Transforming Lives and Activities Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,204 – £23,266
  • Rutherglen and Cambuslang
  • Closing 10th July 2022


  • Advertised from 30th June 2022
  • Evenings and weekends as required (35 hours per week)

Role

An exciting opportunity to join Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust.

Healthy n Happy are seeking an experienced, proactive, self-motivating, caring and enthusiastic team player to help us make Cambuslang and Rutherglen the healthiest and happiest places to live in Scotland.

Applications are invited from those with a track record which clearly demonstrates an ability to work with people to make things happen! As a key worker, you will provide a specialist ‘walk alongside’ service that enables self-management, positive health and wellbeing (with a focus on mental health) and pathways into positive destinations. You will also work collaboratively across the organisation to develop and deliver our services, activities and events that help people to:

  • Build Personal Connections and Relationships
  • Get active, outdoors and green
  • Enjoy the benefits of local culture, arts and radio
  • Engage in lifelong learning and skill building
  • Lead and participate as influential citizens

You will have:

  • worked with people in complex circumstances through 121 person centred planning and effective case coordination
  • excellent interpersonal, facilitation and project management skills
  • experience helping others self-manage their mental health and wellbeing
  • the ability to coordinate and deliver a wide range of wellbeing activities, which could include artistic, musical, creative, outdoor/nature-based inputs and activities.
  • facilitated group sessions, workshops and/or courses

You can expect a varied role with opportunities to work on your own as well as within multiple project teams. Please see the job description and person specification for further information.

Organisational profile

Healthy n Happy is a community development trust and our key purpose is to provide community members in Cambuslang and Rutherglen with the opportunity to take an active part in improving their lives and in ensuring their own, their family, and their community’s current and future health and wellbeing.

Additional:

Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust is a trading name of Healthy n Happy a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in Scotland (Register No SC227276) having its registered office at Aspire Building, 16 Farmeloan Road, Rutherglen, G73 1DL, is recognised as a Scottish Charity (Scottish Charity No SC032654).

Application notes

To apply, please return completed application forms in word format to liz@healthynhappy.org.uk.

Application packs are available for download below or from healthynhappy.org.uk

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 10th July 2022

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

To discuss further please contact Rebecca Haack – Operations Director on 0141 646 0123 or rebecca@healthynhappy.org.uk


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