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Director of Development and Innovation

Job Reference: J268-NHS46

Community Links (Northern)

£58,098 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Ref: NHS46

Join us on our journey – by seizing a rare opportunity

We’re looking for a high performing individual who is passionate about the provision of exceptional quality services and possesses the charisma and gravitas to represent our award winning organisation in this senior post and build on our well-earned reputation for innovation and excellence.

Inspire North aims to transform the lives of those it supports by being a catalyst for change; with over 400 employees and 2900 clients we are a large organisation working in the heart of the North of England.

Founded in October 2018 following the merger of Community Links and Foundation Inspire North is at the start of an exciting journey, making the most of the opportunities the merger can bring.

As our Director of Development and Innovation you will possess excellent leadership skills and be an innovator, able to create ideas for new services.

We are operating in a complex and challenging environment and you will work with commissioners to position us effectively, securing new business opportunities by developing high-quality bids and tenders.

You will need a strong track record of developing new income streams, with a thorough understanding of operational service-delivery, especially within mental health or housing. You’ll focus on helping us achieve our ambitions and will be highly persuasive both internally and externally, with strong communication and influencing abilities.

Energy and entrepreneurial flair is essential. In return, this role offers an unrivalled opportunity to have a genuine impact upon the direction of the Inspire North group, help us be the provider of choice and to continue to grow our presence and impact in the North of England.

Closing Date 23:59 Monday 22nd April 2019
Interview date Thursday 2 May 2019

We aim for our workforce to reflect the diverse and exciting region we serve

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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