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VSS is currently recruiting for the following opportunity


The Victims and Survivors Service (VSS) delivers services and support to victims and survivors of the Troubles/conflict and more recently to the survivors of Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) along with Mothers and Babies Institutions, Magdalene Laundries and Workhouses (MBMLW) .

VSS is currently recruiting for the following opportunity:

Head of Health & Wellbeing Services (Grade 7)
REF: HHWB/0923


Salary: £52,578 – £56,237 per annum (under review)

Closing date for applications:
17:00 on Monday 9th October 2023

Purpose of the Role
As a key member of the Senior Management Team, the Head of Health & Wellbeing Services will take responsibility for establishing and managing the quality and effectiveness of all health and wellbeing services for victims and survivors. The Head of Health & Wellbeing Services will have management responsibility for Managers operating in the Health & Wellbeing / Regional Trauma Network function.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Head of Health & Wellbeing Services will represent the Victims and Survivors Service as a credible ambassador, developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders.

​​​​By the closing date for applications candidates must have:

  • A third level qualification in a core mental health profession (e.g., Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology etc.)
  • A professional healthcare registration – e.g., registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), or with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) – Part 1.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of:
  • working closely with external organisations to develop and deliver health and wellbeing services; and
  • assessing and responding to trauma at both strategic and operational levels.​​
  • A minimum of 1 year’s experience of:
  • working at senior management level* in an organisation that delivers a programme of services to the public, either directly or through external delivery agencies; and
    providing advice and guidance at a senior level with particular emphasis on clinical governance, accountability, risk management and service delivery; and
  • Experience of developing and maintaining productive working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at senior levels and with service users.

We can only accept online applications. For access help or clarification, please email:
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