Assistant Director - North East Prisons

£36,327 - £45,046
30 January 2020 12 Noon
20/NEP/01

Humankind are an established provider of substance misuse, health, young people and families, employment training and education and housing services. We are proud to be a national charity based in the North East, promoting fair chances for all.

A new opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Director to lead Humankind’s service delivery within Reconnected to Health across North East Prisons. The service will be led by Spectrum Community Health CIC delivered in partnership with Humankind and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. Launching on 1st April, Reconnected to Health will offer high quality care, promoting opportunities and supporting best possible outcomes for individuals, their families and communities across North East prisons. The successful post holder will match our ambition and commitment to provide the highest standards of service quality and performance within this partnership.

Main duties of the role will include:
• Senior operational management and leadership of Humankind’s service delivery within Reconnected to Health
• Collaborative partnership working with a wide range of stakeholders to deliver shared performance objectives and quality standards
• Development of resources, workforce skills and service activity within Reconnected to Health
• Working as a senior member of Humankind’s regional management team contributing to organisational development

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years management experience and hold, or be willing to work towards, a formal management qualification with the ability to demonstrate strong leadership at a regional level.

Experience in managing service development with a proven track record of successfully meeting performance and quality targets is essential.

You must be able to motivate and influence others and promote the ethos and values of partnership working.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please visit https://humankind.careers for more information and an application form. The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Thursday 30th January 2020 with Interviews held on Monday 10th February in Durham.

Application packs are also available via email at hr@humankindcharity.org.uk or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/NEP/01.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Exceptional support, training and development
  • Up to 32 days (pro rata) annual leave per year