31st May 2016

Director of Education and Skills, Nacro

£85K + benefits London with national travel Nacro is a successful, progressive and impactful charity working throughout England and Wales to help the most vulnerable in our communities to turn their lives around and reach their full potential, addressing social exclusion, inequality of opportunity and deprivation. Our values of being courageous, inspiring, reliable and outcomes focussed shine through our work and following a period of significant change we have a new strategy and robust operating model to enable us to grow our impact. As we embark on this ambitious next phase we now seek an exceptional individual to lead our Education Directorate. As our Director of Education and Skills you will be working in a complex, multi-site organisation pioneering the development and growth of our education provision at a time of great opportunity to build and extend our work. We have been awarded with an Ofsted grade 2 and have recently integrated an FE College – Totton College, which will become a centre of excellence for vocational education within its community. We have significantly grown our education work in secure settings and have a real opportunity to grow this further. There is scope to advance & evolve our community based Education […]
25th May 2016

Consultant in Specialist Palliative Medicine with Medical Director Responsibilities, Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Location: Isle of Wight (Relocation package of £10,000 available) Salary: Up to £102,645 depending on experience For nearly 35 years Earl Mountbatten Hospice has provided care of the highest quality to patients and their families, and has educated, taught and undertaken research to directly improve the care that it provides. Today the hospice cares for over 1200 terminally ill people and their families each year either in its 16 bed in-patient unit or through its community service. We also have a Palliative Care Team based at St Mary’s Hospital in Newport. The innovative John Cheverton Day, Rehabilitation and Wellbeing centre offers a range of clinics, treatments, therapies and social and psychological support for all those living on the Island with a life-limiting illness. This is an exciting opportunity to share in the leadership of the Isle of Wight’s only hospice, which is known for its forward thinking developments in palliative and end of life care. As part of redeveloping the Senior Team, Earl Mountbatten Hospice requires a new Consultant in Specialist Palliative Medicine with Medical Director Responsibilities. You will work as part of an established medical team which comprises 2 consultants, 2 specialty doctors, a general practice registrar. There are […]
24th May 2016

Chief Executive, Aston Students’ Union

Salary: £55-60k Be the leader who shapes our future Aston Students’ Union is on the cusp of an exciting new chapter and we seek a transformational leader who can build an organisation fit for the future. With the university celebrating its 50th Anniversary and a new Vice Chancellor starting in September there are plans to create a brand new £8m SU building situated within the heart of the campus. Our students achieve some of the best employment outcomes in the UK, rivalling those of Oxford and with 44% of Aston students coming from lower socio-economic backgrounds there is huge pride in their achievements. Given this it is now time for the union to rebuild and be the standard bearer for enabling  a great student experience. This role offers a wonderful  opportunity but is multi-faceted and demanding. As such it requires an exceptional individual who will set a new vision and strategy and has the energy, ambition and resilience to deliver it. We are looking for someone who has an infectious passion for the student experience, isn’t afraid to be bold and challenge the status quo and can optimise the opportunities here to re-invigorate and modernise our union to enable a positive impact on […]
24th May 2016

Head of GK Unions Partnership

Annual Salary c.£35k to £37k 35 hours per week Generous pension and benefits 37 days annual leave rising to 42 days We are a successful, vibrant and exciting organisation with a bright future ahead of us. We have achieved a great deal in the last few years, more than doubling in size to our current £11million turnover, 500 employees and 2,000+ volunteers. We were re-accredited with Investor in People Gold status in December 2014, and were accredited with Leaders in Diversity in 2013; we were the first student’s union in the UK to achieve Investing in Volunteers status and we have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For, for 7 years, placed 25th for 2016. Greenwich and Kent Students’ Unions Together (GK Unions) is a unique partnership that provides Student Union services to students from both the Universities of Greenwich and Kent studying at the Medway campus. The collaboration at Medway started in 2005, however we rebranded in 2013 as GK Unions and this marked a change in our partnership’s strategic aims and direction. Students’ Union, University of Greenwich and Kent Union are the representative bodies for students at the Universities of Kent and […]
18th May 2016

