4th December 2012

Relate – Director of Corporate Resources and Organisational Development

Location: London or Doncaster Salary: £70,000 + benefits At Relate, we envision a future where healthy relationships are actively promoted as the heart of a thriving society. As the country’s largest provider of relationship support, we reach over a million people every year and work directly with people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to support them with their relationships. We have a proud history beginning in 1938 as a response to wartime stress on relationships and from there, we’ve built a credible and extensive network which operates as a federated structure, providing Relate services around the country. Relate provides relationship counselling for couples and individuals, sex therapy, family counselling, children and young people’s counselling and education and learning services to help people at all stages of life. We’re proud of our past successes but are looking firmly to the future to ensure our services reach more people in more ways and remain relevant and high quality. We’ve recently recruited Ruth Sutherland as our Chief Executive and a new Chair, Andrew Ketteringham, and are now building a forward thinking executive leadership team that will enable us to continue to grow in service and influence, embedding investing in relationships as […]
30th November 2012

Foundation – Chief Executive

Location: Leeds Salary: £70-£80K + benefits Foundation is a registered charity delivering housing support and complementary services to meet the needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and families, and those at risk of social exclusion across the North of England. The organisation currently has 350 staff across 20 office locations, a turnover of £13m and provides services to more than 3,000 customers each year. While we are immensely proud of our achievements and the reputation we have established, our focus is firmly on the future – ensuring that Foundation continues to develop and enhance its position at the forefront of providing services to this vulnerable group. Due to the impending retirement of our founding Chief Executive we are seeking an exceptional new leader who will provide inspiring strategic guidance and direction; helping us to shape the future with vision and flair, as we anticipate and adapt to the changes in our sector and look to grow. You will build on the formidable talent and experience that we already possess, harness the commitment and dedication of our staff and maximise our potential. You will be responsible for all aspects of strategy and operation, along with setting high standards of financial management […]
22nd November 2012

London Borough – Interim Service Manager

The London Borough we are recruiting for offers a dynamic and ‘cutting edge’ place to work. They have a bold ambition to tackle long-term inequality and make a real and lasting difference to people living in the borough.   We are looking for an exceptional and experienced Service Manager to work within their recently redesigned Adult social care service   This is a dynamic service which puts the customer at the heart of service delivery, providing excellent adult social care practice, which promotes independence, choice and support to manage risks  and which offers high quality advice, care and support to a range of adults with social care needs in the borough.   A professionally confident and proactive high performer, you will be capable of implementing effective and efficient ways of working and taking strategic leads in related areas this role is a great opportunity for experienced candidates to make a strong impact within a supportive but fast paced environment. You will work collaboratively across partnerships to ensure best practice is delivered to customers   You will work as part of an extended management team to ensure the development of good practice and to make sure the right skills are available at […]
22nd November 2012

London Borough – Interim Head of Service

Our client is a London Borough looking to appoint an interim Head of Service to manage the Learning Disability service (adult social care). The Head of Service (Learning Disability) will help reshape and have management oversight of the current Learning Disability Service in a transitional phase.   The current Service Manager for Learning Disability will be leaving in January 2013 and this is an opportune moment to review the Service, its functionality, its quality, its Partnership arrangements and prepare it for a new future in the Council’s aspirations of being a “Commissioning Council”.   For a more detailed brief, including details of daily rate please contact Dawar Hashmi at dawar@peridotpartners.co.uk  
20th November 2012

Executive Director – Classics for All

Location: Home-based Salary:  Competitive  Part-time, circa 21 hours per week Classics for All (CFA) was founded in 2010 to become the largest grant-giver devoted solely to making Classics available in state schools across the UK. We rely on the generosity of our growing community of donors, funders and sponsors to be able to grant funds to projects that establish the study of Classics across the state education system where it is not currently available. We are a group of individuals united by a passion for Classics. Our supporters include academics, scholars and teachers, business people, politicians and broadcasters. Classics – the study of Latin, Greek, Ancient History and Classical Civilisation – is in growing demand in state schools but it has to compete for funding with other essential subjects in increasingly tight school budgets. CfA has ambitious targets including a long-term goal of getting Classics programmes into 1,000 schools by 2020.   Since its inception, CfA has been run by a group of enthusiastic and passionate volunteers. As we have matured as an organisation, our needs have changed and grown. We now need someone who can take on the leadership of the organisation ensuring we achieve our strategic objectives.  Fundraising […]
19th November 2012

Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity – Art Director

Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity Art Director Salary £50k  + benefits Location – London Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity supports projects which enhance the care, comfort and support offered to 350,000 patients treated at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital each year. It funds world-class research teams to make breakthrough discoveries across burns, HIV, pregnancy and birth. A leader in arts-based health practice in the UK, it is also the only hospital art collection to have museum status. It has  just launched Arts for Life, its ground breaking three year arts vision for the Hospital. This initiative will expand and deepen the already pioneering arts in health programmes, working in close collaboration with its newly established Arts Advisory Board and its arts partners – the Serpentine Gallery, Christie’s and the Royal College of Music. With a new Chief Executive and a dynamic board of Trustees the charity is well on its way to achieving considerably more. It has ambitious targets for 2013 and beyond and to help it achieve this next phase of its development the charity is now seeking a dynamic Arts Director. Working with an impressive Arts Advisory board you will lead and deliver a bold artistic vision for […]
12th November 2012

Senior Development Managers for Young Enterprise

Young Enterprise is the UK’s leading enterprise education charity helping to inspire more than 300,000 young people each year.  Our Programmes empower the next generation with the confidence, ability and ambition to succeed in a rapidly changing global economy.  We are supported by more than 3,500 businesses and over 5,500 schools, colleges, Universities and local communities. Senior Development Manager (2 posts full-time), Permanent, London based Salary up to £39,583pa Young Enterprise is seeking two highly experienced development managers to work with our Development Director on all aspects of our fundraising strategy. Candidates will have proven experience of national fundraising with demonstrable experience of generating significant donation income at a £250 – £400k level from some of the following aspects of fundraising: Corporations, high net worth individuals, trusts and foundations, alumni relations, income generation and Government bodies or comparable experience in negotiating high value sales to major national and multi-national companies. You will have experience of bid writing and/or creating and delivering sales pitches, have excellent communications skills with the presence and authority required to command attention at the most senior levels. If you feel that you have the qualities we are looking for please contact Sarah Engerer on 0777 290 […]
1st November 2012

Social Care Interim Service Manager for a London Borough

Our client is a London Borough looking for an interim manager to join their adult social care team on a fixed term contract or 1 year interim basis. The adult social care team at this local authority has recently been re-designed. We are looking for an experienced social work manager who has operated at Service Manager or Head of Service level. You must be social work qualified, with a sound understanding of care management and operations, and also personalisation and re-ablement. For a more detailed discussion please contact Dawar Hashmi at dawar@peridotpartners.co.uk