Join our dynamic Employment Services team working nationally with a focus on the North West.
Who we are
United Response is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. We believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.
Making it happen – Your Role
We are looking for an Employment Development Manager to be responsible for leading the development and implementation of our Employment Development Strategy, supporting the division to achieve its growth targets, whilst assisting with developing new Employment Services and opportunities for United Response.
Promoting United Response externally to the wider world (i.e. people with disabilities, Welfare to Work providers, Local Authorities etc), you will raise our profile, developing productive external relationships and will provide support to the organisation in expanding delivery of employment related services as part of an integrated offer across all areas.
With sound levels of professional practice / knowledge across all welfare to work areas relating to people with disabilities and mental issues, the successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record in business development, ideally with bid writing and management of bid processes. With competent administrative skills in both financial / budget planning and management and proficient in IT skills, you will have excellent Team Management skills with the ability to manage timescales, meeting deadlines.
A driving licence is essential with this role, along with a willingness to travel nationally, working regularly across our North-West Division, with occasional overnight stays.
In return for your passion and commitment, they offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
• Paid annual leave
• Pension contribution
• Life assurance
• Childcare vouchers
• Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
• Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
• Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
Plus the opportunity to contribute to the growth of employment services across the country!
So what are you waiting for? We look forward to receiving your application.