Beacon Centre For The Blind
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£40,000 – £45,000 Plus Benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Health and Wellbeing Director
37.5 hours per week. Flexible working will be required. Salary – £40,000 – £45,000
Based at Beacon Centre in Sedgley, with responsibility across the charity’s geographic operating footprint. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.

Beacon is a charity with a bold vision of making a visible difference for people living with sight loss, helping them to live fuller, more independent lives. With the Chief Executive and the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) you will be responsible for developing, implementing, evaluating and achieving the Ambition 2025 strategy. Building on the organisation's people, systems and assets, you will be part of the team that ensures the long-term performance and sustainability of the charity to the benefit of its customers and supporters.

As Health & Wellbeing Director, you will lead on developing Beacon’s Health & Wellbeing services offer to a wider sight loss customer base and their carers across its operating geography. You will provide leadership across our regulated care, day activities provision, community development and employment programmes, empowering staff to put our customers at the centre of their service provision. Engaging with strategic influencers and developing a range of partnerships, you will promote Beacon as a provider of choice for citizens, communities and commissioners.

This is an exciting time for Beacon, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead a new directorate and make a lasting contribution to the strategic direction of the charity. The ideal candidate will have experience of:

- Strategic senior management in a dynamic, fast paced and challenging environment
- Proven track record of overseeing the delivery of regulated care and day services, including compliance with Care Quality Commission and Local Authority Adult Social Care
- Experience of developing and managing complex budgets, including external funds
- Excellent people manager, with the ability to inspire and empower staff to perform at their highest level
- Proven entrepreneurial abilities and demonstrable experience of leading business planning processes from vision to implementation to evaluation

In return, we offer flexible working, on site restaurant facilities, competitive benefits including generous holiday allowance, Simply Health Cash Plan and pension, plus a fun environment, led by an inspirational CEO.

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If you do not hear within two weeks of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Due to business need, we will be reviewing candidates on a case by case basis. As such, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Other organisations may call this role Head of Support Services, Head of Social Care, Support Services Director, Care Services Manager, Head of Care Services, Care Services Director, Health Services Director, or Wellbeing Services Director.

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Posted on: 09 October 2019
Closed date: 07 November 2019
Job ref: ACHCB1710/GW-JW
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker