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Healthwatch Hackney (HWH) is committed to enabling local people to have real influence in shaping and developing current and future health and care services. We are looking to recruit an Executive Director to provide strong, inspirational executive leadership and direction for HWH. We are strongly committed to supporting local people to co-design services and holding to account those who fund and provide health and social care, for the quality, effectiveness and access to those services.
You will work with the Chair, Board, our staff team and delivery partners, to achieve the organisation’s strategic business objectives and ensure that activities are carried out effectively and contracts delivered to a high quality. You will also ensure a growing and sustainable future for the HWH and represent the organisation at key strategic and policy meetings.
The successful candidate will be a skilled all-rounder with a passion for equality, diversity and inclusion, with experience in strategic and business planning, operational delivery, and the ability to negotiate with and influence leaders and commissioners of our services. Excellent presentational and communication skills are required. A track record of successful fundraising would be an advantage.
Please download Executive Director application pack. Please note we do not accept CVs.
Deadline for applications is Noon 6th June 2022. Interviews to be held on the week beginning 20th June 2022. No late applications will be accepted
Starting at £50,051
Full time (35 hours/week), including some evening and weekend work
Hybrid working possible
Permanent contract, subject to funding
28 days holiday/year
Reporting to: Chair, Healthwatch Hackney
Based in Hackney
No CVs accepted, application forms only.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Ambitious about Autism stands with autistic children, young people and their families to champion rights, campaign for change and create opportunities.
We started as one school and have become a movement for change. Our services include providing information and practical support and delivering specialist education and employment programmes.
We are currently recruiting for a The Head of Governance and Compliance who will ensure best practice, governance and compliance is embedded at Ambitious about Autism and the Ambitious about Autism School Trust. Through the development and implementation of high-quality monitoring and reporting policies and systems, the postholder will promote excellent governance, and maintain compliance with all external regulatory requirements.
About you: We are looking for an individual who will…
- Ensure all governance arrangements comply with the Charity Governance Code, the Charity Ethical Principles developed by NCVO, and the Department for Education Governance handbooks for academies, multi-academy trusts and maintained schools.
- Undertake compliance investigations and produce reports as required for internal monitoring and review purposes and for external regulators.
- Support the Deputy Chief Executive in the development of a data strategy, building data systems and a data culture that ensure excellent and fully compliant knowledge management, data and records management, archiving and record keeping across the organisation.
- Recruit, manage and motivate the Governance and Compliance team to implement the strategy.
In return, we offer great benefits including a generous holiday allowance and commitment to continued perfectional development (CPD), flexible and hybrid working and more.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual who would like to work for a forward-thinking, open and honest organisation and make a real impact to the young people we work with. Please find our full recruitment pack on the link below.
If you have any questions around the role or would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Stephen Vickers
Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.
Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.
Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS Filter Guidance.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Our client is a large, fully-accessible, purpose built multidisciplinary venue situated in beautiful surroundings. They offer an independent cinema, three theatre spaces, an outdoor arena, galleries, rehearsal rooms/dance studios, meeting rooms and a new café, KILN and bar.
The Deputy CEO & Director of Commercial and Operations takes lead responsibility for all aspects of income-generating activity related to catering, events hire, operations and customer facing functions. This requires an individual with a strong strategic approach and an excellent knowledge of the day-to-day running of a multi-use venue.
The Deputy CEO is one of five members of the Senior Management Team (SMT). The Deputy CEO will report to the Chief Executive and Artistic Director and to the Boards of our client and their Trading. They will deputise in the absence of the Chief Executive and Artistic Director but will not be expected to fulfil aspects of the Director’s role that relate to arts production, programming, fundraising/development and marketing/communications.
How to Apply
To apply for this post please follow the link below and follow the application process, ensuring you answer all questions.
Please note that all applications are anonymised during the shortlisting stage. Any attached CVs will not be used at the shortlisting stage, so please ensure you complete the application fully and include all of your experiences, qualifications and any skills you have that would help them when considering you for this role.
