Health Coach

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East Midlands
£34,000 to £34,000 per annum
Trigon Recruitment
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Role:- Health Coach

Location:- Northampton

Salary:- £34,000

Trigon Recruitment are looking for an experienced Health Coach to join a newly established Training Provider.

Do you want to work in an exciting, start-up environment where you will have the opportunity to help shape the company culture, be challenged, learn new skills and innovate?

If the answer is yes, we would love to hear from you.

We have a dedicated team of supportive coaches, skills trainers, health coaches and labour market analysts, all focused on inspiring and motivating individuals to overcome barriers they may have to get back into meaningful and sustainable employment.

As part of a new government initiative, we are working with employers, local government and other partners to deliver tailored support for individuals across several parts of the UK.

Our mission is to deliver a thoughtful, effective and commercial approach to helping individuals create better lives for themselves and their local communities, through work.

About the Role – Health Coach
This is an important role in which you will use your professional Health and Wellbeing skills, knowledge and experience to give advice, guidance and support participants to manage their physical and/or mental health conditions.

About you:
You will need to be registered as one of the following:
• An Occupational Therapist, registered with HCPC
• A counsellor/psychotherapist registered as an accredited practitioner with the
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
• An accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist registered with the British
Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
• Mental Health Nurse, registered with NMC
• Clinical psychologist, registered with HCPC

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• To provide support, advice and guidance to front line staff to enable them to
effectively support and guide Restart participants on their journey to
sustainable employment.
• To provide guidance and support relating to onward engagement in local
health provision to meet the needs of participants following Employment

Coach assessment of participants needs.
• To undertake professional assessments of the health and wellbeing needs of
participants with complex or multiple needs using agreed documentation and
support onward engagement in local health provision to meet the needs of
• Provide face to face, telephone and workshop based interventions for
participants with multiple and complex health and wellbeing needs as
• Participating in 3-way conference calls with front line staff and participants or
employer to give direct advice and guidance.
• To organise, facilitate and if required directly deliver an agreed set of core
and specialist individual interventions to support the participant journey under
a bio-psycho-social approach. This will include:

o Brief solution focussed therapy
o Low level CBT
o Occupational performance
o Motivational therapy
o Strengths / asset focussed therapy
o Wellbeing and healthy lifestyles

• To support and develop a group of local programme volunteers focussed on
health and wellbeing activities.
• To work with front line staff to embed health and wellbeing approaches and
ensure fidelity to our practice model is maintained at all times.
• Provide training, coaching and support for existing and new staff / volunteers
on an individual and/or group basis to support agreed developments.
• To deliver against our framework of reflective practice, supporting front line
staff to better understand the complexities of wellbeing needs participants
experience and how they can better support them.
• To establish programmes to deliver effective health and wellbeing support
working as an integrated member of the local teams and blending activity
with that provided by other organisations.
• To develop and maintain effective working relationships with, and an in-depth
knowledge of, the local Health and Wellbeing sector to ensure collaborative
working and timely participant access to a wide range of services.
• To work within a quality and clinical governance frameworks ensuring that
services delivered meet the standards required of lead bodies and

Skills, Qualifications and Experience
• Relevant health and wellbeing clinical experience
• An understanding of cognitive behavioural techniques and principles and
experience of applying in working practice
• Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
• Practical experience in accessing external support services and well
developed networking skills
• Compliance with relevant professional practice standards and registration
• Able to train, coach, mentor staff to raise competency
• Able to work within and across multiple teams simultaneously
• Understanding of emotional health and its impact on wellbeing
• Understanding of a wide range of disabilities and impairments across the
mental and physical health spectrum
• Ability to identify individual staff and team motivations and learning styles to
• Able to support development of new provisions through implementation and
continuous improvement processes
• Ability to problem solve and respond appropriately to a variety of situations
• Flexibility to cope with the varying demands of the role, managing time
effectively to achieve the desired results
• Solutions focussed with ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
• Experience in using new technologies to deliver support and training

To apply for this role please email your CV or call Craig Doyle at Trigon Recruitment for an informal/confidential chat on 0330 100 5327.

These are urgent roles with start dates in late June.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Trigon Recruitment
Tel: 0330 100 5327
Contact: Craig Doyle

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