Job Description

  • Do you like working with people in the community?
  • Do you want to help people improve their lives?
  • Are you a good listener?
  • Do you want to take time to get to know people?


If so, you may be the right person to join our team!

We are wanting to recruit a temporary, full-time Health and Wellbeing Officer to work across the Amber Valley Borough Council communities. Due to finite funding the post will end on 31March 2023 and is suitable for internal secondment, with line manager’s permission.

We are looking for candidates to use person centred and asset-based approaches to build trusting relationships with individuals, who can gain an understanding of the person’s skills, passions, and talents, enabling them to build their vision of a good life and improve their health and wellbeing.

You will need experience of helping individuals with disabilities, mental ill health, older people, and their families/carers. With practical experience of advocacy and supporting people to plan for the future. You should be a creative thinker who is able to work in innovative ways and you must be committed to co-production. We need strong networkers who can also work sensitively with individuals, groups, communities, and partner organisations.

You must have experience of working in a similar role and meet the essential criteria (see attached job & person profile and additional information). A flexible approach is required due to the potential need to cover other parts of Derbyshire at short notice, possible evening or weekend working and help to cover a rota. At the current time the role predominantly involves working from home but there may also be a requirement to travel to support people and attend meetings.

In addition, the team continue to support the Public Health response to the current economic situation and COVID 19, particularly supporting those vulnerable to the virus or the consequences of it with a particular focus on: help with essential needs; advice, support and signposting to appropriate services or community resources and assets.


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Closing date: 16 October 2022

Interview date: 1 November 2022

For more information: Wellbeing Jobs – 2022 |