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Health and Wellbeing Coach

Cumbria County Council
£30,095 - £30,984
Closing date
28 Jul 2022

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Health and Social Care, Health
Job role
Officer, Operative
Contract Type
Full time
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Are you looking for a rewarding challenge? Would you like to be part of making positive changes to someone’s life?

We have a vacancy for a Health & Wellbeing Coach working with individuals aged 16 years and over in the Carlisle district who would like to make positive changes to their lives. Most of the people we work with have faced a period of crisis or have multiple issues that they need to understand and work through.

About the role

Within the role, you will need to able to adopt a coaching approach and have the personal skills to build trusting and authentic relationships with individuals in our community. You will work in a non-directive style, help people to identify their aspirations and goals, motivate them to make changes, whilst also understanding and reducing any barriers to change

Who we are looking for

The successful candidate will be able to:

*Coach people to take action on factors that influence health and wellbeing – including lifestyle, relationships, interests and home life

*Work alongside people to reduce health inequalities by understanding inequality, and identify ways in which they can address and sustain changes into the future.

*Help build independence and resilience to meet future crisis.

*Understand and challenge behaviours, raise awareness and build personal responsibility.

*Engage with our local communities and social networks, but also link the people we support together and encouraging them to create self-led community/social groups.

Health & Wellbeing Coaches are required to hold a level 6 Advanced Diploma in Health Coaching qualification or equivalent and/or extensive experience of coaching individuals.

If you would like to apply for this role and do not have the above qualification and experience, there is the opportunity for you to join the team as a Health & Wellbeing Officer with a requirement to complete an Advanced Diploma in Health Coaching as part of your role before progressing to the Health & Wellbeing Coach role.

We would love to hear from anyone who could be a great asset to our team. If this sounds like you, then please apply today!

If you have any questions about this role, then please email

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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