Physical Health Advisor

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Title / Sector:
Non Academic Support
Region:
North West England
Area:
Rochdale
Location:
Rochdale
Salary:
£24,585 to £29,895 per annum
Posted:
01/09/2017
Recruiter:
Able Personnel UK Ltd
Job Ref:

Physical Health Advisor – Fixed term contract for upto 8 months
£24,585 to £29,895 per annum (pro rata)
Rochdale

Briefing call notes-Please enter here: This office requires 2 days at Rochdale, 2 days at Bury, 1 day at Oldham, Laura would consider a nurse or occupational therapist

We believe that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background. We are a global provider of person-centred human services, including employment services, health, skills and youth services. Through all our programmes, we aim to make a genuine difference to people’s lives. We combine an explicit social purpose with strong commercial discipline and capability.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physical Health Advisor to join our Health Team in Rochdale, Greater Manchester on a Fixed Term Contract (full time basis). This is an important role in which you will be helping out clients to better manage their physical and/or mental health support and enable individuals to remain in work or facilitate a successful return to employment.
Are you a qualified a Physiotherapist/Registered Nurse/ Occupational Therapist or an Occupational Health Nurse looking for the next step in your career? Do you wish to work for an organisation that really makes a difference to people’s lives? If so, then this job could be for you!
Essentially you will be providing skilled bio-psychosocial assessments and evidence based employment focused interventions for clients with health related barriers.
A typical day will include:
• Conducting bio-psychosocial assessments for clients.
• Providing face to face and telephone based interventions to individuals.
• Delivering group work.
• Monitoring clients’ individual health and wellbeing throughout group activities and reporting significant changes which may impact positively or negatively on a client’s recovery or return to work to their employment advisor.
• Producing tailored health action plans for each client focusing on improving their health and moving them closer to work.
• Offering advice and guidance to clients with regard to their health condition and empowering individuals to manage their health more independently and effectively.


About you:
You will need to be qualified as one of the following:
• A Physiotherapist, registered with the HCPC and hold CSP Membership.
• A Registered Nurse (Adult), registered with NMC.
• An Occupational Therapist, registered with HCPC.
• An Occupational Health Nurse registered with NMC.
As well as having:
Experience of working in a MSK setting, pain management, mental health, occupational health, vocational rehabilitation or condition management.
Experience of delivering health or wellbeing related group interventions, facilitating workshops or training sessions.
Experience of working with those who are unemployed and/or may have health or wellbeing related issues.
Experience of working with clients who have mild to moderate mental health issues.
Experience in the use or good level of understanding of CBT in the context of behaviour change.
To have exceptional organisational abilities to allow the prioritisation and effective management of key duties.
Experience of working with clients who have long term chronic conditions.
Working knowledge and understanding of the biopsychosocial model of healthcare.
Ability to assess and manage a diverse range of clinical conditions.
Ability to analyse client assessment information, apply clinical reasoning to enable effective health action planning.

Why join us?
Over 2,700 employees work across 11 countries to help people take control of their education, their careers, their health and their future. Be a part of our success story.
In return for your hard work and making a difference to our clients’ lives, we provide a competitive benefits package including a free day’s annual leave to enjoy your birthday!
To find out more, please apply and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.

Additional information:
Must have an Enhanced DBS check in place or be part of an update service to obtain a new one
You must be a vehicle owner with a clean driving licence.

Closing Date:
29/09/2017
Contact Details:
Able Personnel UK Ltd
Tel: 0121 702 0836
Contact: Julie Lawrence
Email:

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