SWIFt Wellbeing Coordinator

Closing date 19 November 2019
Organisation Feel Good Factor
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
24.5 hours per week (35 hpw FT equivalent)
Salary £23,040 pro rata
Telephone 0113 350 4200
Email office@fgfleeds.org
Website www.fgfleeds.org/vacancies/job-opportunities/

Feel Good Factor is a health and wellbeing organisation based in the ethnically diverse area of Chapeltown.  We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated individual to fill the position of SWIFt Wellbeing Coordinator which is funded to September 2021.

The aim of the SWIFt (Supporting Wellbeing and Independence in Frailty) service is to support older people who are living with frailty by providing a person centred approach which involves working together with the individual to identify ways to address what matters to them and how to build their strengths and provide practical support to improve their health and wellbeing.  

All elements of the service will prioritise older people who are living without significant support in order to improve their wellbeing and independence.  You will create action plans with older people which will promote choice, respect individuality and encourage self-determination.

You will have the ability to build trusting working relationships whilst motivating older people to make sustained changes, working in a sensitive manner and overcoming barriers to access.

As well as having a person-centred approach you will be expected to build and develop relationships with a wide range of services and activities in order to address social and health care needs, supporting older people to participate and benefit from community based activities.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate all or most of the following attributes:• Experience of working with older people• An understanding of the issues, needs of and barriers older people with complex issues face to accessing services and how to overcome them.• Ability to support and motivate older to make sustained changes in their lives.• Ability to work using a strengths based approach• Ability to work creatively, flexibly and imaginatively with older people with frailty and complex issues.

• Closing date for completed applications is 5 pm on Tuesday 19th November 2019• Interviews to take place on Tuesday 3rd December 2019• The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

Further details and an application pack can be found at www.fgfleeds.org/vacancies or please contact us by phone 0113 350 4200 or email offcie@fgfleeds.org

Feel Good Factor is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  

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