Health & Wellbeing Service Manager - Brighton/Rustington*

We’re looking for an inspiring leader who can successfully engage and motivate a diverse team to successfully deliver a high-quality wellbeing service to our Blind Veterans.

£54,715 per annum
Closing Date
Closing date is midnight on 22 May 2022

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with some weekend working required

We’re looking for an inspiring leader who can successfully engage and motivate a diverse team to successfully deliver a high-quality wellbeing service to our Blind Veterans. This is a wonderful opportunity for those who embrace an integrated health & wellbeing service model that enables individuals to overcome difficulties and achieve what they want out of life. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Creating a highly positive and solution focused working culture, leading and developing a multifunctional, integrated health and well-being department managing professionals from a range of disciplines including nursing, healthcare, and rehabilitation delivering first class care, bespoke specialist visual impairment interventions and high-quality wellbeing activity breaks and holidays.  
  • This role will require you to be the Registered Manager for care, responsible to the relevant regulatory body (CIW/CQC) ensuring the Centre meets and maintains the legislative requirements associated with the relevant regulations. This will require approximately 20 registered beds (Nursing and Residential) on site. 
  • As part of the Centre Leadership Team the Health and Wellbeing Service Manager will share responsibility for the day to day running of the Centre of Wellbeing. 
  • They will ensure that our members co-design and create outcome-based services to improve health and wellbeing and develop resilience through the development of innovative and creative practice to ensure that the things that are important to the members we work for are achieved. 
  • They will be highly collaborative with strong relational abilities; the post holder will represent the Health and Wellbeing agenda across the organization and external to the Charity acting as a key enabler in achievement of Blind Veterans UK’s strategic outcomes.

As our Health & Wellbeing Service Manager you will demonstrable knowledge of the variety of disciplines involved in delivering a wellbeing service including clinical and non-clinical support. Have experience at a senior level and can manage a complex, highly interconnected, operational environment. You will hold a Professional Qualification in Health or Social Care (HCPC) such as Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist, NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care or DipHE or Rehabilitation Studies (VI) or equivalent level of qualification.

In addition, you will hold or demonstrate the commitment and ability to work towards NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care to support Registered Manager status within an agreed timescale.

You will be a positive influencer, able to demonstrate confidence, motivation, and commitment. We expect high levels of integrity and behaviours consistent with our values and culture statement. 

Benefits include free life assurance, generous pension scheme (after three months), a health cashback scheme (after one year’s service), an Employee Assistance Programme and an excellent working environment. 

*Please note that this role is currently based in our Brighton Centre but will be based in our exciting new centre in Rustington (currently planned to be opened later this year). Applicants will need to be able to commute to Rustington once the move has taken place.

This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

Closing date:         Sunday 22nd May 2022

Interview date:     Thursday 26th & Friday 27th May 2022

Blind Veterans UK helps ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915 we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.  We believe every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose. We’re here to help veterans of every generation overcome sight loss.

To apply, please submit your current CV along with a supporting statement, explaining how you meet the Person Specification (within the Job Description below).  Please email both to   and include Health & Wellbeing Services Manager” in your email title. 

Please note we are only able to consider applicants who submit a CV with a Supporting Statement. 

If you have any particular requirements relating to our recruitment process, please contact

Health & Wellbeing Service Manager - Brighton/Rustington