4th November 2013

Team Managers, Children’s Services

Salary £44706 – £48387 Peridot Partners are currently recruiting permanent Team Managers to work across children’s services in LB Hillingdon. We are looking for Team Managers who have been in social work practice for four or more years, have a number of Post Qualifying Awards and managerial qualifications.  These roles are key to maintaining a smooth running service.  They provide support, guidance and direction to teams of social workers.  You will be committed to ongoing professional development for yourselves and your team, and the development of a service that ensures the child or young person is at the heart of every discussion and decision. For further information, please visit www.peridotportal.co.uk/hillingdonchildren or contact Alison Nimmo, Head of Social Work on 07711 405444
4th November 2013

Deputy Team Managers, Children’s Services

Salary  £40188 – £43803 Peridot Partners are currently recruiting for permanent Deputy Team Managers to work across children’s services in LB Hillingdon. We are looking for Deputy Team Managers who have been in social work practice for four or more years, have a number of Post Qualifying Awards and managerial qualifications.  These roles are key to maintaining a smooth running service.  They provide support, guidance and direction to teams of social workers.  You will be committed to ongoing professional development for yourselves and your team, and the development of a service that ensures the child or young person is at the heart of every discussion and decision. For further information, please log onto www.peridotportal.co.uk/hillingdonchildren or contact Alison Nimmo, Head of Social Work on 07711 405444.
1st November 2013

Head of Major Gifts, Durham University

Salary to attract the very best, plus excellent benefits Durham is a historic university with its heart in a small and beautiful city. It is also a modern, culturally-vibrant university with links across the globe. The sense of community and place, engendered by the people, the collegiate system, buildings and environment, makes for an intimate relationship between staff and students, and between disciplines, which is hard to match elsewhere. The University’s distinctive combination of Colleges and departments, communities of motivated students from around the globe and some of the world’s leading academics, ensure students have the opportunity to gain a rounded education: academic excellence accompanied by other skills such as leadership and teamwork, a spirit of adventure, entrepreneurship, social and environmental responsibility, and excellence in sports and the arts. As our Head of Major Gifts, you will oversee, direct, and provide leadership for the Major Gifts team to increase major gift support at levels of £10k and above across Durham University. You will work closely with colleagues in the Development and Alumni Relations Office, university departments and Colleges to ensure good working relationships and collaborative approaches to alumni, donors and prospects. You will lead by example by personally managing a […]
28th October 2013

Head of Learning and Development, Leonard Cheshire Disability

Salary £60K + benefits London with some UK travel Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for disabled people. Our services include high-quality care and community support together with innovative projects supporting disabled people into education, employment and entrepreneurship. Each year our 7,500 staff support more than 20,000 disabled people in the UK, and we reach thousands more through our high-profile campaigning. Worldwide, our global alliance of Cheshire partners supports disabled people into education and employment, and works in more than 50 countries. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically, and to participate fully in society. As our first Head of Learning and Development you will shape and develop a new L&D function, from initial audit to then devising a coherent and integrated strategy for the future which will significantly expand the breadth and reach of our L&D. As well as introducing strong processes, systems, and robust evaluation mechanisms, you will work alongside Directors to create a clear set of values […]
10th October 2013

Commercial Services Director, Union of UEA Students

Salary – c £50k Location, Norwich The Union of UEA Students is an independent charity, whose primary goal is to represent the students of the University of East Anglia. We are No1 University in the UK for student satisfaction in the 2013 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, and ranked in the top 1% of HE institutions in the world. The Union of UEA Students is currently looking to appoint a Commercial Services Director, at an exciting time in the development of the organisation. You will be working closely with the newly appointed Chief Executive, driving through organisational change and raising the commercial performance of the organisation by developing and implementing a commercial strategy that responds to student needs and closely follows the Union’s aims and objectives. You will have proven leadership experience in a customer focused commercial role, ideally in the food, beverage or retail sectors and a track record of improving people, systems and overall financial performance.  You will also have strong financial management skills that will enable you to take responsibility for complex budgets across multiple service lines. The ability to effectively communicate and build trust with a range of stakeholders, particularly students and university representatives, will be critical […]
8th October 2013

Head of HR – Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Location –   London Salary  –   £45,124 – £50,968 We want to change the world for blood cancer patients and this role is going to play a key part in helping us achieve our ambitious objectives. Working collaboratively with the Learning & Development consultant and the leadership team of Directors and Heads, you will deliver effective operational HR at Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research (LLR) that will support our people in living and breathing our principles and beliefs, and help us to develop as a progressive, contemporary organisation. You’ll lead the development of HR policies, practices and objectives that will support our evolution to a high performance culture. A culture where engagement, achievement, innovation and continuous learning and the recruitment, retention and development of a highly talented team are part of the way we do things. You will be a courageous and progressive HR professional with expertise in designing and implementing tailored recruitment, performance management and reward programmes. Importantly you’ll have a proven track record in working collaboratively and can demonstrate how your HR expertise has enabled an organisation to evolve and grow.  You will intuitively understand that it’s not just ‘what we do but the way we do it’ that really […]
3rd October 2013

2 x Development Managers – Impetus – PEF

Salary: Circa £35000 Impetus, The Private Equity Foundation (PEF) is the leading venture philanthropy trust in the UK.  Its aim is to enable other charities to help disadvantaged young people to unlock their potential through education, training and employment. They proactively look for ambitious grass roots charities and social enterprises in the UK with proven interventions that evidence disadvantaged children and young people’s potential being realised.  They then inject top talent and capital to grow the reach and impact each charity can make over a period of years. All the resources they give to other charities are completely free of charge to the charities, but a cost to us.  In turn, we successfully fundraise from individuals, grant making trusts, companies and social investment. They are in the process of recruiting two Development Manager posts to join their growing fundraising function and secure income from Corporate Partners, Individuals and Grant-Making Trusts. They are a respected and well connected organisation, so this role is a blend of both account management as well as new business from our existing networks. It will involve line managing a Fundraising Officer, account managing a portfolio of donors and liaising with appropriate Impetus – PEF staff to […]
20th September 2013

Head of Fundraising – Family Action

Salary: circa £44,462 to £49,975 Family Action has been a leading provider of services to disadvantaged and socially isolated families since its foundation in 1869. We work with over 45,000 children and families a year by providing practical, emotional and financial support through over 100 services based in communities across England. A further 50,000 people benefit from our educational grants search. We tackle some of the most complex and difficult issues facing families today – including domestic abuse, mental health problems, learning disabilities and severe financial hardship. This role forms a key part of our organisational Growth Strategy. The post holder will bring considerable expertise of fundraising across a broad portfolio of income streams. You will lead the Fundraising team, increasing income year on year through current and new donors and diversifying our income base to ensure sustainability. You will also have a ‘hands on’ fundraising role, leading on the strategic development of our Corporate, Trust, Lottery and Major Donor income streams, as well as overseeing direct marketing and legacies. Managing a team of 4, you will be highly motivated, a proven fundraiser, able to manage and work with staff and donors effectively, target driven and able to work under […]