Health Works Advisor

Pentreath Ltd
Charities and Social Enterprise
Covering Mid Cornwall
Salary Details
£24,407.78 - £25,468.99 per annum pro rata
Hours of work
22.5 hours per week
Job Type
Contract|Part Time
Closing Date
You will support clients and provide 1:1 support to engage with disadvantaged participants with multiple barriers, assessing their needs and developing individually tailored support packages.

Job Description

The Healthworks Adviser will enable clients to become more socially included and enter training, education and/or employment. The Healthworks Adviser will also deliver bite size recovery tools workshops to small groups.

The successful candidate will:

  • Manage a personal caseload of participants, being the single point of contact as well as mentor and coach, to remove barriers to education, training or employment.
  • Deliver mental health and wellbeing recovery courses to help clients move beyond mental health challenges
  • Establish effective SMART action plans
  • Ensure the Customer Management System is kept up to date, recording accurate data
  • Develop and maintain good relations with local external stakeholders and other contacts.
  • Work to achieve targets and Key Performance indicators
  • Actively and positively promote Pentreath, its vision and values at all times
  • Use initiative to plan, prioritise and organise effectively.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Have access to and use of a vehicle, or ability to travel around Cornwall

Company Description

Pentreath Ltd. exists for people living with mental health and emotional difficulties. We offer support to help people believe in their own potential and achieve their vocational goals, whatever challenges they face.

Pentreath is an award winning Cornish charity that was founded in 1991 and offers a unique approach to support. Many of our team have lived experience and our projects are designed with recovery as a focus.

  • Approachable – We are easy to talk to and open minded. We are accessible and easily understood.
  • Inspiring – We inspire our clients and those we work with to achieve their goals.
  • Knowledgeable – We understand our profession, we are educated and recognized in the industry.
  • People Centred – We are committed to having open and effective communication both inside and outside of the organisation, this ensures we remain focused on the needs of our clients.
  • Trustworthy – We are reliable and trusted. We take responsibility for our own actions and behaviours.
  • Diverse – We respect the diversity and individuality of all and strive to reach all communities in Cornwall.
  • Encouraging – We encourage and support ourselves, each other and our clients.
  • Adaptable – We change how we work according to the needs of the person.
  • Creative – We think of new ideas to best support individuals in a recovery process suited to them.

If you are interested in the above post, have excellent interpersonal skills, are a good team player, and have the ability to take initiative when required, then please contact for further information and an application pack.

Other Application Details

This post is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund

  • Closing date: 12 noon Monday 14 June 2021
  • Based in Summercourt, covering mid Cornwall
  • Fixed term contract until 30 September 2023
  • £24,407.78 - £25,468.99 per annum pro rata

This role is eligible under the exceptions to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will therefore require the successful applicant to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Pentreath Ltd is committed to achieving a working environment which provides equality of opportunity and freedom from unlawful discrimination on the grounds of race, sex, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, gender reassignment, disability, religion or beliefs, age or sexual orientation.

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