Location: Birmingham, B12 9QH
Salary: £51,776 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Benefits: Company pension with employer contributions, generous annual leave allowance, staff development and training programmes, staff discounts, complimentary tickets
Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 6 June 2022.
Interviews: Monday 13 or Tuesday 14 June 2022.
Late applications will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be informed at the latest by Friday 10 June 2022.
You may have experience of the following: Operations Manager, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Director, Manager, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Sales Manager, Fundraiser, Business Development, Bid Manager, New Business Director etc.
Ref: 132 923
Location: Blended between office and home (England and Wales)
Citizens Advice offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free. Through our national network of charities, we give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem.
Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference, every single day, to people from all walks of life? The people that turn to Citizens Advice need help overcoming an obstacle in their lives – from debt to evictions to trouble at work – and you can be key to them getting the support they need in the quickest, easiest, and most effective way.
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented throughout Citizens Advice. We are a member of the race equality campaign at Business in the Community, the Prince’s responsible business network and are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities across the UK. We also welcome applications from, LGB and Trans and non binary candidates.
We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in role profiles.
You will be joining a small, high-performing team that sits at the heart of Citizens Advice. The team is responsible for providing strategic, executive and administrative support to the Chief Executive, and both our Executive Directors and Director Group.
This crucial role will support the Chief Executive directly, taking a lead on areas of her portfolio and office management; whilst also leading the Executive Support team, ensuring that all of our top team receive exemplary support.
We are looking for someone who can balance strategic and operational thinking, join the dots across a complex organisation, work at pace and deliver exceptional results through others.
Our commitment to flexible working extends to where we work. As Covid restrictions ease, Citizens Advice are moving towards a permanent mix of office and home based working which will give much more choice to staff, while still maintaining the best of collaborative working.
The National Citizens Advice Operates from offices in England and Wales, with 4 regional offices based in Cardiff, London, Birmingham and Leeds, therefore all successful applicants must be based within England or Wales.
Please be aware that Citizens Advice is not a sponsoring organisation. Therefore the successful applicant must already possess the right to work in the UK or be able to secure the right to work in the UK independently.
Citizens Advice seeks to redeploy staff who are at risk or under notice of redundancy where they satisfactorily demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the role at interview. Candidates who are formally at risk or under notice of redundancy will take priority over other internal candidates for interview. If you have been confirmed as at risk or under notice of redundancy please ensure you indicate this in the at-risk box in your application.
Please note, in the event of a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close the application early.
This vacancy closes at 23.59 on 05/06/2022
Interview date: w/c 13th June
Personal Assistant / PA to Deputy CEO
£32,200 - £34,300 per annum
London - Hybrid Working - Remote / Home Working
Permanent, Full Time
Our client has a new and exciting opportunity available in their busy Clinical Quality & Research directorate. They are looking for an experienced and proactive Business Coordinator / Executive Assistant to join them to provide comprehensive and day-to-day administrative support and assistance to the Deputy Chief Executive / Director of Clinical Quality and Research and the wider directorate.
In order for them to achieve their strategic objectives, including ensuring high quality research and evidence-based, safety and care standards for patients, you will provide proactive administrative support to cross-team projects as identified by the Director and Associate Director.
Administration tasks will include, but are not limited to, managing the Director’s diary, meetings and email inbox. You will arrange travel and accommodation, manage all correspondence for the Director; provide secretarial support and process expenses.
Serving as Secretary for assigned boards and other committees, you will be required to draft and deliver agendas, organise catering and room bookings, draft minutes and meeting summaries, and initiate follow up actions.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the College’s consultation and survey process and College representation on external committees. You’ll also provide some administrative support to their growing patient and public involvement function.
The role is outward-facing, involving liaison with clinicians and working closely with council members.
The role holder will be joining a friendly team who deliver to the highest standards through their conscientious approach to work and therefore the successful candidate will need to be a highly motivated, enthusiastic, flexible team player and willing to pick up routine and emerging tasks to support the wider work of the directorate.
