural informed interventions to effectively support and empower young people towards independence and improved wellbeing.

Along with substantial experience of working with young people to improve their wellbeing, you will have strong communication and relationship building skills and excellent understanding of safeguarding children and young adults

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

Under the Disability Confident standard disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

We recognise the positive value of diversity, promoting equity and celebrating inclusion, and we welcome and courage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 22 July.
Interviews are planned for 29 July.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates that meet the requirements of the role. In addition, we know that both men and those from ethnic minority groups are under-represented and would welcome applications from these groups.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Our employee benefits include:
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata if part time), rising to 30 days plus Bank Holidays after five years’ service
- Life Assurance associated with your pension
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible working: many roles are eligible for flexible working, so staff can adjust the time they start and finish work to manage work and personal commitments.
- Hybrid working: many roles are suitable for hybrid working, meaning staff can work from Star House and from home. Client-facing staff work in various locations across the city (such as schools and GP surgeries).
- Local Sheffield discounts.
- Wellbeing benefits: access to Westfield Health; Cycle to Work Scheme; Gym Membership Discount Scheme; free eye test and flu vaccination vouchers

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