Job Opportunities – Wellbeing Manager

S&P Sephardi Wellbeing Manager – Job Description & Person Specification

Part Time (0.5) Proposed Salary 15K (30K FTE)

Essential Skill:  Experience in working in community care across the age groups

Desirable: Qualification in Social Work or relevant Therapeutic Field


Job Specification:

  1. Establish and promote the S&P Sephardi Wellbeing and Community Care Network for the Kahal to include practical and emotional support, online signposting, educational opportunities on topics such as mental health support, confidential support for Yehidim
  2. Key point of contact: to be the key point of contact for all pastoral concerns, and to triage, share and refer within and beyond the community
  3. Systems: to develop good systems and work with different teams in the community including rabbinic, professional and volunteers
  4. Needs assessment and navigation of external resources: to assess pastoral needs across all member ages/stages (both crisis and ongoing needs), and to take initial action, considering when to use internal community provision and resources, and signposting to external services as and when needed; to liaise effectively with such services, charities, and specialist providers to maximise the use of existing provision
  5. Volunteers: Provide guided support and oversight to volunteers able to respond to the community’s needs within best practice guidelines and health and safety requirements
  6. Awareness building: to build awareness of the services and support on offer within the S&P community so that those in need know how to access help and the scope and nature of the support provided
  7. Record keeping and governance: ensuring all pastoral records held comply with data protection and clinical governance regulations, and to oversee all relevant pastoral care DBS records for volunteers
  8. Maintaining a community support resources database and keep records of community enquiries and responses within data protection regulations
  9. Develop links with relevant community organisations offering wellbeing support
  1. Contribute to and support the overall ethos of the S&P Sephardi Community


Person Specification:


  • A relevant qualification and proven skills in the field of social or community care/support
  • Significant experience with a proven track record in the field of community care
  • Experience of working with a wide range of vulnerable individuals across different ages and life
  • Situations
  • Good knowledge of the current local health and care systems and services available
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Significant experience of training and supporting volunteers
  • Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • An awareness of data protection, clinical governance, and other relevant legislation
  • An ability to be self-motivated, and to initiate, develop and implement projects
  • Reliable, consistent, and adaptable as the role and provision evolves and grows
  • Strong administration and IT skills including Time Management and managing databases
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An ability to ensure privacy and discretion and always maintain clear boundaries
  • A willingness to work in alignment with the principles and values of the S&P Sephardi Community


  • Professional qualification of DipSW or equivalent
  • Counselling qualification or similar expertise, to demonstrate outstanding listening and
  • communication skills
  • An understanding of the workings of a large synagogue or similar community setting

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.