Director of Services

Explore a Fulfilling Role as Director of Community Services at Blackfriars Settlement (part of the Mary Ward Settlement Group)
Are you head and heart, strategic and operational? Do you feel strongly about services that support some of the most vulnerable people in our communities? Do you share our passion for ageing positively and supporting people in their recovery and/ or living with a mental health challenges? Do you want to grow opportunities for local people to build community, engage in activities and learning that are co-created by members? The Mary Ward Settlement invites you to apply for the role of Director of Community Services where warmth, inclusivity, and transformative impact define our ethos.
We are a multi service charity who offer adult learning, access to free legal advice and community services that work with the most vulnerable and disadvantaged groups to build stronger communities. Based over three sites in Stratford, Southwark and Holborn, we are looking for a Director to take our Community Services forward across the organisation whilst leading existing work and growth at Blackfriars Settlement in Southwark.
You will be adept at managing and developing partnerships, an experienced writer of bids to secure grants, funds and commissioned contracts. You will be astute, innovative and agile in spotting and making the absolute most of opportunities to ensure our work thrives into the future. You will have strong management skills, and be able to handle financial reports and create project budgets. 
Open to ideas, collaborative, supportive and absolutely ‘can do’ you will also happily muck in when you need to! You will be part of the senior management team, a group of committed, skilled and passionate people who are such a pleasure to work with.
Explore our websites Mary Ward Centre and Blackfriars Settlement to understand our mission and impact. Dive into the job description to envision your role in shaping the future of community services.
We very actively encourage applications that are representative of the diverse communities that we serve.
Got questions or eager to discuss the role further? Jot them down and reach out to                                             Therese Reinheimer-Jones at
Your curiosity is welcome, and we look forward to having a chat!
Closing date: 22nd March at 9am. Interviews week commencing 15th April.

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