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Staff Wellbeing Lead

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Bolton and Wigan
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Wigan and Bolton Services are excited to offer a brand new staff wellbeing lead post. This role will responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing strategies and programmes aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of our staff.

Their primary goal is to create a positive environment that fosters employee engagement, resilience and work life balance.

The post holder will work to implement the recommendations of the Peoples Plan which focuses on services being:

Compassionate and Inclusive.

Staff being recognised and rewarded.

Staff having a voice that counts.

Staff being safe and healthy.

Staff have the opportunity to always take part in learning.

Staff being able to work flexibly.

Staff to work as a team.

Band subject to job evaluation - May change

Main duties of the job

This purpose of this role is to work with the Wigan and Bolton Senior Leadership Teams to carry out programmes of work that will enhance the health and wellbeing of all staff that work in the GMMH Bolton and Wigan services ensuring they are supported, valued and cared for, thus making sure that our services are a great place to work. Staff who feel supported and cared for by the organisation are then in the best position to give optimal care to our service users and carers. Following the directive of the NHS People Plan 2020-21 and The NHS People Promise July 2021, the postholder will lead on work to ensure staff are at the heart of transformational wellbeing plans.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience in staff leadership


  • A Counselling Qualification



  • Managerial experience and experience of managing HR matters


  • Experience of multi-professional team working.



  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of emotional intelligence.


  • Evidence of ongoing professional development



  • High levels of professionalism and integrity


  • A good understanding of Bolton and Wigan demographics

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Wigan and Bolton services

Royal Bolton Hospital & Atherleigh Park Hospital

Bolton and Wigan


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