Wellbeing Options Coach

£33,079 per annum
Sutton SM1

The Position

We have an exciting opportunity to join our organisation as a Wellbeing Options Coach.

The postholder will support and coach customers in our early help Wellbeing service, holding a caseload and focusing their interventions in order to empower clients to prevent future homelessness and improve their resilience and wellbeing.

This is a short-term contract lasting until the end of March 2021 with the possibility of extension.

The Person

You will have a good understanding of housing options, housing and welfare benefits legislation and training and employment opportunities.

You will be experienced in a similar role and in motivational interviewing techniques as well as other intervention methods.

You should be able to manage your caseload; prioritising and escalating the more complex cases; while taking responsibility for your own development. You will be encouraged to exercise your professional judgement while firmly embedded in a very supportive, close-knit team.

This is a full-time post (36 hours per week), with an annual leave entitlement of 23 days per year calculated pro-rata, plus Bank Holidays.

The Organisation

Encompass is a local authority trading company wholly owned by the London Borough of Sutton. We deliver a wide range of services including Advice and Information, Homelessness Prevention, Choice Based Lettings, Landlord Services, Support Brokerage, Shared Lives, Business Development and Support, and Digital Innovation.

As an Encompass employee you will be able to access a number of benefits including:

  • Opportunity for flexible working
  • Annual leave entitlement of 23 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Ability to purchase annual leave
  • A range of benefits, including discounts from a number of retailers and services

Additional information

All post holders must have the right to work in the UK and will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service check as well as other employment clearances.

Details of interviews

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date and invited to an online interview and work based test.

How to apply

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification, you can then apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form, which will require you to fill out your details and complete a supporting statement addressing the points on the Person Specification.

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