Wellbeing Ally

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Wellbeing Ally. 

Find out more about the role and how to apply below.

Role summary

As a Wellbeing Ally, you will provide support to other health/ social care staff who are experiencing mental and wellbeing difficulties. You will receive full training and ongoing support to help you progress with your role. This a voluntary position and working hours are flexible.


  • Provide confidential support to individuals signposted from the Canopi service
  • Develop your performance during training and supervision meetings
  • Report urgent safeguarding concerns to the Canopi Helpdesk Team (or 999 during out-of-hours)
  • Work flexible hours and alert the team of changes to your availability
  • Attend six-monthly reviews to discuss how things are going.


  • Previous or current professional practice in social care and / or healthcare
  • Knowledge of the health and social care sector
  • An empathetic approach
  • Ability to analyse complex situations
  • Good communication, time management and organisational skills
  • Commitment to providing a confidential service according to the Caldicott principles of disclosure.

How to apply:

  1. Consider what working days and hours are sustainable for you
  2. Make an expression of interest by downloading the form and submitting it to: canopi@cardiff.ac.uk
  3. If your initial application is successful, we’ll aim to get in touch within one month.