Wellbeing Enterprises Vacancy – Macmillan Community Wellbeing Officer

Salary:   Salary: £18,500 – £20,000 (6 month probationary period)
10 month fixed term contract- with possible extension
Hours:                       37.5 hours per week
Place of work:         Liverpool City Region

Purpose of Post:

We’re looking for a passionate and empathic individual with qualifications and/or experience in community-led work to play a crucial role in engaging patients within the Macmillan cancer support team in health and wellbeing activities.  The successful candidate will be working collaboratively and creatively with practice patients, staff, Clinicians and wider stakeholders to generate better health outcomes for patients.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one to one community based support to patients living with a diagnosis of cancer and their carers. Focusing specifically on the social dimensions of health and supporting patients to make positive lifestyle changes.

Provide group based educational and hobby and interest activities and programmes that enable people to learn new skills, make friends, build resilience and have fun.

To act as a ‘navigator’ and connect patients to a range of support services to address issues that may be impacting on patient and carer wellbeing.

To work with patients and carers to ensure the service is meeting the needs of this group. Recognising patients and carers as ‘assets’ who have a vital role to play in designing and delivering the service.

Collaborate with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver community based initiatives that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the community.

To monitor and record patient outcome data to determine the impact of the service. This will include telephone consultations with patients.

To recruit, train and support a team of volunteers who will support the delivery of the service and help to kick start a social movement for health in Liverpool

Uphold Wellbeing Enterprises CIC’s core values: People Power, Positive Places and Productive Partnerships wellbeingenterprises.org.uk

The details contained within this job description reflect the content of the job at the date it was prepared. However, it is inevitable that, over time, the nature of the job may change. Existing duties may no longer be required and other duties may be gained without changing the general nature of the post or the level of responsibility entailed. Consequently, we will expect to revise this job description from time to time and will consult the post holder/s at the appropriate time.

Closing Date 18/09/2018 4pm

Further information and application form.

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