Two External Trustees and One External Committee Member, Kent Union

Location: Canterbury Voluntary roles: Unremunerated Kent Union is the representative body for students of the University of Kent and provides wide-ranging services for its members at campuses across Kent and on the Continent. We are a registered Charity, with annual revenues in excess of £11 million, 600 staff, 2,500 volunteers and services including a nightclub and a nursery, employment agency and retail outlets, a welfare advice centre, volunteering opportunities and a wide range of student activities. Included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For on six occasions including in 2015, we believe we are one of the best students’ unions in the UK and one of the best UK charities to work for. We are often referred to as an example of good governance practice in the charity sector and continually seek improvements and efficiencies. We have five Boards, including our main Board of Trustees, five Committees, a trading company, a jointly owned not-for-profit company and a partnership project with another charity; we also have lots of students and young people on our Board, Committees and in leadership roles, including the Chair of our main Board who is elected each year by and from our student […]
12th May 2016

Director of Engagement, University of Birmingham Guild of Students

£48.1k- £54.2k The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is looking to appoint a self-motivated and experienced individual to join our senior management team and lead our Engagement directorate. You will have a successful track record of strategic operational and service development, the commercial acuity to diversify and develop income streams and be an exceptional leader of staff. This is a unique role and an exciting time in our development. We have a range of exciting opportunities to maximise our engagement through existing and new activities and to secure our position as one of the UK’s leading student’s unions. Working closely with and enabling elected officers and staff to deliver exceptional results, you will be responsible for leading and developing the overall engagement strategy, and drive continuous improvement in our Venues, Student Voice and Student Groups functions.  You will be able to integrate and blend these functions in order to increase and improve participation and maximise commercial performance. We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate a strong track record of developing services that have grown customer or member engagement. Underpinning your success will be knowledge or experience in using data and insight to inform strategic developments, as well […]
5th May 2016

Chief Executive, Cyclopark

Salary: £70,000 Gravesend, Kent Cyclopark is the largest cycle park in Europe, based in Kent. We are committed to encouraging people to get active and on wheels – whether that be road cycling, BMX, mountain biking or in our skatepark. We cater to all abilities: from our ambassadors who compete at the highest levels across para-cycling, BMX and road cycling; to disabled cyclists – we have the largest fleet of adapted bikes in the south east; to club cyclists; and to children starting out on balance bikes. We provide coaching, run events, offer spin classes, run after school groups, and have a cafe and children’s playpark. Established in 2012, we are now at an exciting juncture: we have the opportunity to take on a new stretch of land, Cyclopark East, and have significant potential for growth – in footfall, income and profile. We need a Chief Executive who will set a clear strategic direction, translate strategy into reality and deliver change. A creative thinker, you will have an entrepreneurial and commercial approach, able to spot opportunities and with a track record of leading strategic growth. We need an accomplished communicator: able to build effective multi-stakeholder relationships and partnerships, from the […]
19th April 2016

Director of Operations, Durham Students’ Union

Salary c. £45K + benefits Durham Students’ Union is a student-led organisation which provides a range of support, activities and services for 17,000 students in Durham University. We are a membership organisation, a charity, a service-provider and many other things rolled into one. We place students at the centre of everything we do and seek to be the unified student voice in the University,  leading on issues such as academic representation and the provision of services and facilities for students. We undertake a range of activities which are both fun and exciting, serious and challenging. We train students to play a bigger role in enhancing the academic curriculum and we advise and support them when they occasionally find themselves in difficulty. We host over 200 societies which do everything from dancing to teaching maths to children in deprived areas, and from playing quidditch to campaigning for a better world. We run one of the most successful student fundraising organisations in the UK and we provide training for groups such as the common rooms (like a mini students’ union) which play a valuable role in our students’ lives. Five years ago we were a very different organisation. We had become disconnected […]