The successful candidate will have:
Proven experience as an Executive Assistant and/or Personal Assistant at a senior level, preferably in a Royal College or Healthcare organisation
Proven track record of effective project and/or programme management and understanding of project management principles
Experience of committee servicing at board level
An understanding and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
Experience of managing a varied and extensive workload, juggling multiple tasks and prioritising under pressure
Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation
Excellent time management and the ability to manage the time of others and work to deadlines
Good analytical skills
Knowledge of GDPR and an understanding of confidentiality
Ability to work effectively, independently and with minimal supervision
Experience of successfully managing senior stakeholders/relationships across multiple levels
Intermediate level MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint) skills; familiarity with CRM databases
Please see the full Job Description for a full list of duties and responsibilities.
Our client’s diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of their culture so it is important to them that this is reflected in everything that they do. They welcome applications from all individuals irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, marital status or parental responsibilities to ensure they actively embrace an inclusive and representative culture that encourages, supports and celebrates their differences.
Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, they are unable to provide detailed feedback to candidates on their application. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted after the closing date
Our client is the professional body responsible for the specialty of anaesthesia throughout the UK. They are the third largest medical royal college in the UK by membership. With a combined membership of more than 24,000 Fellows and Members, they ensure the quality of patient care by safeguarding standards in the three specialties of anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine.
Chief Executive Officer
We have an exciting opportunity for a committed CEO who has a passion for equality and diversity within the workplace.
If you are a creative and innovative thinker who builds support for new ideas both strategic and tactical with strong analytical skills and clear judgement, then we want to hear from you!
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Hours: Part-time, 30 hours per week over 4 or 5 days with some evening work
Salary: £42,000 - £48,000 (pro rata) depending on experience
Closing Date: Sunday 5th June 2022
Working closely with the Chair of the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive will:
- Provide leadership and operational direction
- With the Senior Management Team (SMT) be responsible for implementing the agreed strategies and achieving the business plans of the organisation, by effectively managing and developing the resources available to the organisation
- Represent the organisation externally by promoting the services and values.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
- Strategic Leadership
- Enabling Governance
- Financial and Legal Management
- People Management
Educated to degree level, or post graduate professional qualification, or can demonstrate equivalent qualifications, skills and experience, you will have knowledge and experience of operating at a senior management level, preferably within the Charity sector.
You will have experience of:
- Business and strategic planning, with an ability to track performance against objectives and deliver results
- Developing and fostering close working relationships with a Board of Directors or Trustees, in particular the Chair of the Board
- Managing and leading a team of senior managers
- Strategic and day to day financial management, including budget preparation, monitoring and reporting
- Human resource management, including recruitment, succession planning and workforce development
- Organisational legal responsibilities and requirements
About the Organisation
A specialist organisation offering support through counselling and therapeutic groups to adults in Bristol, South Glos, BANES & North Somerset who have experienced any form of sexual abuse throughout their lives.
You may also have experience in areas such as CEO, COO, Chief Executive, Chief Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Deputy CEO, Deputy COO, Deputy Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Interim CEO, Interim COO, Interim Chief Executive, Interim Chief Officer, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director, Manager, Head of, Therapy, Abuse, Mental Health, Counselling.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our small, friendly team and to use your skills to develop this Executive Assistant role which is central to the smooth running of the organisation as it continues to grow. You will be working with a committed group of people, including clinicians working in all areas of the country, and making a real difference to the lives of patients.
Applications by CV and covering letter - interviews will take place on 1st June with the possibility of further interviews on 8th June. Hoping to have someone join us as soon as possible. Please see attached job description and person specification.
Key aspects of the job: to provide a comprehensive, efficient and effective executive assistant and secretarial service to the Chief Executive, and to provide additional administrative support to the Deputy Chief Executive and other members of CDS UK’s core team. The post holder will also handle the day-to-day HR administration requirements of the organisation, such as monitoring annual leave and administering recruitment. We anticipate that the executive assistant function and related administrative tasks will comprise approximately 75% of the role, with basic HR functions taking up the remaining 25%, though of course this may vary from week to week. The post holder will play an ambassadorial role for CDS UK so excellent written and interpersonal skills are essential.
