Wellbeing and Resilience Advisor (AWARE Advisor)

Job Title: Wellbeing and Resilience Advisor (AWARE Advisor)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £34,000 pa pro rata (21 hours per week)
Job Published: October 18, 2016 11:18

Job Description

Wellbeing and Resilience Advisor (AWARE Advisor)
£34,000 pa pro rata (21 hours per week)

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

We are looking for a Wellbeing and Resilience Advisor lead on the management and implementation of Save the Children’s existing programme of psychological support for staff - known as AWARE. You will play a vital role in this specialist programme, designed to enhance the resilience of our staff as well as offering immediate psychological support as necessary. 

Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our Support Services department provides leadership and direction in the business of running an efficient organisation and ensuring our resources are used to maximum effect. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

As AWARE Advisor you will work closely with the AWARE Support Officer to promote and embed a culture of wellbeing and resilience across the wider organisation. You will achieve this through a variety of awareness raising activities including staff wellbeing days, lunchtime talks and other communications as appropriate. In addition you will:

• Conduct welfare reviews with staff, following referral 
• Make referrals to the retained Consultant Psychologist if the staff member requires more in-depth support or trauma therapy
• Provide advice and guidance to managers which enables programmes, initiatives and events to be organised in a way which minimises adverse psychological impact on staff 
• Work with the AWARE Support Officer and the external screening provider to maintain and develop records and monitoring 
• Maintain and develop clinical knowledge and clinical expertise and participate in the effective monitoring review and evaluation of the service provided.

To be successful you will have a Masters Level Clinical, Counselling or Occupational Health Psychologist qualification or be an Accredited Counsellor. You should possess the ability to deliver training and briefing sessions related to trauma and wellbeing to staff in varied roles. You will possess well-developed relationship-building and interpersonal skills, and in addition will have:

• Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders by exercising good judgement and professionalism
• High levels of organisational ability, including working under pressure and with highly confidential data
• The ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks efficiently, manage reactive and proactive work and deliver tasks to tight deadlines
• A high level of computer literacy and willingness to support development of colleagues’ self-sufficiency
• The ability to recognise and accept the need for data security and date protection.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Closing date: 26th October 2016