Service Manager - Healthy Places and Communities

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
25 Jun 2021
06 Aug 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The core focus of this job is to work with partners, including the local population themselves, to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities by enabling healthy communities and places. The role will develop co-production, personalisation, hyper- local approaches, asset based working and be the lead commissioner for the public health voluntary sector portfolio. The post will also provide leadership for a team.

This is a new post reporting to the Director of Public Health so we need someone with drive and initiative who can make it their own. We are looking for someone who is passionate about reducing inequalities and giving local people the chance to co-produce services in a creative way. They should be committed to improving outcomes, creating new networks and promoting system leadership.

For an informal conversation please contact Anna Hartley, Director of Public Health on

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.