£61078 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Divisional Director

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative, and diverse teams. This is an exciting opportunity to join our operational leadership team with responsibility for the South West division.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Operations, you will be instrumental in ensuring that Hft’s mission and values are embedded across the division and that all activity is underpinned by the overall strategy. You will be responsible for driving a culture of high performance and continuous improvement, building teams who strive to deliver an outstanding outcome focused service to the people we support, their families, carers and representatives.

You will establish a division wide approach through strong leadership and cross functional collaboration, balancing both the quality and commercial elements of service delivery. Working to ambitious targets and KPI’s, you will be responsible for ensuring that the division is financially viable and sustainable and have accountability for the day to day oversight for all services across the South West division.

Salary: £61,078 per annum

Hours: Full time, Permanent

Location: This role covers our South West division - Working base to be agreed within the division


You will have significant experience of working at a senior level in the learning disabilities adult social care / not for profit sector. You will have a proven track record of managing budgets of £10 million plus with experience of contract fee negotiation with local authorities and CCG’s.

With a demonstrable track record of developing and implementing strategy and business plans, you will also have experience of growing new and existing services. You will have in depth knowledge of the issues affecting the adult specialist social care sector and the impact the current economic climate brings to delivering contracts.

As a strong inspirational leader, you will have the skills to develop and direct high performing remote teams, manage change and forge positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You must be a clear communicator with effective influencing skills and be committed to the principle of involving the people we support in service development.

What we Offer

Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options. Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status. Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme. 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance.

Closing date: Friday 16th October 2020


You may have experience or an interest in the following, Divisional Director, Regional Director, Regional Manager, Area Manager, Disabilities, Vulnerable People, Adult Social Care, Learning Disabilities, Charity, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, Social Care etc.

Posted on: 22 September 2020
Closed date: 16 October 2020
Job ref: 94406
Tags: Management