Wellbeing Coordinator

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Wellbeing Coordinator.


Hybrid working with base at Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw

£30,296 to £31,364 per annum [National Pay Award pending from 1 April 2024]

Are you passionate about improving the wellbeing of colleagues?  Do you enjoy working with people and have great project management skills?

You can help West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service by joining our Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Department to develop and deliver projects to improve the wellbeing of our colleagues, ensuring that the people who save lives are healthy and fit to do their roles.

What we offer: an excellent package including generous holiday entitlement, family friendly working, 37 hour week flexible working arrangements, local government pension scheme, free onsite parking, Sports and Social Club with free use of gym, an Employee Assistance Programme, cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes.

Job Purpose:  To assist the Assistant Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager in providing, promoting and developing a comprehensive Wellbeing offer to WYFRS colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

You will raise the profile of wellbeing by producing and delivering promotions and campaigns to our colleagues.  You will also coordinate and administer wellbeing schemes and projects, which will involve robust administration, data capture and evaluating their effectiveness. You will also assist the AOHSWM in the development of the wellbeing offer. 

Essential requirements:

·         We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of people, both verbally and in writing.

·         You will possess a good understanding of workplace wellbeing challenges and will have a highly organised approach to planning, developing, communicating and implementing effective campaigns and projects focusing on the wellbeing needs of our colleagues.  You will also be experienced in evaluating outcomes and impact.

·         You will be proficient in using IT systems, have Level 2 (or equivalent) Numeracy and Literacy skills, with evidence of continuous self-development and learning.

·         You will be experienced in project management, with a track record of working with stakeholders and delivering excellent performance against targets and deadlines.

The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and the possession of current valid driving licence.

Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting up to 950 firefighters who work round the clock, plus around 300 support staff, who help people and save lives.

We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life – just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

We offer an excellent package as outlined above. Job share applicants welcome.

For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers

Closing date for all applications is 15 June 2024

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity & neurodiversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia.

WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

To apply for this job please visit www.wyfs.co.uk.