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Director of Support Services, Helen & Douglas House

Organisation
Helen & Douglas House
Post date
16 April 2018
Closing date
4 May 2018
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Band 8b (£47.092 - £58,217)per annum depending on experience
Hours
37.5 per week
Contact email
recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk

If you are looking for an Executive leadership position where you can make a difference to the lives of terminally ill children and you have the skills and experience for this strategically important role, we want to hear from you.

Helen & Douglas House are looking for a Director of Support Services to join our Executive Team who will play a key role in delivering the strategic aims of Helen & Douglas House and providing expert advice on support infrastructure including HR & Volunteering, Estates, Housekeeping and Catering to the board of Trustees.

Who we are looking for:

Demonstrate substantial experience as a general business manager with responsibility for leading a multi-professional team.
Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management
Demonstrate that she/he has been substantially involved in constructing directional/ strategic plans for organizations.
Demonstrate experience in drafting complex policy documents
Be educated to post graduate level, e.g. Post graduate management qualification (Diploma or Masters) from a university business school or equivalent.
The Charity:

Helen & Douglas House, based in Oxford, is the world’s first children’s hospice. We care for terminally ill children and their families at our hospice and at home. It is a special place that feels like home, where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. As a charity we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations to support our work.

If you are looking for an Executive leadership position where you can make a difference to the lives of terminally ill children and you have the skills and experience for this strategically important role, we want to hear from you.

For further details please see the job description. If you have any questions about the role please e-mail recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk or call the People Resourcing Team on 01865 794749. Alternatively, if you would like an informal discussion about the role before you apply then please call the team, giving your name and contact telephone number, and a senior manager will call you back.

Please apply online. Please click or copy and paste this link to apply: https://candidate.helenanddouglascareers.org.uk/71727TSL

Helen & Douglas House only accept application forms and not CVs or through any other job boards.

The closing date will be Friday 4th May 2018.

Interviews dates to be confirmed.

Please note that everyone working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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