Salary: circa £80k plus benefits
Directorate: England Hub
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 28 June 2022
Action for Children supported circa 600,000 children and families through our local services last year, but we want to be able to do more. By building on what we do - growing and delivering more services in more communities across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, we will be able to provide more emotional and practical care and support to children and young people who need it.
What you'll be doing
This role will cover Action for Children's largest operational service area, England.
Reporting to the National Director for England – Children's Services, the successful candidate will provide dynamic operational and strategic leadership to Children's Services in England. To increase market share, whilst ensuring that children and young people remain at the centre of everything that we do.
You will be a key collaborator in our growth ambition, which is to support children into the future, growing our services and building a sustainable balanced portfolio. The overall ambition is to grow our income by up to 50% in England over the next 5 years. You will work closely with the National Director for England to deliver those targets of growth.
Our four growth pillars are Family Support, Mental Health, Looked After Children and Children with Disability.
This is a key role for Action for Children and the successful candidate will be instrumental for the growth and drive of Residential Services in England.
You'll do this by:
What we need from you:
We work together to reach our vision of safe and happy childhoods. Given this and our ongoing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, we encourage applications from everyone. We value and celebrate the diversity of those that collaborate with us and as an inclusive workplace we want all our current and future staff to feel able to be themselves in the workplace.
Action for Children are committed to giving a greater voice to children and young people from influencing service design to campaigning on relevant issues.
If, for any reason, you need support with your application, please contact David Simpson, Recruitment Partner on 01923 361732 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll be happy to give you any support you require.
Full details and application documents here
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