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Vacancy – Head of Health & Social Care

Published : 07/08/23 | Categories: Information & support |

We’re hiring for the position of Head of Health & Social Care for a period of maternity cover, find out what working at WCVA could do for you.


At WCVA we offer a wide range of benefits and flexible employment that makes a difference.

As an employer, WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action) can offer a number of benefits such as hybrid & flexible working, pension at 9% of salary, and access to an employees’ assistance programme.

WCVA invests in its employees and their development. As well as being a Living Wage Employer, committed to paying staff the real living wage, WCVA has been awarded Investors in People accreditation.

Find out more about working for WCVA.

Head of Health & Social Care

Duration: maternity cover for up to 12 months from September/October 2023.

Hours: 35 hours per week, flexibly

Location: WCVA operates a hybrid and flexible working policy which means our people can work a proportion of their time at our offices or remotely (including at home).  We are a pan Wales organisation with office hubs in Abergele, Aberystwyth and Cardiff.  There will be a requirement to attend some specific staff events and work engagements at our offices

Salary: £38,485 increasing to £40,537 per annum following successful completion of a six-month probationary period

About the role:

Are you passionate about the difference charities and volunteers make to health and well-being in Wales?  Join us to advocate for the sector, and lead WCVA’s stakeholder engagement and influencing work on health and social care.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience of working at a senior level in health and social care in the public or voluntary sector, to join a team working to drive change to ensure that voluntary organisations and volunteers are valued as trusted and equal partners, integral to the delivery of health and care in Wales.

You will act as a national and strategic liaison point for the voluntary sector in Wales. Working with Welsh Government and other public bodies you will support joint work to maximise the voluntary sector’s contribution to the government’s transformation agenda for A Healthier Wales.

Hear all about the job from Sally Rees

Read the full job description here.


To apply please download the application pack below:

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Closing Date: 30 August 2023 – 10 am

Successful candidates will hear from us by 1 September 2023 and be invited to interviews that will take place on 5 September 2023.

For further information call 029 2043 1741 or email

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