CDS UK (the Clinic for Dissociative Studies) is a specialist psychotherapy service established in 1998, offering assessment and long-term specialist outpatient treatment to people with dissociative disorders. Its patients have often suffered the most extreme forms of abuse over a long period and represent one of the most vulnerable and complex client groups.
CDS UK is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and an Independent Provider to the NHS, and is subcontracted by NHS commissioning organisations nationally on a discretionary per-patient basis, where local mental health services are unable to provide appropriate treatment.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you passionate about people’s rights? Do you want to be part of a team fighting poverty and injustice by providing free, community-based advice and support services? Are you a dynamic and inspirational leader with the skills and abilities to fulfil this broad and challenging role at the helm of our small community advice centre?
St Pauls Advice Centre are seeking an Executive Director. Passionate about the role of the voluntary sector in bringing about social change, you will be strategic, adaptable, motivated and equipped to support the charity’s development whilst also supporting our committed trustee board and staff team.
With the need for our services never greater, this is a challenging but exciting time to join our small, friendly and dynamic team. We are busy working towards achieving objectives set out in our five year strategic plan and are looking for someone who shares our values to help us achieve our ambitious goals.
We describe St Pauls Advice Centre as friendly, local and here to help – if that sounds like you too, we look forward to receiving your application
The Executive Director is responsible for both the day-to-day running and strategic development of the organisation, working closely with the Board of Trustees and senior management team. Responsibilities include: governance, strategic and operational planning, service development, external partnership development, finance and fundraising oversight, contract management, human resources, quality compliance and other key functions. This is a diverse and challenging role, providing leadership for a small team and working energetically and appropriately with all stakeholders to achieve organisational plans.
We are proud of our accreditation as a Living Wage employer and offer flexible working and a generous benefits package:
> Permanent contract
> Flexible contract hours: 28 to 35 hours per week (subject to negotiation)
We offer a generous benefits package:
> Salary: £43,570 (pro rata where relevant)
> Annual Leave: 30 days per year (pro rata where relevant)
> Extra 3 days annual leave between Christmas & New Year (office closure)
> Qualifying Workplace Pension Scheme: 5% employers contribution
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About Migrant Help:
Migrant Help is a leading charity that has been established for over 50 years and delivers a range of support and advice services to migrants across the UK. Our vision is for a global society that protects vulnerable migrants, treats them with respect and enables them to reach their full potential.
We are currently looking for a Deputy Director for Strategic Programmes to join our team on a Permanent Contract.
We place a high value on employees in relation to the work that they do and the benefits the organisation offers, with an ethos of being a Great Place to Work.
These are some of the benefits we offer:
• Flexibility and work life balance
• Enhanced family friendly provisions
• Additional holiday entitlements
• Perkbox benefits
• Non-contributory pension scheme.
At Migrant Help, we foster a culture in which equality, diversity and inclusion are recognised, valued and encouraged. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, we match your skills with the needs of our organisation. As long as you share our values, vision and goals. We welcome applications from candidates regardless of their age, religion or belief, race, gender reassignment, disability, sexual orientation, sex, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
The Deputy Director of Strategic Programmes will be responsible for managing some of our smaller or short-term direct service contracts and a number of projects outside our core contracts. This role will play a key part in the successful delivery of the Migrant Help Strategy which aims to provide holistic support to our clients, fill gaps in services for the sector and build collaborative partnerships. This is a wide-reaching role with a lot of variety that focuses on delivering real impact to our clients.
This is a new role for Migrant Help with a growing team as we look to increase our client support into new areas and diversify our income. The key aims of this role are to;
- Support and deliver on existing programmes
- Liaise with commissioners
- Mobilise and deliver future projects
- Advise on the development of new projects
The postholder will be responsible for ensuring KPIs and deliverables are achieved, and that our projects reach the most vulnerable people.
