Vacancy details

Care and Health Manager

Reference W138/21
Location Wakefield – Hybrid
Salary £54,077
Closing Date 29 October 2021
Contact Sarah Roxby – Service Director – Housing and Health sroxby@wdh.co.uk
Notes up to 37 hours

As Care and Health Manager you will be responsible for the strategic development of services provided to people who require housing and wellbeing support in the district. You will also lead on the development of partnership arrangements which support the overall strategic direction of the service. You will lead a large dispersed team with responsibility for the development and delivery of Care and Health Services this includes the provision of support services and telecare services to older people and those requiring additional housing and wellbeing support, these services operate 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

You will ensure that all services provided within Care and Health are delivered in line with our customer requirements, you will deliver these to a high quality enabling customers to be fully engaged.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is a priority so as a senior manager we require you to be a visible leader, and passionate about engaging employees ensuring they have a voice in service delivery.

Reporting directly to the Service Director Housing and Health, your day to day responsibilities will include, leading the Care and Health team in relation to strategic development, operational services, policy and procedures, service development, training and staff development, partnership working and customer and stakeholder engagement. You will represent WDH at key partnership meetings, have management of significant revenue budgets which support the delivery of services and ensure that our Independent Living homes are safe and modern.

  • a qualification at Level 6 of the Framework for Higher Educations Qualification, such as First Degree Award, Certificate or Diploma at Level 6 or Equivalent or currently working towards in a relevant subject;
  • proven track record in a senior position in the field of housing, health or care services
  • evidence of successful partnership working with statutory and voluntary organisations;
  • evidence of consistently delivering customer service excellence;
  • be committed to our aims and ambitions and broader issues of social housing;
  • evidence of successfully leading on critical business projects and contributing to the production of strategic business plans; and
  • extensive knowledge of practices and legislative requirements related to services available to older and vulnerable people.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years’ service) plus statutory bank holidays;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution);
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package; and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

Interviews scheduled on 8 and 9 November 2021.