Local Area Co-ordination Manager

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£42,683 - £44,632
16 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
AH 1707
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

This job is temporary up to March 2021 to cover additional workloads.

In Kirklees we want to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services with communities.  We are investing in prevention, capacity building, supportive natural relationships, contribution and local solutions alongside individuals, families and communities is at the core of what we do.

Local Area Coordination is an innovative approach to make this a reality working alongside people of all ages facing complex life challenges, including those living with a long term condition, an impairment, or changes because of age or family members/carers.

This is a new and challenging role where you will lead, support and manage a team that will work alongside people who want to build and achieve their vision for a good life, rather than becoming, or being, dependent on services. It will also involve building effective, integrated working partnerships across statutory and community services as part of our plans for more personal, local, flexible, connected services in our local communities.

We are looking for an experienced manager who combines strong values with a passion for supporting and valuing the rights, inclusion, contribution and leadership of all people in our communities.

You will have a relevant degree/diploma and/or significant experience of working in a health, social care, education or wellbeing/community field.  You will be confident in challenging existing processes and practice and lead, develop and implement new and/or emerging services.  You will be experienced in managing complex situations across services, partner agencies and organisational boundaries in a political environment.

We will provide you with a comprehensive induction programme, dedicated supervision and a range of great CPD opportunities.  You will be allocated a mentor/coach and will have access to a range of management development opportunities to enable you to become the best you can be.

In order to be short-listed for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Profile . CV’s will not be accepted.