Health & Wellbeing Adviser: Glasgow Life

3 Posts – (Fixed-Term)
£28,570.33 - £32,352.00
Location: City Wide
Ref: GLA12039

Glasgow Life is looking for a Health & Wellbeing Adviser to join us on a 35 hour, full time, fixed contract for a period up to 31st July 2027. As a Health &Wellbeing Adviser you will be joining our in-demand Live Well Community Referral Team. You will be part of a dedicated team which seeks to address people’s needs in a holistic way by supporting individuals to co-create a wellbeing plan focussed on achieving goals that are most important to them. It also aims to support individuals to take greater control of their own health and wellbeing. 

More about our Sport teams

As a Health & Wellbeing Adviser you’ll be joining our Glasgow Life Sport team, delivering our Live Well Community Referral Programme on behalf of all Glasgow Life teams.   You will play your part in encouraging people to live a healthier Glasgow life by supporting people to take part in a variety of cultural and sporting activities on their doorstep, promoting inclusion and wellbeing throughout the city.

About Glasgow Life 

Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music. 

The role 

Live Well Community Referral offers a means of enabling health professionals, housing organisations, the police, social work and social care as well as a host of community organisations, to refer people to local, non-clinical services and activities. As a Health & Wellbeing Adviser you’ll be an integral part of the team by supporting people to improve their wellbeing  by accessing  a wide range of activities including arts classes, craft sessions, group learning, volunteering, digital support, green gyms, health walks, sports/fitness classes and book groups.

You will report to the Health & Wellbeing Development Officer and work alongside a recently established city-wide team. 

The candidate 

If you’re interested in joining us as a Health & Wellbeing Adviser, you’ll need: 

  • Previous experience of supporting individuals facing a variety of barriers to achieve goals/positive outcomes using a strengths-based and person-centered approach.
  • The ability to listen effectively, display consideration and build rapport in order to support people from a wide range of backgrounds to participate in a range of wellbeing activities.
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills and be able to effectively manage a large caseload of approx.350 referrals per annum 
  • Have a flexible, can-do approach and be able to work comfortably in non- traditional community settings to support individuals facing a variety of barriers access the right support

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
Our city-wide contracts mean you will be flexible to work in any of our locations.

Some of our roles are currently piloting hybrid working, with teams working between the office and home. Your line manager will agree these days with you if appropriate to your role

This role is mainly working 9am – 5pm although some evening and weekend work may be required.

We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply for this vacancy online please visit Health & Wellbeing Adviser - 3 Posts - (Fixed-Term) - GLA12039 | Glasgow Life | myjobscotland

Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 23rd June 2024

Date published: 10 June 2024
Date updated: 10 June 2024

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