Managing Director

Self Help UK – Managing Director Role

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Managing Director for Self Help UK. Application is by CV & Covering letter submitted using the apply button provided. The closing date is 22nd September 2023 5:00pm. We value diversity & welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We seek to employ people based on their ability to carry out the requirements of the role & no applicant will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, or caring responsibilities. Please read below for Managing Director Information Pack, Key Objectives and Responsibilities and Person Specific Requirements

Base: Nottingham but delivery nation wide

Salary: (Competitive salary package commensurate with experience Circa £60k)

MD Hours: The normal hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week (other working patterns considered). The nature of the role & its responsibilities are such that you will be expected to work additional hours to fulfil your duties.

Contract/Salary: permanent contract with a competitive salary package commensurate with experience.

Location: Hybrid working/based in Nottingham at SHUK HQ Nottingham NG51AP. Required to travel across the UK as necessary.

Accountable to: Self Help UK Board of Trustees. The Chair or Vice Chair will be responsible for line management & supervision.

Directly responsible for: Senior management team currently consisting of:

-E-learning Manager -Deaf Project Manager -Service Delivery Project Manager, Beyond Diagnosis Team (SDPM- BD) – Corporate Administrator/Office Manager/MD-PA

Self Help UK is looking for a Managing Director to support & guide the charity in its transition from a Nottingham based structure into a UK wide organisation that is leading &growing self help groups &peer to peer support.

Additional MD Information Pack can be obtained by emailing recruitment. We are at an exciting time with new services & contracts being mobilised including a National Self Help Learning Centre & extending the Macmillan Cancer support project for people who are deaf to support deaf communities across the UK. The MD will also be responsible for identifying opportunities for growth, business development & diversification to ensure the financial sustainability of the organisation. Working with partners from local authorities, NHS, national governments, & charities to advocate on social subscribing & SelfHelp. The MD will be a pivotal role within the charity & provides an opportunity to lead real change in delivering two national projects. Leading a new dynamic & highly committed team based in Nottingham & personally undertaking the Project Director role for the Macmillan Deaf Buddy Project. Our team combines a range of specialisms & skills. As incoming MD, you will have the support of the E-learning Manager, Team Leader for the Deaf Buddy Project, & SDPM- BD in running the operational aspects of the organisation. You will also have the support of the Self Help UK board who bring a range of skills & experiences to the charity.

Additional Job Description, Key Objectives of the Post and Key Responsibilities can be obtained by emailing us and covers topics such as Governance, Relationships, Strategy & Business Development, Operational & Performance Management, Personal Development and General items

This job description may be subject to joint review from time to time between the post holder & Self Help UK, & as such is liable to amendment.

Managing Director Information Pack

Key Objectives of the Post

Key areas of Responsibility

Person Specification – Self Help UK (SHUK)

Qualifications/Education/Training: Essential

•Educated to Higher Education standard, or equivalent, in related subject, Health, Health & Social Care or equivalent experience

•Professional qualification &/or practical experience in Service Management within relevant working environment.

Qualifications/Education/Training: Desirable

•British Sign Language (BSL), level 3,above or equivalent

Experience: Essential

•Experience of data analysis using client data management systems & reporting functions.

•Project/service management experience.

•Line management experience including HR experience to manage staff performance, sickness absence, etc.

•Experience of fund raising/bid writing.

•Strong commitment to collaborative/partnership working.

•Partnership experience gained through working with other agencies.

Experience: Desirable

•Experience of working in a health/social care field, particularly supporting vulnerable people.

•Experience of working with deaf communities.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies: Essential

•Knowledge of the voluntary sector.

•Knowledge of Personalisation & Person Centred Approach within the service or a willingness to learn this area through personal research &/or training.

•Sound working knowledge of IT applications including Word, Outlook, & relevant databases.

•Communication skills e.g.: ability to build rapport with people, communicate clearly with clients, staff, professionals, & key stakeholders.

•Ability to overcome communication barriers & knowledge of specific tools required to do so.

•Ability to organise own work & manage time effectively including prioritising tasks.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies: Desirable

•Knowledge of the challenges facing the deaf community in accessing health & care services

Other: Essential

•Ability to travel between locations.

•Ability to work flexibly (time availability) to meet the needs of the serviceable

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