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Health and Wellbeing Support Partner

OrganisationSpot Wellbeing CIC
LocationBased in IPSWICH. Working in location’s across Suffolk, UK. (Qualified car driver with access to a vehicle essential)
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract type1 year Fixed Term contract
Salary£26,000.00 pro rata + travel allowances
Hours22.5 hours per week (part time)
DBS checkAn enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant
Date posted26 March 2024
Closing date23 April 2024

SPOTWELLBEING CIC is a community interest company offering a range of services. We set up the service in 2019 and now run one-to-one sessions and groups across Suffolk. The service is run by health professionals: Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist and technical instructor with support from our new administration and business support team member.

Our mission is to support people to have a good quality of life, doing activities that are meaningful to them through holistic, personalized partnership working.

We have a one-to-one service for people over 50 who require support to improve their wellbeing. The length of service will depend on the individual and what they are working towards. We are holistic and will work with the person on whatever we are able to, to improve their wellbeing.

Our Health and wellbeing Groups are 90-minute sessions, run across Suffolk, once a week for six weeks. 2 of our team members lead 45 minutes of exercise, practice relaxation techniques, have a talk / discussion on a topic related to ageing well and then the group can socialize. We also have a sustainability project linked to these groups – supporting communities to continue them independently.

Under the supervision of the Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Technical Instructor you will:

Assist in the provision of one-to-one sessions:

  • To work with the team to meet people who are referred to the service at their home/ in the community. To get to know them and build up a partnership – learn about what is important to them and how they want to improve their wellbeing. You will follow the SPOTWELLBEING CIC model.
  • To seek to understand each person and their complexities, strengths, and areas they want to improve.
  • You will follow one-to-one support plans for people that have been designed by them and their team member.
  • To work with other services and local providers as benefits each individual person.
  • To make any referrals / reports as required by the person to support their wellbeing within your competencies.
  • Highlight/ discuss referrals/support plans that need to be made to OT/PT/TI where they do not fall in your competencies.

You will also be required to:

  • Maintain accurate clinical records.
  • Use outcome measures with clients to inform impact data for the service and individual outcome measures if appropriate.
  • To participate in MDT meetings and team meetings.
  • To keep your own CPD, supported by the team.
  • To engage in regular supervision with team members OT/PT/TI.
  • Assist in the running of health and wellbeing groups:
  • Setting up the groups/ making drinks, packing away
  • Facilitating exercise session and mindfulness organised by OT/PT/TI.
  • Participating in group talks organised by PT/OT/TI.
  • Chatting with attendees and highlighting any concerns with OT/PT/TI.
  • Following the policies / risk assessments for group programme.

Essential criteria for applicants:

  • Previous experience in health and social care.
  • Proficient skills in IT, math’s and English.
  • Lived experience / interest in health and wellbeing.
  • Have a good understanding of the scope of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy roles.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Car driver with vehicle essential
  • Enhanced DBS check required for position.

How to apply

Download our Job Pack from below.  Send your CV and covering letter to spotwellbeing@gmail.com

  • Contact us on 07398 796393 to discuss the opportunity or for further information.

Closing date: 23rd  April 2024                     

Interview date: TBC

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