The Deputy Director of Strategic Programmes will promote the Migrant Help Strategy internally and externally and contribute to the development of future strategies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop strong partnerships with organisations and community groups in the sector, identifying opportunities to collaborate and share good practice.
- Develop and maintain relationships with commissioners and ensure KPIs, targets and reporting requirements are met for contracts and grants within your remit.
- Represent Migrant Help at key sector meetings, network events and pitches as required.
- Oversight and strategic management of key initiatives undertaken in line with the strategy, including planning, budgeting, funding, partnership management, evaluation and reporting.
- Develop evaluation and monitoring processes to assess the effectiveness of the programmes.
- Provide senior level capacity and expertise to our Strategy and Engagement function.
- Contribute to the overall success of the organisation in accordance with Migrant Help's Strategic aims and objectives.
- Ensure staff are appropriately managed, supervised with regular objective setting and supportive meetings.
- Effective line management of teams and ensure delivery structures are fit for purpose.
- Attend and provide reports to Board and Management meetings as required to fulfil the governance and leadership responsibilities in line with the role.
- Contribute to senior management team meetings and discussions.
- Work closely with the Communications team to promote outcomes and impact of the programmes internally and externally and elevate the Migrant Help brand.
- Work with the Income Team to develop fundraising strategies for the programmes, project proposals, and to support new funding streams.
- Work with the Operations Teams to map service delivery innovations and improvements, ensure a consistent approach and share learnings.
- Engage with our Lived Experience Advisory Panels to understand, coproduce and implement service improvements
And any other ad hoc duties as deemed reasonable by the Director of Strategy & Engagement, CEO and Board
Migrant Help is committed to safeguarding those we provide a service to, applicants will have to undergo strict vetting procedures throughout different stages of the recruitment process.
Right to Work in the UK
In addition to being able to provide documents to show their right to work in the UK ie passport or other right to work documents such as work visa, settled status document, certificate of registration, naturalization as a British citizen, Biometric Residence Permit etc.
This post is also subject to;
- DBS Check
- Counter Terrorist Check (CTC)
For CTC application applicant must:
- Be able to provide a valid passport eg. 10 year full British passport, EU or non-EU Passport with indefinite leave to remain
- Be able to provide continuous UK address history for the previous 5 years
- Provide full employment history for the previous 3 years and/or suitable documentation to cover any gaps in employment
All ID documents must show current address
We encourage applications from disabled people by offering them an interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We have a fantastic development opportunity to join one of our five Children’s Homes in London.
We are looking for candidates with the aspiration to develop their careers with us and become Registered Managers through our Leadership Passport and Management Training offer.
Starting salary of £31,552 as Deputy Manager, and up to £41,208 as Registered Manager.
We are proud that 80% of our Registered Managers are internal promotions. Take your career to next level with our comprehensive in-house training and funded Level 5 qualifications.
St Christopher's is an established children’s charity that has provided care and support for vulnerable children and young people for 150 years. Our focus and commitment is all about our children and young people. We provide fostering, children's homes and a range of innovative housing and support services across London, Essex, West Midlands and the Isle of Man.
We really care about children and young people, placing them at the centre of everything we do. We ask children and young people what they think and involve them in decision making, from helping to shape new services to interviewing new members of staff. Our social pedagogic approach is our core philosophy of care. Put simply this is a holistic approach for building positive relationships with children and young people to bring out their inner “diamond”.
We are an equal opportunity employer and keen to develop an inclusive workforce were people feel they belong. We hope to attract application from under- represented groups including people from different cultures, nationalities, socio economic backgrounds, ages, disabilities, religion, faith, sex, orientation, child care responsibilities and with gender diverse identities.
St Christopher’s Academy
When you join St Christopher’s, we will set you up in your career with a tailored development plan. Whether you want to move across to a different service, become a Manager or just explore further your current role, we will support you to map out your career trajectory and help you achieve your professional ambitions. If you want to learn more about St Christopher’s Academy, please click visit our website.
