Pathway Development Lead - Internal

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Adults & Health
Integrated Commissioning
Job 1: 37 hours per week, Job 2: 18.5 hours per week
working from home and community based
Grade 10
£33,820 - £36,298 for 37 hours

Internally restricted job. To apply for this role you must be an employee of Kirklees Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date – and have successfully completed your probationary period. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.

The Wellness Service is growing from strength to strength, and we are delighted to be able to offer this new role, which is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of the Wellness Service pathways.

You will be part of a flexible team and work collaboratively with a range of partners to improve health outcomes for individuals and communities.

We want to bring together organisations, people and services to develop a shared approach, using a ‘strengths based’ mind-set that acknowledges, builds upon and unlocks the strengths, skills and capacities of people to live healthy lives utilising the assets within the local community.  We want to build on the existing strengths and assets of people and communities and will support individuals to find solutions to things which determine their health and prevent health conditions developing or worsening.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have an Advanced Health Coaching qualification and some experience of working in a health, social care, and wellbeing/community field.

The Role

As part of this role you will:

  • Work collaboratively with a range of partners across other services.
  • Assist Operational Managers in analysing and interpreting business intelligence, produce reports and identify opportunities for development.
  • Develop new projects and Wellness pathways/themes and review n existing projects and pathways.
  • Develop databases to improve report writing and outcome measures.
  • Develop the Wellness website to promote the pathways and projects and keep web pages up to date and innovative.
  • Service a proportionate caseload of clients.
  • Develop induction programmes for sessional staff/volunteers
  • Ensure volunteers are appropriately trained and supervised.
  • Assist the Lead Coach on quality assurance matters.
  • Lead story board development as a tool for evidencing good practice.
  • Lead on the development of specific pathways as agreed with managers.
  • Work with the council’s Comms Team on specific pathways and localities.
  • Day-to-day delivery of specific programmes within the service.
  • Develop business cases to support future service activity.
  • Have responsibility for the LIPS engagement calendar.

The interviews are scheduled for 19th & 20th December.  You will need to be available on one of those dates.


Patrick Boosey is the manager for this role, please contact them on 01484 221000 for an informal discussion, or if you need any more information. 
This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

11 December 2022, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.