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Head of Workplace Wellbeing

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH124327






  • Are you a Wellbeing specialist that is keen to work for an organisation that truly embraces innovation and change?
  • Have you got previous team management experience?
  • Are you a confident communicator that has a track record of building relationships and collaboration at all levels within an organisation?

If you answered yes, then this could be the role for you!

The Opportunity

I am delighted to be partnering this Russell Group London-based University in their search for their new Head of Workplace Wellbeing.

Reporting into the Director of Workplace Health, your role will be to lead on the development of a sector leading wellbeing strategy that supports the staff community covering all aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

You will also be tasked with the following:

  • To lead on development and implementation of the staff wellbeing strategy collaborating with academic, research and Professional Services colleagues
  • To engage with the organisations world leading academic community to continually develop, evolve and embed our sustainable wellbeing strategy.
  • To work with colleagues at all levels to embed wellbeing in the normal functioning of the institution.
  • To lead the Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Steering Group, reporting into Health and Safety Committee.
  • To support the safe, effective delivery of a high quality Workplace Health service, taking a proactive role within the management team as a leader and role model supporting operational aspects of service delivery if required.
  • To lead, develop and manage the wellbeing coordinators (Team of 4/5)
  • Designing, promoting and evaluating wellbeing tools, opportunities and events to staff working in partnership with colleagues in Organisational Development; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; HR Business Partnering.
  • To support the development of the WH clinicians in developing their skills and knowledge of wellbeing, supporting them in taking the strategy out to the business.
  • Influence thinking around wellbeing and help embed wellbeing activity across the organisation so all faculties and professional services departments have wellbeing on their SMT agendas.

What's in it for you?

  • Salary up to £63,000 per annum (based on experience)
  • 33 days annual leave including Christmas off plus statutory holidays
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Hybrid working - 2 days on-site in London

Skills Required

  • Previous experience of a similar role
  • Sector experience is not essential
  • Experience of assessing wellbeing needs in the working age population, and developing strategy
  • Experience of developing cost-effective, evidence-based wellbeing services
  • Experience of monitoring the effectiveness of interventions, and creating MI
  • Experience of engage people to ensure successful outcomes
  • Experience of managing teams effectively

What's next?

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th October at 2pm with interviews to take place the first week of November. If interested, please apply below or email for further information.