6th February 2014

Family Services Manager, The Roberts Centre

Based Portsmouth £45,000 per annum + Benefits At The Roberts Centre we believe everyone can be assisted to improve their lives, learn the skills to manage money, maintain a home, relate to others and parent their children well. We focus on designing and delivering services for people who want a better life for their families, whether they are struggling with homelessness or family relationship breakdown. An innovative approach to designing services to meet gaps in provision, rather than chasing traditional contracts, has helped us to achieve national recognition. As an integral part of the senior management team, this role will provide a great opportunity for somebody with experience in social care or supported housing who is looking for a mix of strategic and operational leadership responsibilities. We are seeking somebody who will relish the challenge of developing our management capability and operational robustness, as well as playing an important role in shaping our strategy for the future. It will be your responsibility to ensure that our services operate within statutory guidelines, contract requirements and good practice, and therefore we are seeking somebody with significant business management experience in relevant services. We are looking for a committed, determined and self motivated […]
6th February 2014

Head of Development (Faculty of Natural Sciences), Imperial College London

Highly competitive salary Imperial College London has recently committed to a long-term strategic investment to enhance its development and fundraising function aimed at increasing philanthropic support and in preparation for a significant capital campaign, and now seeks a Head of Development, for the Faculty of Natural Sciences to build strategic relationships and unlock the fundraising potential of this world leading university.       Imperial College London is one of the world’s leading STEM universities, committed to making advances in research and education, and lasting contributions to society. The College is now growing its development division to lead the expansion of its fundraising activities. Having recently committed to a long-term strategic investment to enhance its development and fundraising function, aimed at increasing philanthropic support and in preparation for a significant capital campaign, Imperial College is now seeking a Head of Development for the Faculty of Natural Sciences, to lead and optimise engagement with donors and prospects, and grow its ability to attract philanthropic support in the UK and internationally. Focussed on curiosity-driven discovery, work in the Faculty of Natural Sciences spans the scales from particles to galaxies encompassing Physics, Mathematics, Life Sciences and Chemistry. Application of our discoveries to real world problems […]
4th February 2014

Chief Executive, Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Salary: c.£70,000 + benefits and relocation package Location: Isle of Wight The Earl Mountbatten Hospice is a highly regarded independent charity providing comprehensive end-of-life healthcare for the Isle of Wight community. Building on the foundations of more than 30 years, we support and care for people with life-shortening illnesses and their families and carers. Our core services include a 14 bed in patient facility, Hospice at Home and the recently opened John Cheverton Centre which offers a palliative care service and support centre. We are currently looking to recruit a new Chief Executive who will work closely with the Executive Directors and the Board of Trustees to help develop and deliver services which ensure an effective and timely response to the needs of those in our Island community with life-shortening illnesses, ensuring we remain the Island’s lead provider of palliative care and that we stay true to our values and strategic aims. It is important to us that the new Chief Executive has experience of delivering health / social care services and can work effectively with a range of stakeholders including a Board of Trustees, clinicians and volunteers, who all play such important roles in the organisation.  We are also seeking somebody […]
30th January 2014

Managing Director, Christ Church Students’ Union

Canterbury, Kent Salary: £50-54k Christ Church Students’ Union is a vibrant and aspirational organisation with a bright future ahead. We are the independent representative body for the 20,000 students of the University, providing a voice for students to the University and the local community.  We are on an exciting journey, having recently moved into a new building, the St George’s Centre in Canterbury, and expanded our portfolio of activities considerably. We currently run a wide range of services across all of the University’s campuses, including sports clubs and societies, an FM radio station and a student newspaper, welfare and advice services, an entertainment programme culminating in our annual summer ball, and a bar and coffee shop, which are currently outsourced but are planned to be brought in-house. Our previous Director has left us to take up a role as Chief Executive of a larger students’ union and we are now looking for a Managing Director who can build on what we have achieved in recent years and help take us to new heights.  The new Managing Director will be well supported by the University, who are committed to working in partnership with the Students’ Union. We are looking for an […]
22nd January 2014

Development & Alumni Manager – Department of Computer Science, Oxford

Grade 8: £37,756-£45,053 with potential to increase to £49,216 Contract: Fixed Term 3 years The University of Oxford is one of Europe’s most innovative and entrepreneurial universities, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence in research and teaching. The Department of Computer Science is home to a community of world-class research and teaching. Established in 1957, now one of the world’s leading Computer Science Departments, with close links with government and industry. We are currently in the early stages of a Departmental campaign strategy to obtain funding for a new Computer Science building and to develop funds to support graduate studies in the department. We seek to appoint a Development and Alumni Manager, with experience in managing philanthropic relationships with high net worth individuals, charitable organisations and industrial partners.  The post-holder will report to the Head of Department and collaborate closely with the Chair of the Development Committee, with responsibility for establishing strong relationships with the University Development Office, building and managing an extensive portfolio of major gift prospects and fostering relationships with the department’s alumni community. To be successful in this role you will be an experienced fundraiser with an impressive track record (in the […]
16th January 2014

Interim transitions manager

Peridot Partners are currently looking to recruit a Transitions Team Manager, based in North West London on an interim basis.  We are looking for a dynamic, resourceful and strategically focussed candidate who can establish relationships quickly.  The team is friendly and supportive and morale is high, so you will need to be able to lead a high performing team.  Ideally with a transitions or Child Protection background, you will have excellent vision, as well as being able to operationally manage a team of 10. You must also have a social work qualification. The council is extremely diverse culturally and is very accessible from King’s Cross.  The council is currently moving to a purpose built office opposite Wembley Stadium, with brand new equipment and eco friendly offices.  The council is focussed on ensuring a work life balance, so working from home is actively encouraged. Please contact Alison Nimmo, Head of Social Care on 07711 405444 for an informal discussion Paying up to £350 per day, start asap.
15th January 2014

Advice and Information Services Manager – Kent Union

Circa £30K dependent upon experience + generous pension scheme and other benefits 37 days annual leave rising to 42 days Based in Canterbury and Chatham, 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. The Union is a charity with annual revenues of £11 million and 600 staff. Our services range from a nightclub to a nursery, employment agency to retail outlets and a welfare advice centre to volunteering opportunities and a wide range of student activities. Included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations To Work For, for four years, we believe we are one of the best students’ unions in the U.K. We are looking for an outstanding Advice and Information Services Manager, to join our management team and lead our Advice Department. We have recently undergone a strategic review of our Advice Service and now have ambitious plans to implement and develop our advice service. Further we are looking for a leader who has experience of managing and implementing change and has a firm commitment to equality of opportunity and to working in a membership organisation. This […]
10th January 2014

Director of Safeguarding, Children and Families – Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Salary: £81,098 Let’s face it, we’ve come up against some strong opposition in recent times. We’ve also learnt some lessons and have responded by making a range of effective changes. We have made significant improvements resulting in successes such as achieving a ‘good’ in a recent fostering inspection and reducing the number of children in care, all this despite the pressures we were and continue to face. At the core of our success is our Leadership Team. Our senior officers and members truly  have the interests of the people of Rotherham at heart. And now we are looking to strengthen that team further. The successful Director of Safeguarding, Children and Families will be an ambitious, resilient, passionate and professionally credible person, who can inspire their team to fully embrace further changes and challenges while ensuring calm and efficiency throughout the service. You must hold a Social Work qualification and appropriate levels of experience to apply for this post. For more information and details of how to apply, please go to www.peridotportal.co.uk/rotherham