Salary:  c. £55,000

Hours: 36 hours per week. We are happy to discuss flexible working and also part time or job share options.

Location: home-based within the UK, with the ability to travel regularly to the Leicester office, and occasionally across the UK (as restrictions allow)

Home-Start works with families in community’s right across the UK. Our approach is as individual as the people we’re helping.  No judgement, it is just compassionate, confidential help and expert support.  It is an exciting time to be part of the Home-Start network as we build on a partnership with John Lewis & Waitrose to benefit families with young children alongside a new strategic framework for a post-Covid world.

Home-Start UK is now looking for an Assistant Director of Quality and Impact to join our expanding team. Reporting to the Director of Network Impact, you will be responsible for developing the quality, and evidencing the impact of our work with families – helping to ensure that we are meeting our commitment as a federation to quality, safe, effective practice and building a culture of continual learning and responsiveness to the needs of families. This role will lead a small, effective quality improvement team at Home-Start UK, as well as working directly with the Home-Start network of over 180 sites, to ensure no matter where in their development, local Home-Starts are supported efficiently to be well run charities, offering an effective and safe service for local families, as part of a federation.

You will bring strong experience of quality improvement and maintaining standards alongside an aptitude for using data to inform and improve practice. You are likely to have senior charity leadership experience, with an understanding of good governance and the importance of working collaboratively to influence change.

To discuss the role in confidence, please email Beckie Lang, Director of Network Impact [email protected] to arrange a conversation. Full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

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If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, together with a covering letter of no more than two pages to [email protected]

No agencies please.

Closing date for applications:  5PM 25th July 2021

(We may close this earlier if sufficient applications are received)

Applications will be reviewed as they come in, and interviews will be arranged for August

Home-Start is committed to Equality of Opportunity and Diversity.  We wish to encourage applications from all parts of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, age, sexual orientation or disability. Appointments will be based on merit, following an open and clear selection process. This is a UK wide role and applicants are eligible to apply from across the UK.  We are also happy to discuss flexible working needs.

Should you have any difficulty completing an application e.g. due to a visual impairment, please contact us so we can find a solution that will enable you to apply to us.

As part of any recruitment process, Home-Start UK collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants.  You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide data to Home-Start UK during the recruitment process.  However, if you do not provide the information, we may not be able to process your application properly or at all.  For further information please refer to the Home-Start UK Job Applicant Privacy Notice here

Home-Start UK, a charitable company limited by guarantee.  Company No. 5382181.  Charity No. in England and Wales 1108837 and in Scotland SCO39172.  Registered Office: The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX