Director of Community Services, Training and Employment

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
c. £51,000 - £56,000 pa
11 Sep 2018
28 Oct 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are a registered Housing Association, offering accommodation, a wide range of support services and innovative and effective solutions for those with complex needs. This is an interesting time to join us as we have ambitious plans to grow, diversify and strengthen our business, increasing and improving our portfolio of services, ensuring service sustainability, high levels of customer satisfaction and value for money. This is a diverse role, leading the effective delivery and development of a diverse range of services including: community based mental health services, vulnerable women services including criminal justice outreach provision, our in house catering network, our  training Academy, volunteering and employment support opportunities.

About the role

We are looking for our new Director of Community Services, Training & Employment who will be an appropriately qualified professional within a relevant field.  You will have significant recent experience of working in a senior role and a solid knowledge of social care, and/or a health related field ideally with a good understanding of effective training and staff development.  You will bring strategic thinking, have the ability to negotiate contracts, work with partners and be a strong ambassador for the organisation. As an experienced leader you will and have a track record of leading and developing staff, support customer empowerment and above all have a shared view of our values.

We are an IIP and Equal Opportunities Employer and we are proud of our commitment and track record of developing staff and we also welcome applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups.

Key contact

If you would like further information, please go to for an informal discussion call Kelly Shaw on 07900 363803 or email

Alternatively, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Closing date: Friday 28th September 2018

Stage 1 Interview date: Wednesday 10th October 2018

Stage 2 Interviews date: Thursday 18th and Friday 19th October 2018 

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