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ROLE:

Mental Wellness Coach

TYPE:

Full Time - Permanent

SALARY:

£24,000 - £27,000 Per Annum

LOCATION:

Bedford

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

In 2021/22, 54% of our Domestic Abuse Resettlement Team (DART) clients had a mental health diagnosis. This compares to 16% of the general population – source: MIND (2022). The purpose of the role is to improve the quality of care we are able to deliver and to generate better outcomes for individuals in the community fleeing domestic abuse with poor mental health. Using a trauma informed approach and your excellent clinical knowledge, you will liaise with clients, DART, Bedford Borough Council Housing Options and healthcare professionals to establish an effective interdisciplinary care plan, based on the individuals needs and wishes. To be the ‘go-to’ person for keeping the individual’s service provision on-track, monitoring and evaluating progress to ensure that best outcomes are achieved.

Our Values:
• Aspirational – We believe everyone can be the best they can be and dream big dreams.
• Caring – We believe everyone should be cared for.
• Empowering – We believe we should support and encourage people to take ownership of their lives to enable them to achieve positive change.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Experience of supporting people with a range of mental health conditions and working in partnership to achieve best outcomes
  • Sound understanding of the impact of complex trauma on mental & physical health outcomes.
  • A good knowledge of the issues facing people who have experienced homelessness and/ or domestic abuse and homelessness issues in general.
  • Good understanding of the Safeguarding Agenda.
  • Qualification in mental health, psychology or related social care discipline.

BENEFITS:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Wellness programme
  • Referral Scheme

SCHEDULE:

Full Time, Mon-Fri 37.5 Hrs per week

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible. 

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ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please add a covering letter answering the questions below. Applicants failing to answer the questions will not be considered for the role.

  • What experience do you have in Mental Wellness Coaching?
  • What skills do you think you would need to be a Mental Wellness Coach?
  • What previous therapeutic experience or qualifications do you have?
  • What experience do you have in Mental Wellness Coaching?