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 newly developed 5 year Strategic Mission Plan supported by core values, demonstrated and measured against priorities of Transformation, Integration, Discipleship and Effectiveness.
As Territorial Director of Homelessness Services you will give Christian spiritual leadership, have overall strategic and operational responsibility and management of The Salvation Army’s Homelessness Services across the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland and will ensure that the strategic objectives, values and business model are aligned to the territorial mission of The Salvation Army. You will ensure that effective and financial management of all services within the Homelessness Services portfolio 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 and missionally relevant.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
- Appropriate and relevant higher education/university qualification
- Experience of management & leadership at a senior level
- An excellent understanding of financial management and budgetary control
- Excellent communication skills
- Good knowledge and understanding of homelessness at national level.
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 December 2021, 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.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme
For further details please visit the Salvation Army website.
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK.
CVs will not be accepted.
Promoting equality in the workplace.
Closing date: 1st March 2020
Interview date: 11th March 2020