The objective of Self Help UK (operating name for Self Help Nottingham) is to promote health and wellbeing through the participation in self-help groups and peer support activity. Our main area of expertise is in supporting and conditions, disability, social stigma, mental health etc. developing independent self-help groups, to enable them to be member led. These groups support people with issues e.g. long term health
We also deliver cancer support services in partnership with Macmillan Cancer support and have a large volunteer base who offer emotional support and assist with the creation of new self-help groups.
We are at an exciting time with new contracts being mobilised including a new National Self Help Resource Centre and Macmillan Deaf Cancer support project.
Working with the Board of Trustees, the Managing Director will be responsible for the leadership, strategic development and management of Self Help UK. They will represent the organisation and promote its vision, mission, values and work to key stakeholders, partners and the wider general public. The Managing Director will also be responsible for identifying opportunities for growth, business development and diversification to ensure the financial sustainability of the organisation.
We value diversity and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We seek to employ people based on their ability to carry out the requirements of the role and no applicant will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, or caring responsibilities