Wellbeing & Public Health Trainer

Job details: Wellbeing & Public Health Trainer

Salary: £20,211 - £24,920 a year

Job type: Full-time

Advertised: June 2022

Full Job Description

Healthy Cornwall based within the Wellbeing and Public Health service provides health improvement interventions across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly that encourages all residents to make healthy lifestyle choices that will support physical and mental wellbeing.

The service strives to reduce health inequalities by taking a targeted approach and working with individuals and communities with the most need, situated in areas of high deprivation or those who are socially excluded.

We are looking for a dynamic individual committed to improving the wellbeing of the residents of Cornwall who can demonstrate:

  • An ability or the potential to deliver training to a range of individuals. The successful applicant will receive training to allow them to deliver accredited training such as Mental Health First Aid and Suicide First Aid courses along with a variety of other courses and workshops.

  • An ability to take a community development approach and build strong working relationships with people and organisations.

  • A strong work ethic and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team towards shared objectives.

  • Passionate about reducing health inequalities across Cornwall focussing on communities who require the most support.

  • Able to work flexibly across the week including a commitment to working regular evenings and occasional weekends.

For an informal discussion please contact Susan Mercer, Healthy Cornwall Training & Workforce Team Lead, on 07547 671063. Cornwall Council are reviewing how we pay and reward our staff and reward items are subject to change from October. We will continue to keep you informed on any impacts that may apply to you as this progresses.

This is a public/customer-facing role, where the statutory English language requirement for public sector workers applies.

Fairness and inclusion are at the heart of our vision for Cornwall. In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures and identities; e.g. race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, and we will assess applicants on their merits.

Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and following safer recruitment principles to help make

sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and adults at risk. It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keeping all service users safe from harm.

Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified our evolving ways of working means that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.

This position will be subject to a criminal record disclosure check. We are open to discussion about flexible working.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,211.00-£24,920.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

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