The successful candidate will have:
- Two years’ recent experience of working with children/young people who are at risk in a residential or community based setting.
- Degree in Social Work or equivalent or at least Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Residential Childcare or equivalent.
- Ability to develop appropriate one-to-one relationships with young people and employ mentoring skills that empower young people to achieve their goals
- Numeracy skills to manage budgets efficiently and contribute to the budgetary process.
- An understanding of the regulatory framework relevant to the provision of residential services for children and young people.
- Awareness of issues facing young people such as bullying, gangs and exploitation and how these impact on behaviour
- Ability to work shifts including weekends and bank holidays and undertake sleep-ins.
- Ability and willingness to be part of an on call rota overseeing multiple Homes.
About the Role
As Deputy Manager, you will lead and support a professional team of staff committed to transforming young lives and creating positive outcomes. You will be supported by a Registered Manager, Deputy Manager, Team Leaders, and the team of residential staff.
Key aspect of the role:
- To assist the manager in safeguarding and ensuring every child and young person receives high quality care as measured by Ofsted in the social care common inspection framework.
- To assist the manager in the management of the home, including the staff, external relationships, the budget, the resources and fabric of the building.
In return we offer:
- Starting Salary of £31,552
- Real opportunities to develop your career and become a Registered Manager.
- A friendly working environment, a fun, open and honest culture.
- 25 days holiday rising to 27 days after 3 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata.
- Industry Leading training programme including access to level 3 qualifications, children’s right and participation, CSE, empowerment, mental health and Social Pedagogy,
- Contributory pension scheme, Enhanced Maternity and Company Sick Scheme.
- BUPA Employee Assistance Programme, offering counselling, financial advice and legal support.
- Interest-free season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme.
- Discount shopping scheme at hundreds of retailers across the UK.
- Discretionary Funded Training Programs.
- Employee Awards based on performance and length of service.
At St Christopher’s we are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people in our care. During the recruitment process you will be expected to complete an online application form to ensure we capture essential information to meet legislation, best practice and vetting requirements.
Applicants will ideally already be on the DBS Update Service; if this is not the case St Christopher's will carry out a DBS (police) check prior to starting.
For further information and to apply online, please visit our website.
Closing date: 29th May 2022
Assessment dates: 6th & 10th June 2022
Our Assessment days will last for approx. 6 hours and they will be held in our Offices in Putney. Should you be shortlisted and invited, please ensure you are available to attend.
Are you ready for an exciting new challenge?
Grief Encounter, founded in 2003, is a child bereavement charity that provides information, advice and clinical support to bereaved children, young people and their families. We are dedicated to helping bereaved youngsters deal with the loss of a parent or sibling and seek to raise public understanding of the emotional distress young people experience following the loss of a loved one.
We are currently looking to appoint a talented Deputy Director for our Clinical Services. Working closely with the Clinical Services Director, you will provide oversight, management and development of the Grief Encounter Family services, including the Helpline, Family Programme, the Training offer and Resources. As a member of the Clinical Senior Management Team, this new role will assist in the development of the clinical strategy and growth programme, ensuring effective and high quality delivery. You will also lead on developing strong external links for partnership and engagement between Grief Encounter, children and families, as well as a range of relevant partners such as schools and other organisations.
You will need to hold relevant professional qualifications in counselling, social work, nursing or teaching, as well as experience of working with or counselling young people and have an in-depth knowledge of safeguarding and relevant regulations. You will also be a talented manager, non-judgemental, tenacious and able to prioritise a varied and busy workload.
If this sounds like you, please read the further information provided and submit your CV plus a short cover letter telling us why this is the role for you.
