Wellbeing Advisor (x3)
British Transport Police (BTP) are recruiting for 3 permanent Wellbeing Advisors. This role is paying £39,878.80 plus £3033.56 London Allowance (London Allowance is applicable to London-based candidates only) per annum and can be based at any of the following BTP hubs: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff or Glasgow. This role offers a blended approach of home and office-working, however, the successful candidates must be willing to travel to other BTP locations when required for business needs.
BTP is the national police Force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing.
As a Wellbeing Advisor, you will be required to:
- Act as subject matter expert; provide professional, evidence based and expert wellbeing advice and support to managers and employees in relation to stress management, trauma risk management, psychosocial risks and third-party support.
- Direct and educate managers in meeting their responsibilities in respect of employee wellbeing through attendance at sub-divisional Health and Safety meetings and other meetings.
- Analyse wellbeing data such as absences and support service utilisation to identify emerging trends to support service provision and prepare routine and ad-hoc reports to boards and divisional meetings etc.
- Design, develop and manage digital and promotional content on wellbeing topics and promote the use of BTP’s Wellbeing support services.
- Represent BTP at relevant specialist networks and groups such as Oscar Kilo, National Wellbeing Police Service and College of Policing to participate in network learning and information sharing to improve health and wellbeing activities across BTP.
- Drive and promote the annual wellbeing calendar and facilitate wellbeing roadshows across BTP.
Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.
The successful Wellbeing Advisor will be required to evidence the following:
- TRiM practitioner or equivalent trauma risk management programme or be willing to work towards this
- Minimum Level 3 Health and Wellbeing qualification or be willing to work towards this
- Strong planning and organisational ability
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong analytical and reporting skills
- Experience of supporting a wellbeing initiative
- Level 3 Training qualification
- Level 3 Mental Health qualification
- Experience of working in a wellbeing role or similar
If you are interested in applying to the role, then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon possible.
In return for your experience, we can offer you:
- £39,878.80 plus £3033.56 London Allowance (London Allowance is applicable to London-based candidates only) per annum
- Yearly base salary increments (subject to satisfactory performance in previous PDR year)
- Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
- 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Family friendly policies including up to 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave
- Bespoke benefits platform and access to Blue Light Card
- Development opportunities including fully funded apprenticeships
- Employee assistance programme and dedicated wellbeing hub
- Excellent Pension scheme
BTP is an employer who cares about the impact we have on the environment and the wider challenges of climate change, and as such we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and achieving Net Zero Carbon (NZC) through offsetting by 2035.
At BTP we are proud guardians of the railway and it is crucial that we represent the diverse communities we serve and protect. As ‘One BTP’ across the UK, we know that diversity, inclusion and belonging help us improve our decision making, foster creativity and drive innovation so all our people can thrive.
Our vacancies are open to everyone and all appointments are made based on merit. So that we can become more diverse we encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds, women, people who have a disability, those who are neurodiverse and persons who identify as LGBTQI+. We use positive action to encourage potential candidates from underrepresented groups through targeted workshops or advice sessions. If you have the skills, experience and values that here in BTP we pride ourselves on then we would welcome you to apply.
If you have any questions about the application process, please email our friendly and helpful team where we will be happy to help you: RecruitmentTeam@btp.police.uk. If your question related to equality or diversity then you can also contact our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team directly at: PART-Recruitment@btp.police.uk To reassure you, anything you ask us will be in the strictest confidence and will not form part of your application.
In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.
BTP GPP Police Staff Pension Scheme is administered by Royal London and this is a group personal pension plan which is available to all police staff. It’s a defined contribution scheme, offering employees the flexibility to vary their pension contributions from 4.4% to 12% of their salary. For more information, visit the Royal London dedicated pension page or email us at Pension-Queries@btp.police.uk .Please note if you are an existing member of Police Staff in the RPS your pension will not be affected.
Internal candidates must have completed their probation for their current substantive posting and can only apply in tenure if Head of Department approval is emailed to Recruitmentteam@btp.police.uk prior to the vacancy closing. Internal candidates must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance and that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date. A minimum rating of 3 (performing) or a rating of U (no rating) must have been achieved on the last reporting year PDR.
This opportunity is closed to applications.