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Associate Director of Impact and Engagement

NFP People
£56000 Per Annum - Homebased (job-share and flexible options welcome)
Closing date
31 Dec 2021
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Associate Director of Impact and Engagement

Reporting to the Executive Director of Locality Impact, you’ll lead the charity’s work in Northern Ireland, aiming to improve treatment and care for everyone effected by stroke.

Position: Associate Director - Northern Ireland

Location: Homebased

Hours: 35 hours per week (job-share and flexible options welcome)

Salary: £56,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent.

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 31 December 2021

Interview Date: 12 January 2022

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application

The Role

As Associate Director, you’ll significantly increase reach and impact through effective systems leadership, creating and managing relationships with key stakeholders, influencing local policy and practice and overseeing the effective delivery of high quality stroke support.

You’ll lead a motivated and engaged team of staff and volunteers to:


  • Increase impact and reach through systems and community engagement, influencing and service delivery
  • Ensure stroke survivors have a strong an influential voice in shaping and improving stroke policy and practice
  • Deliver value to customers who receive and use the Northern Ireland based and universally delivered services and activities
  • Increase consistency in quality and reach of engagement activities and services, with a focus on addressing health inequalities
  • Enable peer support and self-sustaining stroke communities to flourish in Northern Ireland


About You

You’ll have:


  • Senior-level experience in advocacy/influencing; service delivery or community engagement and development.
  • Substantial experience of holding senior-level relationships with partner organisations, ideally in health and social care / the NHS and a strong understanding of systems leadership.
  • Strong understanding of influencing policy in a devolved administration
  • Substantial experience of leading high performing teams and large distributed teams (paid staff and
  • Track record in developing and implementing strategy, leading change, and managing budgets.


Please submit your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.

To fulfil the role, you must abode and have the right to work in the U.K.

About the Organisation

When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt.

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.

The charity provides specialist support, funds critical research and campaigns to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.

The organisation is working to improve the diversity of the team. Because individuality leads to a richer experience for its people and better support for those affected by stroke.

People from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. And particularly applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities.

Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help rebuild them and join the team.

In 2019, the charity developed a bold new corporate strategy so that they can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people’s lives. To help deliver the strategy and make a real difference, we are looking to recruit talented people to a number of new roles. If you would like to support stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, we want to hear from you!

You may also have experience in areas such as Director, Associate Director, Director of Locality Impact, Associate Director of Locality Impact, Locality Impact, Head of Locality Impact, Impact and Engagement, Director of Impact, Impact Manager, Director of Impact and Engagement, Social Care, Care, Health, Stroke, Volunteer Manager, Volunteering Director, Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Director, Community Engagement, Community Engagement Manager, Director of Community Engagement.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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