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Director of Family, Community and Justice Services

Oldham, Greater Manchester (Hybrid)
£61,577 per year

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Job description

‘I wouldn’t know where I would be without positive steps, they have massively changed my life.’  Young Person 
‘Without Positive Steps she would not have been given the chance.’ Parent 
‘A fantastic place, fantastic people, friendly & hard working.’ Adult service user 


Positive Steps is a unique organisation and have been changing the lives of people in Greater Manchester since 1977. Our current offer involves supporting those in Education, Criminal justice, Family and Community and Safeguarding settings. We are at an exciting point in our development with a focus on growing our impact while reaching excellence in all our work. 

We are looking to recruit an experienced, inspirational and highly motivated Director of Family, Community and Justice Services. Part of the Strategic Team, this person will be an active contributor to the overall leadership of Positive Steps, as well as taking on direct oversight of a diverse and dynamic range of service areas. 

This is a critical role focused on delivering outcomes for our communities, growing our organisational impact and working actively to develop and maintain strong partnerships and networks at local, regional and national levels.  You’ll be an authentic, values-based leader with the confidence and experience to influence at a strategic level. 

In return we offer an excellent rewards package, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to work for a highly regarded organisation with the potential to make a real difference in communities. We take development seriously and you’ll have access to a range of training and support to enable you to succeed.  

This role is a hybrid position- there is an expectation that leaders are present in our head office for a minimum of three working days per week.  

You will find the full role profile and person specification along with details of how to apply on our website. 
Positive Steps is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.  
Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role. If appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you.

This role is subject to a Standard DBS check. 

Closing Date – Friday 28 June 2024, Midday.

Application resources
Posted by
Positive Steps View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 31 May 2024
Closing date: 28 June 2024 at 12:00
Job ref: PS/DIR/06
Tags: Senior Management

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