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Head of Health & Wellbeing Finance

Cheshire West and Chester Council
Chester, Ellesmere Port, Winsford
from £74,101 to £81,988 per annum
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Finance team within Cheshire West & Chester Council as the Head of Health & Wellbeing Finance. Cheshire West and Chester Finance Service is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual, with a can-do attitude to be responsible for overseeing the provision of a high-quality financial service. The post holder will achieve a high level of customer satisfaction and make a real and demonstrable difference to the Council’s business. 

Cheshire West and Chester Council is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

The postholder will be responsible for managing the Council’s Health & Wellbeing finance team which comprises financial support to the Health & Wellbeing Directorate and managing the Client Finance function.  The postholder will act as a member of Health & Wellbeing Departmental Management Team and provide independent and strategic financial advice to the Directorate, Corporate Management Board and Members.

The postholder will also be responsible for managing the Client Finance function, ensuring a customer focused service is provided to clients, including managing the financial assessment process and an efficient billing process.

In return, you will be playing your part to make a difference to our colleague experience at a high performing Council. You will also receive 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays after 5 years’ service.  The role is designated as fully agile being home-based with occasional visits to various customers and partners located across Cheshire West and Chester.  

You will be supported to work flexibly and have access to a range of benefits in terms of reward, wellbeing, and development.

For further information regarding the role please contact Debbie Hall, Director of Finance;

To find out more information about what it is like to work for Cheshire West and Chester Council including our rewards and benefits please see

No candidate will meet every single requirement - if your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment.  Please see the Equality Policy for more information.

Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which means that all employees will receive a minimum of £10.90 per hour for all contracted hours.

For any technical enquiries please email and quote the job reference number in all correspondence.

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