Head of Disability Services
Norfolk and bordering counties
£40,718 - £45,240 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 1st November midnight
Are you looking for a new challenge and would like to join a team where you can work with like-minded people to really make a difference to the lives of children and young people who have a disability?
Do you believe that by co-producing services, valuing and trusting your team and being aspirational helps get the best outcomes? Do you like the idea of working for a vibrant local voluntary organisation where you can really have an impact and help shape the vision for disability care services?
Would you like to be part of the leadership team for a forward thinking charity? If so, our client would love you to hear from you!
Our client loves delivering amazing services for children and young people. Their team is committed to providing care, support, and a brighter future for the children, young people, and families who need them, for as long as they need them. As an innovator in transition support for young people leaving care, they also have children’s homes across East Anglia, a centre for families in crisis, a family centre, a fostering agency and services for children with disabilities and their families. Their work allows members of their community to look to the future with hope.
They aspire to excellence and employ experienced, resilient, skilful and creative senior managers to inspire their service delivery and provide support to their teams. You will need to have a background in delivering services to children and/or young people, ideally with a specialism in disability, and either a social work qualification or a relevant professional qualification.
They are proud of the fact that they are a supportive employer who rewards you for your hard work and involvement in their life-changing charity. There are multiple benefits of this role, such as:
- Good work life balance with 35 hour working week
- Good holiday allowance
- A brilliant opportunity to advance yourself professionally
- Access to a wealth of development opportunities
- A range of employee benefits, including contributory pension
- A warm and welcoming work environment
The role is based in Norwich, Norfolk - they would expect presence in the office 2 days per week on average with home working. Please note, the role will require an element of travel to their services across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.
Please note the interview dates. You will be informed on the 2nd November of interview dates and times if successful.
5th and 6th November - Safe Care
6th November - Formal
To comply with the Immigration Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 and additional amendments, and UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements, all prospective employees will be asked to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. They will ask to see and take a copy of an appropriate official document as set out in the UKBA guidelines. Do not send anything now, further information will be sent to you should you be invited to interview.
Our client is committed to equality of opportunity. Your current immigration status will not be taken into account when assessing your application against the selection criteria for the post. They welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.
For more information on this job opportunity, please initially email or call the HR Team via the contact details found on their website.