Head of Programmes

Role: Head of Programmes

Place of Work: Tower Hamlets

Salary: £42,000 per annum (pro rata if not full-time)

FTE: Between 0.6 FTE and 0.8 FTE  (1 full-time equivalent equals 35 hours)

Deadline: 9 am on Monday 6 April (Please note that the deadline for this application was originally 23 March. Due to the coronavirus situation we have extended this to 6 April. Please ignore the deadline in the original recruitment material)

Interviews: week commencing 13 April (first interviews using online conferencing)

Real are looking to recruit a Head of Programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to work for the only pan-disability, user-led organisation in Tower Hamlets; helping us to provide remarkable services to and outcomes for disabled people in the borough.

Our new Head of Programmes will manage and oversee Real’s programme of activities to ensure that project aims are achieved and all of Real’s activities  contribute to Real’s vision, mission and strategic objectives. This role requires a motivated, creative person who is able to lead and inspire staff to deliver our services. This role will also work closely with the CEO to develop new projects.

We are looking for a person-centred leader with at least two years’ experience in senior management, ideally in the voluntary sector. You will have a proven track record of delivering services to disabled people and will be expected to demonstrate at interview your experience of managing multiple projects and budgets, staff and volunteers.

Real is proud of its principles of valuing everyone and never discriminating. As a user-led organisation of local disabled people we particularly welcome applicants who are disabled or who live in Tower Hamlets.

Why you should work for Real

  • We are a dynamic, growing third sector organisation and a user-led organisation of disabled people. We are firmly driven by our principles and ethos.
  • We are a progressive organisation, constantly looking to work more effectively. But this does not mean we abandon our principles.
  • We have a good reputation with our funders and our clients, and support approximately 1000 people in the community each year.
  • We actively embrace diversity in all forms. Our clients relate to us more because we reflect their reality.
  • We consider disability in our employees an asset.
  • There is a great atmosphere and good staff morale.
  • In a number of areas we are at the forefront of being part of an evolving and developing third sector in Tower Hamlets.

How to apply

Please download and read all the role information in the links below and then fill out an application form and send it to us.

If you need a large print or different format, or if you have any questions, please contact Mike on 020 7001 2172 or email jobs@real.org.uk.

You should email your completed form to jobs@real.org.uk or post it to Recruitment, Real, Jack Dash House, 2 Lawn House Close, London E14 9YQ. Please also submit the equality and diversity monitoring information form. This will be detached from your application form and reviewed anonymously afterwards.

If you’re shortlisted, we’ll be in touch before the end of Wednesday 25 March. Please note that we’ll only be contacting shortlisted candidates.

 

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