£16,368 - £18,494


Wakefield District - Hybrid working



End Date




We are looking for someone to join our Independent Living Team and manage all of our community-based teams who provide and monitor housing related support services to tenants within Independent Living Schemes, and other customers across the Wakefield district, who may have fluctuating support needs.

Your main objective is to ensure that we promote and maintain the individual’s level of independence in their own home. You will also ensure that a high level and standard of service is continually maintained.

We're looking for someone with:

  • a qualification at level 2 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework;
  • experience of meeting targets and responding to external changes;
  • experience of team management / supervision and employee development within a disperse workforce;
  • good interpersonal skills, especially listening, negotiating and influencing;
  • experience of integrated working with external partners including social care and health; and
  • an understanding of the housing support needs of older and vulnerable people and experience of providing or managing these services.

This post also requires applicants to have a valid UK driving licence and daily access to a vehicle in order to travel throughout the district and to other locations as required by the business.

For more details on what we’re looking for in this role, please see Job Description below.

For more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact our Independent Living Managers, Cassie Dart or Rebecca Battye on 01977 724449.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 26 days holiday (rising to 31 after 5 years' service) and statutory bank holidays;
  • an extra day off on your birthday;
  • generous employer pension contribution;
  • happy to talk flexible working, including options for reduced hours, compressed hours or other flexible working patterns;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • one day to take part in our Volunteering Scheme; and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform.

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

How to apply

  • Read the job description, person specification and guidance notes below.
  • Complete the supporting information form below with details of how you meet the person specification.
  • We also encourage you to provide your CV if you have one but please remove any information that identifies you (e.g. your name and address). 
  • Email your supporting information form, and CV if you have one, to [email protected] before the closing date. Applications close at midnight on the date specified at the top of this page.

What happens next? 

  • You'll receive an automatic reply to let you know we've received your application.
  • We'll then score all the applications against the person specification and contact you to let you know if we're inviting you to interview. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Recruitment Team on the email address above.