Role type
Police Staff
Contract Type
Human Resources
Leek Wootton
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£33,360 - £35,307

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Hours per week
Closing date

07/12/2022, 12:00

Job description

Health & Wellbeing Advisor

Leek Wootton

Permanent Contract

Full Time

Salary £34,287 - £36,171

The closing date for this post is 12 noon on 7th December 2022

Those currently eligible on the redeployment register will be given prior consideration.

The main purpose of the role is to support delivery of the force’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy through identifying trends and areas of concern and working with departments to resolve these.

To ensure policies and processes reflect and reinforce the workforce promise to put Health and Wellbeing first.

Main Responsibilities:
Analyse HR and people data to identify trends and areas of concern – including sickness statistics, Occupational Health feedback, force surveys and Fairness At Work submissions.

Provide targeted support to departments with high absence levels through coaching line managers and quality assuring processes attendance management processes.

Take responsibility for case management of complex case referrals from HR Officers and Business Partners.

Review and develop force policies and procedures which impact on Health & Wellbeing, identifying organisational learning and making improvements, supporting line managers in the implementation of changes.

Liaise with colleagues in HR, Occupational Health and on the Health, Wellbeing and Engagement Board to help deliver improvements in the support provided to officers and staff.

Work with HR and other key stakeholders to implement the agreed force approach to Workforce Flexibility and Agile working.

Evaluate the impact of actions taken in terms of KPIs including reducing absence levels, compliance with force policy, timeliness of interventions and improved employee engagement and retention.

Using all available channels, promote the full range of health and wellbeing support services available including those provided by other partners and agencies.

To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required.

A good understanding of the issues that impact Health and Wellbeing within a blue light service and the interventions that can address these

Sound knowledge of the Equality Act in relation to employment matters

Knowledge of HR/Employee Relations processes relating to attendance management, grievances, misconduct, capability and ill health retirement

Level 5 qualification in a relevant area such as HR, Occupational Health, Health & Safety

Prior experience within a HR, Occupational Health or other wellbeing role within a complex organisation

Working collaboratively in a cross functional team to deliver objectives

Designing, planning and implementing solutions to Health and Wellbeing challenges in a work setting

Evaluating outcomes according to a range of measures to determine the most effective solutions

Engaging with people from a variety of backgrounds at both individual and group level to gain buy in and promote different avenues of support

Key Skills:
A keen interest in supporting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace

Ability to gather and interpret a range of HR data sources to identify trends and areas of concern

Ability to coach colleagues and line managers including senior management

Good communication skills – effective questioning, listening and empathy, as well the ability to handle difficult conversations, and write policy and guidance documents

Confident to deliver presentations to groups of varying sizes

Able to work independently, managing own workload and prioritising to deliver objectives to deadlines

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

You will be required as part of Warwickshire Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks.

We support the “Happy to talk flexible working” campaign, which aims to encourage uptake of flexible working for individuals, the flexible working options that may be considered for this role include; Compressed Hours, Fix, Job Share, Part Time Working.

Why work for Warwickshire Police?

Warwickshire Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.
If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Warwickshire Police is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Warwickshire Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.
All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Warwickshire Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

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Job Location : Leek Wootton
Company : Warwickshire Police
Position : Health And Wellbeing Advisor
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Employment : Full-Time
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Contact : Leek Wootton Warwickshire Police Contact Number

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