Service Director

Locations:
Any
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Other specialist area
Posted:
09/09/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
The British Stammering Association
Job Ref:

Service Director wanted, Salary IRO £45K pa, Bethnal Green, London.

 

Join us and help us change the world for people who stammer.

The British Stammering Association is experiencing one of its most dynamic and exciting periods of activity in the charity’s 41 year history. The Stamma awareness campaign has been seen by over 5 million people with the charity’s membership steadily growing. We’ve a small, passionate team.  Critical to our success is the post of Service Director.

 

This is a strategic role.  Responsible for leading on policy, service provision and information on stammering, or stuttering, you will play a critical role at the BSA.  You will have a professional background in the field.

 

You’ll have ideally 5- 10 years professional expertise, be a great communicator, simpatico, pragmatic, a planner, a team player.

We’ve an ambitious plan for the next 5 years –to reach all those who stammer in the UK, to educate, inform the public and ensure that stammering is taken seriously.  It’ll be hands-on, exciting and challenging.

Deadline for applications 10th October
Interviews are scheduled for 14th October.
Application packs can be downloaded here

This is  a full time position with job sharing possible.  Job sharers are encouraged to find a partner and apply together with working hours and responsibilities agreed beforehand and presented at interview stage.

About the organisation

Set up in 1978, the BSA, now trading as Stamma,  is a membership organisation.  We provide information and support service for anyone affected by stammering. This includes a national telephone helpline and email service, online educational resources and information, and local support groups around the country. In the last year, over 2,000 people contacted us via our website, helpline or other means looking for help/support for themselves or for someone they care about.

We work with policymakers and work with employment networks to ensure the voices of those who stammer are heard and that employment policies and practices are inclusive and reflective and don’t impede career ambitions of people who stammer.

Our vision is to create a world where people who stammer can fulfill their potential and enjoy respect and consideration.

Closing Date:
10/10/2019
Contact Details:
The British Stammering Association
Tel: 020 8983 1003
Contact: Jane Powell
E-mail:

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