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In this section you can find out everything about job opportunities at Autism West Midlands and learn more about our recruitment process.

Director of Operations

Business Area
Operational Role ~ Employment Support, Operational Role ~ Adult Social Support, Operational Role ~ Children and Family Support, Operational Role ~ Outreach & Supported Living, Operational Role ~ Residential
Salary & Benefits
£50,000- £55,000 depending on experience
Vacancy type
37 hours per week
Job Advert Description

Autism West Midlands is a leading charity in the West Midlands, supporting hundreds of adults, families and children with autism across the region. Our passionate and committed staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

We are looking to recruit a Director of Operations who possesses the commitment, enthusiasm and experience to drive our services forward. These services include CQC regulated residential care and supported living, and a range of family outreach, employment and befriending services. 

You will be joining Autism West Midlands at an exciting time following the launch of our new strategic plan, with a keen focus on personalised support and on developing new services.

We are looking for a talented operational leader with a proven track record of service development and financial performance. You will report to the Chief Executive and be part of the senior management team. You will have relevant operational experience in the social care sector or a similar field and understand the challenges facing social care organisations. Ideally you will have experience of overseeing Autism and / or learning disability services but what is more important is you understand the rigorous requirements of CQC regulated services and how to achieve the very best for the people we support.

You will have knowledge of strategic planning and service delivery and be able to demonstrate commercial acumen whilst remaining true to the charity’s values. You will need to promote a positive culture and inspire your team to achieve results.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience then we want to hear from you!

When applying for this role, please include a covering letter.

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 2nd June 2017 

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