Reference W170-17 Location Merefield House, Castleford Salary £38,634 - £41,490 Hours 37 Closing Date 20 November 2017 Contact David Thorpe, Care and Health Manager, on 01977 788717 An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Care and Health Team for a highly motivated individual to manage our comprehensive Occupational Therapy, Mental Health and Wellbeing Services. In this role you will provide leadership and management to the Adaptations and Wellbeing Team including recruitment and retention, supervision, performance and development of the team. You will ensure that customers receive appropriate Adaptations and Wellbeing interventions to support them to live in their own homes for longer. You will also manage the Health and Medical rehousing process and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions with customers while identifying and implementing areas of service improvement. Successful applicants will have: a qualification at level 6 of the framework for higher education such as a first degree, award, certificate or diploma at level 6 or equivalent; experience of effectively managing change; leadership skills with the ability to plan, organise, motivate, communicate and negotiate; previous experience of resource management both financial and human; experience of working within a housing, health or social care setting; experience of chairing and contributing to meetings; previous experience of managing or supervising a multi-disciplinary team or service relevant to the applied post; and previously managed a customer focused service. For an informal discussion about this role please contact Dave Thorpe, Care and Health Manager on 01977 788717. WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements. You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698. Please note: we do not accept CVs.