Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reading, Reading
£45,591 - £50,059
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to play a pivotal role in the management and successful growth of St Mungo’s Oxfordshire and Reading sub region and make a difference in helping to end homelessness and rebuild lives.

At St Mungo’s, our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As Regional Head, your leadership will be crucial to realising our vision.


Leading and managing your team, you will ensure our services are delivered to a high standard and meet best practice standards.  You will implement an effective strategy for developing and growing the sub-region’s services, winning contracts for providing new services, and retaining existing ones to ensure the continued growth of our services to homeless and vulnerable people.


Our services in the region include Street Outreach, Somewhere Safe to Stay, Housing First and Young People’s accommodation services.


Key requirements for this influential management role include:

  • Experience of leading a team or teams delivering services to groups of vulnerable clients, in either a supported housing, support, care or other relevant environment

  • Track record of effective operational leadership and management of staff across dispersed locations, working through a line-management structure, including through a period of substantial change

  • Business/service development experience e.g. successfully winning new business; successfully negotiating for contracts for the provision of services - either as a supplier or purchaser

  • A person centred approach - putting clients at the centre of your work


In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities in support of their personal and professional development.


To find out more and apply please click the apply button.


Closing date: Monday 2 December 2019.

Interview and assessments: Wednesday 11 December 2019.


It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate. 

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at senior management level.

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Posted on: 13 November 2019
Closed date: 02 December 2019
Tags: Senior Management, Business Development