Are you ready to step into a high profile role where you will be responsible for the growth, implementation and development of new services?
About the role
We are looking to recruit an inspirational leader to take on the role of Regional Head. In this role you will be responsible for the management and successful growth of the sub region of Hammersmith and Fulham, Hounslow, Kingston and Richmond.
Leading and managing your team, you will ensure our services are delivered to a high standard and meet best practice standards. You will also develop and 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, Homeless Hostels, Semi-independent Housing, Assessment centre and Housing First services.
What we’re looking for
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
What we offer
Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.
As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 7 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carer’s and Parent’s, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, Irish and Women’s Action.
Flexible Working and Other Benefits
We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
How to apply
To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the document available tab at the top of the advert page on our website.
Closing date: 10am on Wednesday 3 June 2020
Interview and assessments on: Thursday 11 June 2020
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.