Sutton, Greater London

£40,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Age UK Sutton (AUKS) is an independent, local charity with a turnover of around £1m, working across the London Borough of Sutton.

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Job Description

Could you be Age UK Sutton's new Services Director?

Based in the South West London Borough of Sutton, this role includes responsibility for leadership of  Age UK Sutton’s services, currently including universal access information, advice and support services; Social Enterprise Help at Home services;  and commissioned services including Home From Hospital (post discharge support and readmission prevention), Sutton Uplift (a mental health and wellbeing commission), and a new Social Prescribing service.

You will need to be highly strategic, and able to utilise sophisticated understanding of quality assurance, customer care, and innovation.

You will have the opportunity to work closely alongside the CEO to influence local policy and practice, using learning from service delivery, evaluation, and your wider sector expertise. 

You must have a strong understanding of key issues affecting older people, and familiarity with the challenges and opportunities of the current funding, commissioning, and income generation environment.

This role is a rare opportunity to lead delivery of services at a vital local charity, and to develop current and new activity to benefit older people. 

Please download the Job Pack for full details.

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