Service Lead - Health and Wellbeing


Positive Steps is a charitable trust that delivers a range of targeted and integrated services for young people, adults and families that recognises the diversity of the people with whom we work. We are a unique organisation delivering a combination of statutory, voluntary and traded services – funded through local authority and charitable trust grants, charitable donations, contracts based on payment by results, and income generated through our sister company Positive Steps Trading – where all profits fund our charitable activity.

We currently have the following vacancy:


Salary Range: £39,468.28 - £42,031.15 per annum + benefits

Permanent 36 hours per week

Positive Steps are looking for an innovative and experienced manager to join our Senior Leadership Team as a Service Lead for Health and Wellbeing.

Positive Steps are recruiting to this new opportunity to support the development of our health and wellbeing offer. Working collaboratively to identify new opportunities, you will work closely with the Director for Families, Health and Wellbeing to develop bids and new project proposals for the organisation.

Your responsibilities will include being the operational lead for our existing substance misuse and sexual health service for young people. You will also lead around the delivery of support to Young Carers and other health and wellbeing initiatives across the organisation.  With a background in managing delivery of services such as these, you will be a confident and authoritative lead for health and wellbeing in our organisation.

For an informal discussion in relation to this opportunity please contact Rina Dabhi, Director for Families, Health and Wellbeing on 0161 621 9400.

We offer: membership of a pension scheme; annual leave from 34-39 days (including public holidays); flexible working arrangements; a voluntary benefits programme; learning and development opportunities; and a 36 hours week.

If you are excited by this opportunity, wish to join our successful team and embrace the challenges ahead then download an application pack. Alternative application pack formats are available upon request.

If you have hearing or speech difficulties, and are a textphone user, you can call us direct in text using

Typetalk on 18001 0161 621 9400.

Please quote job reference:    PS/SLHW/01

Closing date:                              Midday Monday 3rd February 2020

Interview:                                   Week commencing 24th February 2020

 The successful candidate will be an employee of Positive Steps, which operates a Safer Recruitment process to protect vulnerable young people and adults. Positive Steps will apply for an Enhanced Disclosure with the successful candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer which values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.



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