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  • Link Living - Self Help Coach

    Created: 14/01/2022, Updated: 20/01/2022
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Self Help Coach

    Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, permanent

    Salary: £23,113.00 - £25,546.00 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)

    Location: Fife

    Are you passionate about helping people to live a better life? Do you want to work for a charity where your health and wellbeing matter just as much as the people you support?  Do you want to be part of a trauma-informed team where you will be supported to develop creative and flexible ways of working?

    Link Living is looking to recruit a Self Help Coach to join its team and to help deliver its Better than Well service.

    Better than Well supports adults who have experienced childhood trauma in Fife, including those who have found it difficult to engage with other services. Better than Well Self Help Coaches offer up to 8 one to one coaching sessions to individuals who have experienced childhood trauma stay safe and stable using a cognitive behavioural therapy approach.

    There will be an additional effort to engage with people who have also experienced homelessness.

    The postholder will provide a person-centred coaching service that responds flexibly and quickly to the mental health needs of adults who have experienced trauma in childhood, enabling people to recognise, understand and manage the symptoms. 

    You will work with clients to help them identify their personal outcomes by undertaking baseline and exit assessments of the people we support, using appropriate clinical measures and agreeing a schedule of self-help sessions. In addition to conducting face-to-face sessions, the post holder will also be expected to carry out sessions using remote platforms. - either telephone or digital platforms. The service uses a blended model of delivery with either face-to-face or remote sessions offered to individuals.

    You will also be expected to develop positive partnerships with agencies which are relevant to support for adults who have experienced trauma and raise awareness of Better than Well through giving presentations. Coaches will receive training in facilitating Trauma-Informed training courses to partner organisations.

    For more information, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please visit Link Living's online job portal.

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