The MND Association have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director of Regional Care to join our Care Directorate, working across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Salary: c.£65,000 per annum plus lease car & benefits
Location: Home-based (accessible to Northampton)
Contract Type: Permanent
About the role
This new role will provide the strategic and operational delivery of regional care and support services across the MND Association and partner services.
This is an exciting time to be joining our association as we transform the way we deliver care and support services regionally. This role will be integral in leading on the development of new regional service offerings that support the delivery of the Association's strategic aims.
In this pivotal role you will lead and manage our Head of Regions, overseeing the day to day operational management of services and our relationships with care centres and networks, ensuring effective monitoring of the quality of our services and those services provided by our partner agencies.
Reporting to the Director of Care Improvement, you will also be able to step in to deputise as and when appropriate.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for an exceptional candidate with a background in UK health care environment, who can demonstrate strong experience of operations management, experience of managing large complex teams and the ability to manage large and complex budgets C. £2M+.
Your key skills will also include:
- Demonstrable ability to develop business cases and proposals for service development
- Excellent leadership skills, emotional intelligence and the ability to coach and develop individuals and teams
- Demonstrable ability to manage organisational change programmes
- Performance and quality management skills
- Proven interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to persuade, influence and when appropriate, challenge with tact and diplomacy
- Pro-active approach to work and problem solving and the ability to spot and deal with issues as they occur
It is essential that you have a driver's licence and ability to travel around the UK as required.
The role is home-based within the UK with regular travel to our National office in Northampton.
We welcome applications from all sectors, however it would be desirable to have a background in UK Health or a social care environment, with a working knowledge of commissioning structures - together with experience at associate director level in a medium to large organisation.
Please view the job description on our careers page for full role responsibilities.
How to apply?
We would love to hear from you and encourage early applications.
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now.
The MND Association is going through some exciting changes - embracing agile working, introducing new technology and a recent move to a new, flexible office space.
These changes, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, will give staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.
The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.
Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, and we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.
At the MND Association we are committed to equalities and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation by people with and affected by MND, current and future staff and volunteers and stakeholders.