The Westminster Society,
soon to be LDN London
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Assistant Director of Services (Health Lead)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have significant experience in working with people with learning disabilities? Are you a skilled senior manager with experience of managing multiple teams and hold a current nursing qualification? Look no further, The Westminster Society has the role for you!

Job description

Entries must be submitted before: 5:00pm on Friday 6 November 2020 - Ref 339

Who we are:

The Westminster Society is an award winning charity providing services for people with learning disabilities and their families. Our vision is to enable people with learning disabilities to stay healthy, be safe, and to live well in a society where people with learning disabilities are valued as equal citizens.

About the role:

As the Assistant Director you will support the Director of Services on the delivery of our strategic ambitions, which includes working within more London boroughs as part of our Learning Disability Network London initiative. In addition, the post holder will lead on a continuous improvement programme to advance positive health outcomes across our services.

You will take the lead role on ensuring our staff are fully equipped to meet the health needs of our service users within a social care delivery model of support.  The ability to embrace this integrated support model will be an essential element of the skill set of the successful candidate.

We are looking for someone who has clear leadership qualities and who has extensive knowledge of the legislative and quality frameworks within the social care sector.

You will be working in partnership with our stakeholders, professionals and other organisations; therefore you must have excellent communication skills.  The ideal candidate should have a passion and drive to raise the standards of service delivery including change management and troubleshooting.

WSPLD Benefits:

The Society offers a great range of benefits including a minimum of 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays), other family friendly policies, season ticket loans, and professional and personal development packages. 

How to Apply:

To apply please submit your up to date CV with a supporting statement covering the competencies outlined on the person specification.

You must email your CV and supporting statement to: recruitment@wspld.org in order to be considered for the role. 

Closing date:               5:00pm on Friday 6 November 2020

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Salary
£50,000 per annum
Location
London. W9 3HL)
Position
Full-time (37.5 Hours per week) Permanent

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