Horsham District Council are looking for a Wellbeing Adviser to join our established Health and Wellbeing Team to support the delivery of the Wellbeing Service across the Horsham District. The Wellbeing service is part of a county-wide programme in West Sussex to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent ill-health within our local communities. The service provides information, advice and signposts local people to services for help and support.
As Wellbeing Adviser you will be responsible for providing one-to-one advice, support and motivation to adults wishing to improve their health and wellbeing through behaviour change. You will also support the delivery of other programmes such as pre diabetes courses and workplace health.
To succeed as Wellbeing Adviser you will be highly motivated with a good understanding of healthy lifestyles and wellbeing issues. Ideally you will have experience of delivering health and wellbeing advice and support using brief interventions and/or motivational interviewing techniques working with both individuals and groups. You will have excellent organisation skills and be able to manage conflicting priorities, have good interpersonal and communication skills, be reliable and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will be able to work proactively and on your own initiative.
This post requires flexibility, as some weekend and evening work will be required. You must have a full driving licence and have access to a car.
Horsham District Council encourages and supports professional development and offers a generous benefits package to support your work life balance. This includes 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, flexible working arrangements, access to wellbeing services, and a staff benefits platform featuring many discounts from the high street.