Assistant Director of Services
Contract length - 10 months with possible extension to 12 months (maternity cover), commencing February 2022
Salary - [£60,000 - £62,870 per annum] - subject to skills and experience
37.5 hours a week over five days
Base - mix of home working and office - based at one of our locations in North London: Royal Free Charity, The Pears Building, Pond Street, NW3 2PP with occasional travel to Chase Farm Hospital and Barnet Hospital.
The Royal Free Charity stands at the threshold of its most important period of development. The pandemic has shown the importance and necessity of the support the Royal Free Charity can and has provided to staff and patients across our three hospitals sites, and the need for our globally important research has also never been so clear.
The Assistant Director of Services will report to the Director of Grants and Services.
The purpose of the role
Is to oversee the Royal Free Charity's strategic direction and delivery of patient services. Manage all services delivered by the Charity including:
Volunteering, Support Hub, Complementary Therapy Services
Extensive experience of service design and delivery
Ability to manage high volumes of varied work and operating to tight deadlines
Experience of leading and line managing others to develop and grow and building and maintaining a high performing team culture
Experience of building relationships, and influence, with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
The role is heavily focused on customer service
If you have the right experience, confidence and if you feel excited about this role, we would like to hear from you.
28 days' paid holiday plus UK bank holidays each year.
Enrolment into the pension scheme.
To apply for this post, send a CV in Word document with a maximum 500-word statement addressing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification: qualifications, experience, skills, knowledge and personal qualities. Please ensure you include your last employer and dates of employment within your CV. Also please complete and return the Equal Opportunity Form.
Closing date for application: 8 December 2021 - 12 noon
Interview date: 15 December 2021
(The successful candidates from the first round will attend a second interview held on 20 December 2021)
As an equal opportunities' employer, the Royal Free Charity is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Royal Free Charity.