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Health and Wellbeing Lead

Employer
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockport
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
You will take a leading role in engaging with our colleagues in line with Our People Strategy for health & wellbeing. The role will involve supporting, guiding and encouraging staff to improve their own health through motivational support signposting and communication. You will be responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating initiatives, programmes and services relating to health and wellbeing and supporting colleagues at our Trust to make healthier lifestyle choices in respect of their physical and mental health.

Main duties of the job

The Health and Wellbeing Lead will contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of our Health and Wellbeing Strategy, and sustainable health and wellbeing programmes and interventions.

Take an active role in our Trust's Health and Wellbeing Steering Group, leading on task and finish groups under the remit of the Steering Group. Providing assurance on the progress of all health and wellbeing workstreams within the remit of your role.

Implement our Health and wellbeing strategy and work within the policies and procedures of our Trust. Fully understand the impact of the work environment on Health and wellbeing.

Communicate effectively with colleagues to ensure that all relevant information in relation to activities that influence health, wellbeing is shared in a timely manner to support health improvement outcomes.

Develop and maintain knowledge of services and contacts within our integrated care systems including the local authority, community and public health organisations.

Use information and feedback obtained from data sources including the NHS staff survey, Health and Wellbeing audits and diagnostic tools including the NHS Health and Wellbeing Framework to improve health and wellbeing interventions and offers for colleagues across our Trust.

Facilitate the delivery of health and wellbeing interventions, using a range of practical tools, at both organisational and team level.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will take a leading role in engaging with our colleagues in line with Our People Strategy for health & wellbeing. The role will involve supporting, guiding and encouraging staff to improve their own health through motivational support signposting and communication. You will be responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating initiatives, programmes and services relating to health and wellbeing and supporting colleagues at our Trust to make healthier lifestyle choices in respect of their physical and mental health.

You will be an active member of the Health and Wellbeing Steering Group providing assurance on health and wellbeing programmes. The role will include the coordination of colleague engagement and wellbeing work stream activities which you will manage, update and analyse data using various information databases to support staff engagement.

You will work collaboratively and in partnership with colleagues in Occupational Health and Staff Psychological and Wellbeing Service.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development, delivery and evaluation of our Health and Wellbeing Strategy, and sustainable health and wellbeing programmes and interventions.
  • Take an active role in our Trusts Health and Wellbeing Steering Group, leading on task and finish groups under the remit of the Steering Group.
  • Provide assurance on the progress of all health and wellbeing workstreams within the remit of your role.
  • Implement our Health and wellbeing strategy and work within the policies and procedures of our Trust.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues to ensure that all relevant information in relation to activities that influence health, wellbeing is shared in a timely manner to support health improvement outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of services and contacts within our integrated care systems including the local authority, community and public health organisations.
  • Fully understand the impact of the work environment on Health and wellbeing.
  • Use information and feedback obtained from data sources including the NHS staff survey, Health and Wellbeing audits and diagnostic tools including the NHS Health and Wellbeing Framework to improve health and wellbeing interventions and offers for colleagues across our Trust.
  • Facilitate the delivery of health and wellbeing interventions, using a range of practical tools, at both organisational and team level.
  • Develop an innovative and effective communication plan that will use a range of communication platforms including our Trust microsite, social media channels and intranet to ensure that health and wellbeing information and messages are received by all colleagues with the desired impact and outcomes.
  • Produce a monthly Health & Wellbeing Newsletter that is engaging and informative for staff. The newsletter will closely link to our health & wellbeing strategy.
  • Develop, coordinate, and support the delivery of our health & wellbeing and engagement calendar.
  • Work closely with the Trust Charities Manager to identify and fund health and wellbeing initiatives.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level in a relevant subject or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • Evidence of attendance at relevant CPD events (internal or external).
  • Project or programme management qualification


Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent Communication and Time Management Skills
  • Understanding and knowledge of the NHS People Plan and wellbeing priorities/current developments in health and wellbeing
  • Ability to undertake activities to meet the health and wellbeing strategy
  • Excellent IT skills and experience of using a wide variety of software packages
  • Knowledge of data processing, analysis, and manipulation
  • Time management skills


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a project/programme and meeting deadline
  • Experience of problem solving and quickly identifying and implementing solutions in a collaborative manner


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a health and wellbeing role
  • Health/NHS Experience


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Ability to produce qualitative and quantitative reports to a high standard and meet deadlines. Able to use initiative & work independently
  • Attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure & prioritise competing programmes of work. The ability to judge complex situations, make decisions and apply appropriate solutions
  • Able to network across similar organisations to share intelligence and ensure our own provision is innovative and dynamic, partnerships


Desirable

  • Social media awareness/skills


Work Related Circumstances

Essential

  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Flexibility in working to meet the needs of the service.


Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Grove

Stockport

SK2 7JE

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362-A-24-6397544

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