Area Director

London (Greater)
12 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type

The Organisation

Thames Reach is a leading London-based charity helping homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. The charity provides innovative services aimed at prevention, stabilisation, and recovery, by providing a range of services including homelessness prevention, street outreach, accommodation, tenancy support, and help with employment.

They are currently looking for an Area Director to join their Leadership team to be responsible for commissioned services working with homeless people and other people with multiple and complex needs.

As well as pan-London and local services working with rough sleepers, current responsibilities include accommodation, floating support and day services, including innovative partnerships with local authority and health services.

The Role

Thames Reach is looking for a skilled and experienced senior manager to provide focussed leadership and stakeholder engagement.

Key tasks for the Area Director include:

- Building and developing an effective management team.

- Co-ordinating stakeholder engagement across these services whilst being able to articulate Thames Reach's distinctive position.

- Ensuring that these services are fully integrated into a wider Thames Reach offer.

- Working with other managers and Thames Reach's leadership team to develop new services, partnerships and approaches to service delivery in response to changing need and commissioning environments.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will need an up to date understanding of commissioned services and the key issues facing them, be an effective and credible representative for the organisation and have experience of working with commisioners. You will also need exceptional leadership skills with the ability to grasp the strengths and challenges within a range of services and offer constructive ideas for development.

To Apply

To register your interest, please submit your CV via the Prospectus website by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. Please upload your CV in Word format and include a supporting statement in support of your application; this should describe how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the job description. This should be no longer than two sides of A4. The full job description is available to download from the Prospectus website.

A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted CVs in order to determine each applicant's suitability and aptitude for the role. Selected candidates will be contacted to discuss the role in more detail. As part of the selection process, candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.

Interviews with the client are currently scheduled for w/c 9th October

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