Wellbeing Advisor | Suffolk Constabulary

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Wellbeing Advisor

Capel St Mary Police Station
Full Time (37 Hours) - Temporary till 17 October 2022
£28,725 - £32,673 per annum
Closing Date: Wednesday 29 September 2021 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L2026 on application form

Closing Date: Wednesday 29th September at 5pm and interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th October.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our outstanding team on a temporary basis. 

Applications are invited for the post of Wellbeing Advisor in the Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing Department based at Capel St Mary Police Station, with some home working.

The successful applicant will provide a comprehensive and proactive wellbeing service to Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies. The post holder will be jointly responsible for contributing to the planning and delivery of wellbeing programmes and initiatives for the organisation and will play a key part in pushing the direction for Force wide Wellbeing initiatives.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete the support statement section of your application, in no more than 500 words, based on the following;

What makes you passionate about wellbeing and what do you think are the challenges of creating a ‘well’ workforce and integrating a wellbeing programme into our organisation?

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Background in psychology (degree or equivalent experience)
  • Interest in mental health and wellbeing
  • Broad experience of stress and trauma management
  • Effective and confident communicator with proven ability to adapt style when dealing with internal and external colleagues/agencies
  • Proven experience of delivering or coordinatoing employee engagement programmes
  • Experience of designing and delivering presentation and training materials to small and large groups
  • Ability to travel/work across both Norfolk and Suffolk dividing the working week based in either location as required
  • Ability to work outside normal office hours on an on-call rota basis
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of police culture and its impact on the wellbeing of staff and officers

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience and knowledge of Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) models of post trauma support
  • Previous experience in Welfare/psychological support role in a relevant organisation

Role profile >> wellbeing_advisor_-_feb_2020.pdf

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a temporary basis.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5 October.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on a job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].