Head of Adults Services

Closing date: Monday 27 March 2023
Location: Fetcham, Surrey
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £45,000-£52,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Interview date: 5 April 2023 TBC

Full-time 36 hours per week – Permanent

Sensory Services by Sight for Surrey are looking for a Head of Adults Services to provide inspirational, high quality leadership.   The Head of Adults Services will lead and line manage a team of experienced Operational Teams Managers, and will provide strategic oversight for all our Adults Services.  This will include the management of complex contractual and commissioning arrangements, driving and managing change programmes, and leading on a range of projects.  All our work is driven by our purpose: to enable and empower people who are blind, partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing to live full and independent lives.

We are a well-established and impactful charity, commissioned by Surrey County Council, the NHS and other funders.  We support over 8,000 people across Surrey and offer a lifetime of support to people who are blind or partially sighted, Deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing.  We work across the whole of Surrey, with a main base in Fetcham, near Leatherhead.

The post holder should have an extensive management and leadership background in Adult Social Care, Health, or a very closely related field.  They should champion and drive continuous improvement, working shoulder to shoulder with people with lived experience to ensure their needs are at the centre of innovation and change.

We can offer you:

  • Non-contributory medical insurance
  • A generous annual leave allowance (28 days per annum, plus bank holidays)
  • Investment in your development, with training opportunities available
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • We match pension contributions up to 6% using the Pensions Trust
  • We pay for annual flu vaccinations and for an eye test every two years with a contribution towards work related glasses
  • Free tea and coffee whilst working in the office
  • There is currently free parking at our office
  • A growing range of other staff benefits
  • A committed, determined and innovative team

A Disclosure and Barring Service will be required which we will arrange for the successful candidate.

For an application pack for the above post, please contact Sandra Chenery by email: schenery@sightforsurrey.org.uk or tel. 01372 869962.   Alternatively you may download the forms and job description from Sight for Surrey website: https://sightforsurrey.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to Sandra Chenery, email address as above or by post to Sight for Surrey, Rentwood, School Lane, Fetcham, Surrey  KT22 9JX.

Sight for Surrey is an equal opportunities employer and accredited as Disability Confident.

For further information about this vacancy and details of how to apply, please visit the Sight for Surrey website: https://sightforsurrey.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

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