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Head of Wellbeing

Royal Air Forces Association



£44101 - £46422/annum


Posted: 09/02/2024

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Head of Wellbeing
£44,101 - £46,422 Full Time
Based at our HQ in Leicester with agile working
A driving licence is an essential requirement for this role

About us

The RAF (Royal Air Force) Association has a clear objective: to help sustain a resilient and empowered RAF community, including serving personnel, RAF veterans and their families. Through our sector leading services, we offer friendship to the isolated and lonely, sheltered housing for those who want to remain proudly independent and childcare to serving personnel on RAF stations. We work closely with partner organisations, including other military charities, and have a strong bond with our donors and supporters, giving us the confidence to deliver for our beneficiaries when they need us. We work together to make sure no one is ever left behind.

About the role

This is a newly created position for a Head of Wellbeing (HWB) who will be responsible for the strategic development of the Association’s wellbeing provision, putting the client at the centre of design and implementation. Using a co-creation and co-production approach, the HWB will identify, develop, implement, manage and oversee the delivery and development of wellbeing products and services as well as working with stakeholders and diverse partners across the volunteer, private and public sectors to further develop existing wellbeing activities, creating new initiatives to meet the emerging needs of the RAF community.

The HWB is also responsible for developing and implementing a strategic framework (strategy, plans, budgets, forecasts, KPIs and evaluation/monitoring systems to track and demonstrate the effectiveness of wellbeing activity and identify trends/make recommendations) and key operational processes, systems and protocols. As an ambassador for the Association’s Wellbeing Directorate, you will be engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to support marketing and funding activity related to wellbeing products and services, in line with organisational commissioning processes. The post holder will be required to undertake a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check prior to appointment.

About you

You will be a graduate or a qualified professional in an applicable field such as wellbeing services/public health/project management with experience in delivering successful wellbeing services and initiatives. As an influential and persuasive leader, you will line manage and develop a high performing team, providing advice, challenge, coaching and a culture of continuous improvement in order achieve optimum results. Previous experience of facilitating and presenting at meetings, events and workshops is integral to the role along with the ability to produce accurate senior level reports/business cases.

We offer agile working for this role with the expectation you can attend the office 2-3 days per week. There will be occasional travel throughout the UK (a drivers license is essential) however we do offer some flexibility in working hours to accommodate this.

Benefits include

* Generous leave – 36 days including public holidays and Christmas shutdown

* 5% employer pension contribution under salary sacrifice

* Company sick pay after qualifying period

* Life Insurance equivalent to 4 x salary

* Free eye tests and a contribution towards glasses.

* Employee assistance programme – confidential helpline for advice and support.

* Cycle to work scheme

* Close to park and ride

Please note important dates below

Closing Date 8am Tuesday 5 March
Interview Date 19 March 20204


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

The RAF Association is a Disability Confident Employer. Please let us know if you require any assistance with the application process.

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