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Head of Charitable Services

  • Full time
  • £37,364 – £44,232
  • TouchBase Glasgow
  • Closing 11th August 2020

  • Advertised from 28th July 2020
  • 37 hours per week. Permanent.
  • 6700


Are you motivated to work in the charity sector, and work with a strategic focus? Can you review and develop value-added services, in line with strategic vision, and design and implement a plan for future service delivery?

We are recruiting a brand new role within Sense Scotland – Head of Charitable Services. In post you will lead our value-added services, join our Senior Management Team (SMT) and report directly to our Executive Director.

We want you to review our current value-added services offer within the organisation, to make sure we are meeting our objectives, matching our values and ensuring the services we deliver have the reach and impact we need. We’d also like you to develop our offer.

At Sense Scotland we aim to support and be there for those who need us throughout life. Our value-added services allow us to offer family advisory, vital social interaction opportunities, access to groups/activities and ongoing daily support within our centres and the community for the people we support and their family’s lifetime.

We are looking for you to join us and make a real impact.

You will oversee the service delivery of our value-added projects, ensuring we are meeting the strategic vision for each area of work.

You will take the lead on project reporting, ensuring that we capture evidence on project performance and delivery, to allow us to reflect on project outcomes.

As Head of Charitable Services you will lead on the development and implementation of our future added-value strategy, driving income generation in conjunction with the Head of Fundraising and working with the wider SMT to ensure our added-value service delivery complements the wider organisation.

We have big plans for the future and in this key post you will lead and support on our ambitious strategy and development plans for Sense Scotland.

This role could be for you if

  • You possess the drive and enthusiasm to deliver results within tight timeframes and understand the key issues and challenges facing Sense Scotland.
  • You are a strong leader with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior management role.
  • You have previous management experience, with involvement in managing change, working with internal / external partners and implementing local delivery plans
  • You have excellent interpersonal, communication, organisational and analytical skills with the ability to effectively manage budgets and prioritise workloads.
  • You are driven by performance – results focused, strong experience of working to deadlines and targets, leading on project work, and achieving results
  • You work in a structured and systematic way
  • You have experience of working within a third sector organisation.
  • You have knowledge and awareness of current fundraising within the charity sector.

Application notes

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Closing date for application is Tuesday 11th August 2020.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 20th August 2020.

We are hoping to offer a one stage interview process for this role, however should a two stage interview process be required the second stage interview will take place on Thursday 27th August 2020.