• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Portsmouth
  • 36,647 - 40,220 £ / Year
  • 5 July 2024

Portsmouth City Council

Local Government

Staff Wellbeing Coordinator 

Salary: Band 9 (£36,647 – £40,220 per annum)

37 hours per week

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we are all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

We are looking for an inquisitive, assertive individual, who has previous experience of delivering bespoke wellbeing solutions, to join us as a Staff Wellbeing Coordinator.  Working closely with colleagues in Human Resources you will work proactively within PCC offering advice, guidance and support to managers and all staff across the Council in relation to improved staff wellbeing.   A particular focus will be to support managers within areas where staff absences are higher than accepted average.  Manipulating and analysing sickness data, you will identify patterns and trends and report back with your recommendations to senior management teams across the Council.  You will also be required to provide regular updates to services, senior leaders and employment committee on progress and developments within the workplace wellbeing programme.

In addition, you will be responsible for creating, coordinating and supporting a wellbeing campaign calendar of updates and activities as well as planning and delivering workplace training to staff and managers.  You will recruit, induct and co-ordinate employees who volunteer as wellbeing champions and manage the contracts of the Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health ensuring both continue to meet the service specifications.

What you’ll need to succeed

With effective research and excellent presentation skills, you will be able to analyse and interrogate data, identifying trends which will then inform advice and guidance on staff wellbeing solutions.     You will be able to engage, negotiate and guide people at all levels and have an understanding of staff wellbeing issues in differing environments.  You will have previous experience of delivering bespoke wellbeing solutions and problem solving with project management experience or demonstrate the ability to solve complex issues in a logical way.  With good interpersonal, time management and communication skills you will be able to prioritise and organise your workload and be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the wider team.  In addition, a recognised qualification that is transferable to this role e.g. Health & Social Care, Human Resources, Public Health, Health and Wellbeing would be desirable, although not essential as relevant experience will be considered.

What you’ll get in return

We really appreciate our employees and fully realise they are essential to our success and look to offer an inclusive, supportive working environment where employees can reach their potentials with a healthy work life balance, offering the following rewards:

Generous annual leave (27 days per year rising to 31, pro rata for part time hours) with the potential to purchase additional leave.
A fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return.
We offer flexible working options including hybrid working with a minimum of two days office based per week pro rata, giving you the flexibility to work up to three days at home every week. Hybrid working is dependent on the role and service needs, exact details will be discussed with you at interview
Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities including apprenticeships.
Extensive wellbeing support through the Employee Assistance Programme
Discount on travel, travel loans and the bike loan scheme
Discounts on a wide range of goods and services – access a range of discounts and offers from thousands of restaurants, shops and more.

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