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Changes Wellbeing Practitioner

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Various Locations across the Borough
Salary
Band D, SCP 9 -17 (£25,119 - £28,770 per annum) pro rata
Closing date
21 Jun 2024
Reference
SAND0000008400

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Job Details

This position is on fixed term basis until 31/03/2026 due to additional capacity

To support the delivery of the Family Hubs project and Public Health wellbeing initiatives the Parent Support Team are looking to recruit experienced facilitators who can deliver high quality wellbeing activities for parents-to-be and new parents/carers and families across Sandwell. 

These sessions will enhance the current offer and form part of the wider Changes Activities programme and Changes Programmes for Parents/Carers.

We are seeking facilitators who can naturally create a warm, welcoming, safe and enjoyable atmosphere for attendees and provide peer-support and signposting as appropriate.

Examples of activities that may be delivered as part of the Changes Activity Programme include buggy walks, group exercise sessions, baby massage, baby development & movement to music sessions.

The successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Plan, organise and deliver scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; monitor, adapt and maintain a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all attendees.
  • Ensure high-quality and appropriate materials and resources are prepared and available for all sessions (for example music, equipment, handouts etc) Complete registers and maintain accurate records of attendance. 
  • Ensuring the satisfactory completion of all course documentation (pre and post course evaluations and WEMWBs), administration and record keeping in line with the service’s quality assurance protocols. 
  • Report customer feedback to support ongoing quality assurance and improvement. 
  • Ensure health and safety is maintained during all sessions (undertaking risk assessments and PARQ as appropriate for exercise sessions)

We are happy to discuss a range or working hours to support work-life balance including term-time working and part-time.

The Closing date for applications is: Friday 21st June 2024

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th July 2024

For an informal discussion, please contact Nikki Quaife Nikki_quaife@sandwell.gov.uk

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

Click here to find out more about our One Team Framework: Values and Behaviours

To apply please download the application and return to: Hrresourcing_applications@sandwell.gov.uk

 

 

Supporting Documents for Changes Wellbeing Practitioner

Company

Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page; http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/Vision2030

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/council/values-behaviours

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/30847/local-government-careers

Company info
Website
Telephone
0121 569 3300
Location
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3BS
GB

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