To apply, please submit a copy of your CV, plus a short cover letter telling us why this is the role for you.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Government Property Agency is changing the way the Civil Service works and is at the forefront of Government's transformation agenda; reshaping the relationship civil servants have with their place of work. The Agency is central to the delivery of key Government policies including moving 22,000 Civil Service roles out of London by 2030 and tackling climate change by contributing to the Net Zero agenda. To do this we are delivering a major change programme across the UK and consolidating our portfolio in order to save £1.4 Bn over 10 years.
You will be a key member of the GPA Finance Leadership team, responsible for setting out GPA’s financial strategy working with HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office. You will lead 3 x G6 finance staff in corporate finance activities made up of financial accounting, management reporting, financial control, finance systems and finance operations. You will be able to inspire and support the Finance staff of around 25 people and be able to lead this highly-skilled Finance team in delivering best in class finance services, overseeing the business and financial planning cycle, driving robust financial controls and holding the organisation to account for meeting financial targets.
This strategic leadership role is accountable for the delivery of an efficient and effective corporate finance function delivering a range of professional services to enable the organisation to robustly and confidently manage its financial position in line with government and regulatory expectations for the management of public money. Leading a team of professional experts, this role will ensure that the GPA is supported by a high quality, efficient and effective finance function that assesses, understands and anticipates strategic direction, business need and risks, while being sufficiently dynamic to be able to respond to changes in business and government direction as well as legislative changes. You will lead the GPA central finance teams to focus on high quality service delivery for a rapidly growing organisation with income over £1.1b and assets of over £1.7billion
The responsibilities of the Deputy Director of Corporate Finance will include:
- As part of the Finance Senior Leadership team, provide leadership, energy and direction for the team and supporting financial service providers continuingly improving service levels
- Oversee and deliver the preparation of annual statutory accounts.
- Oversee the provision of reporting and analysis to the Executive Team and the Board.
- Ensure that GPA meets its financial targets by managing its income and costs with effective finance processes and delegations.
- Oversee the development of assurance strategy to ensure that the highest standards are met and are in line with best practice and government strategy.
- Embed an effective internal assurance control framework.
- Strong people leadership, creating a Finance team that is seen as exemplary in delivery of financial management, reporting and control as well as a place where Finance professionals want to be.
- Experience of a senior financial role within an organisation going through a significant period of change.
- Sound experience of financial management, reporting and control with the ability to manage systems, deliver at pace and drive best value for money.
- Strong track record of confidently engaging and working with senior stakeholders.
- Knowledge of financial accounting, budgeting and income generation in Government.
- Experience of Government finance and budgeting.
- processes, such as Treasury funding mechanisms, and spending reviews.
- The successful candidate must be a CCAB Qualified or equivalent (i.e. ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA, ICAS or CAI).
- Ability to deliver transformational change and upskill and grow the finance function and associated infrastructure in order to support the growth of GPA.
- Experience of strong financial management controls and processes in a variety of organisations.
- Strong customer service ethos.
- A track record of successfully working with outsourced service providers.
- Experience of financial management gained in the property / real estate sector, preferably in property development or asset management. (Desirable)
- Have strong commercial acumen, with proven ability to add commercial value. (Desirable)
- Experience of introducing new financial systems and digital tools. (Desirable)
- Experience of reporting to, and advising, a Board. (Desirable)
To apply for this opportunity, you will be required to produce a supporting statement (max 750 words) demonstrating how you consider your personal skills, qualities, and experience, providing evidence of your suitability for the role with consideration for the key responsibilities of the role alongside your CV. For more information, please apply using the link, or contact Michael Swinburn or Jack White at our retained search agent, Robertson Bell.
Allen Lane are currently assisting a London based Research Institute with the recruitment of an Interim Deputy Director of Finance on a 6 month temporary basis. Reporting to the Director of Finance and managing a team of 3 managers directly this role will be responsible for leading the operational aspects of financial planning and analysis, financial accounting and research finance. The role will include but by no means be limited to:
- Oversee the production of the statutory annual accounts, subsidiary financial statements, and the annual external audit
- To coordinate the production of regulatory financial returns.
