The Salvation Army
London, Greater London (On-site)
£94,043 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

One of the UK’s most inspiring and best-known faith-based organisations is looking for a passionate and meticulous Territorial Director of Homelessness Services. The work of Homelessness Services is underpinned by a 5-year Strategic Mission Plan, supported by core values, demonstrated and measured against five key mission priorities: (1) Share the good news; (2) Serve others without discrimination; (3) Nurture disciples of Jesus; (4) Care for creation; (5) Seek justice & reconciliation.

As Territorial Director, you will give Christian spiritual leadership, have overall strategic and operational responsibility and management of the service across the United Kingdom & Ireland and will ensure that the strategic objectives, values, and business model are aligned to the territorial mission of The Salvation Army.

In addition, you will ensure that effective and financial management of all services are carefully monitored, and appropriate and timely interventions are put in place to ensure quality services are maintained. In addition, you will ensure a competent and effective workforce, contract compliance, financial probity and that all services are fit for purpose and that they remain strategically & missionally relevant.  You will seek to work in collaboration with both internal & external partners.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

  • A vibrant Christian faith with a live Church connection with knowledge, experience, and an understanding of the spiritual needs of service users.
  • Appropriate and relevant higher education/university qualification.
  • Experience of management & leadership at an senior level.
  • An excellent understanding of financial management and budgetary control.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of homelessness at national level, across all devolved governments.

This role has an occupational requirement that the successful candidate must be a committed and practising Christian and will be in sympathy with the doctrines of, and supportive of, the purposes and the aims and objectives of The Salvation Army.

This is a permanent position based at Territorial Headquarters currently located at 101 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BN. In the summer of 2023, we will be moving to our new, modern headquarters at Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8BQ. This exciting new building will provide a more effective workplace to help The Salvation Army better achieve its mission.

In order to complete your application please download and read the job profile attachment.

In the job profile you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement.

Working hours: Minimum of 35 hours per week

Closing Date: 19 June 2022

Interview date: Exact dates to be confirmed, but the interview process will consist of two stages

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and proof of right to work in the UK

As a disability confident scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Promoting equality in the workplace.

 

Application Instructions

In order to complete your application please download and read the job profile attachment.

In the job profile you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement.

Posted on: 18 May 2022
Closed date: 17 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Christian, Senior Management