- Oversee the production of themonthly balance sheet report
- Lead on the provision of management information and Business information to support effective decision making across the organisation
- Responsible for overseeing production of monthly and quarterly reporting packs for the Institute’s formal committees
- Lead the Institute’s planning process to produce the Strategic Plan and associated annual plans
- Run the Finance elements of strategic and business improvement projects and initiatives.
- Oversee the finance business partnering service to budget holders and other stakeholders
- Ensure compliance with tax requirements, including VAT returns, gift aid, P11Ds and taxation implications for fundraising activities.
- Oversee the provision of a high-quality grant management service to research teams.
- Significant experience of supervising a team of accounting staff within a complex organisation.
- Significant experience of management accounting and business partnering.
- Significant experience and knowledge of tax and payroll matters.
- Experience of process improvement and implementation/maintenance of internal financial controls
- Experience of accounting in the charity or higher education sectors
This role will close at the end of this week so if you are looking for your next interim role and want to join one of the country’s leading organisations in its field then please apply ASAP. This role will allow for hybrid working with two days expected on site in London per week
Jessie's Fund is a UK charity helping children with life-limiting illness or special educational needs and disabilities to communicate through music. After 27 wonderful years, the founder and Director of Jessie's Fund is stepping down and we are looking for an Executive Director to continue and develop the work of the Fund.
Building on its strong reputation, the new Executive Director of Jessie's Fund will be responsible to the Board of Trustees for leading Jessie's Fund into its next 25 years. Increasing the impact of our work, they will devise and implement the vision and strategy of the organisation, ensuring the financial security of the Fund and playing a key ambassadorial role with funders and other stakeholders.
The Executive Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the charity and its staff, ensuring that the charity's targets and policies remain driven by the needs of our beneficiaries.
Job title: Executive Director
Location: Flexibility to work remotely but with at least two days a week at our offices in York - 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 pro-rata (depending on experience)
Hours: Four days per week (30 hours)
The successful candidate will have a track record of leading organisations and/or major programmes creatively, with multiple stakeholders and relationships; relevant, recent and substantial experience of working at a strategic leadership level in the not-for-profit/charity sector; and demonstrable passion for music.
If you would like to receive an Information Pack on how to apply, please send a CV in confidence to Nick Shanks at [email protected]
For an informal and confidential conversation about the position, please contact Nick at the above address with your contact details, and suitable times to chat.
Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 15th June 2022
Both Jessie's Fund and Harris Hill operate an equal opportunity policy and commit to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Deputy Director of Finance: Up to £90,000 + benefits: SE London | Permanent
For a University in Southeast London, we are recruiting a Deputy Director of Finance to report to the CFO and lead and inspire 5 high performing Finance teams overseeing the financial performance of the University. This role will lead, role model and coach a strong business partnering culture focusing on best-in-class service delivery and quality. The Deputy Finance Director will support the CFO with a strategic outset in the development and roll out of financial operations and strategic plans. A key leadership role, the Deputy Director of Finance will influence and partner at VC and Executive level.
- Lead and inspire 5 high performing Finance teams, supporting the CFO Transformation Programme and implementation of a business-partnering culture and mindset
- Financial Performance Management including implementation and monitoring of the budget, 5-year financial planning, quarterly forecast, and monthly management accounting process
- Transform financial performance data into clear and insightful management packs
- Create a continuous improvement culture to understand performance and seek efficiencies
- Development and deployment of the Finance strategic and operational plan
- Influence and partner the VC Executive and SMT and be the Finance lead for the University SMT, Operations Management Group, and Investment Steering Committees
- Lead and evolve best in class business partnering across all 5 Finance teams
- Identify new and innovative financial management and leadership approaches to enhance stakeholder experience and confidence
- Qualified Accountant with proven experience of developing and deploying finance strategy within a complex organisation
- Experience leading high performing business partnering teams across multiple sites
- Track record of influencing and partnering at Executive level
- Experience of working in Higher Education is desirable
- Track record of developing and empowering teams
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.