Director of Care Services

Epilepsy Society


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Not for Profit

  • Salary/Remuneration

    Circa. £70,000

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    24 November 2018

  • Client

    Epilepsy Society

Ref: GSe47014

Are you passionate about supporting people to be the best they can be? 

We are the UK's largest provider of specialist epilepsy care services and we want to be the best. At our Chalfont Centre we aim to offer services that are tailored to the needs of the individual. Working in partnership with our residents, and those around them, we design support which enables residents to live the lives they want to live and to make informed choices about their care.

We’re looking for an outstanding and commercially strong Director of Care Services to lead our committed and passionate staff.  As a key member of our leadership team, you will shape and lead our care strategy to continue to deliver our excellent person-centred care as well as actively contribute towards the wider strategic direction of our organisation. Ours is a collaborative and caring culture underpinned by our values of openness, accountability and respect and the senior leadership team must reflect those values and be agile in order for us to reach our objectives.

We require a leader with an outstanding track record of delivering high quality, person-centred disability services. You will be a thorough, strategic thinker who brings a deep understanding of what good governance and compliance looks like and will have a confident, can do approach that will inspire others internally and externally through your vision and passion for our cause.

In return, we are offering a career defining opportunity to impact on an organisation that is ambitious in its vision to support people with a condition that affects people from all walks of life.

Closing DateFriday 23 November 2018
Preliminary Interviews3rd, 4th & 5th December 2018
Informal meetings with Clare Pelham at ChalfontMonday 12th December 2018
Final Panel InterviewWednesday 12th December 2018
How to apply

To express an interest in the role(s) and to be considered, please submit the following:

✓ a detailed and up-to-date CV
✓ a supporting statement that addresses all criteria in the Person Specification and outlines your motivation for applying
✓ details of your availability on the dates provided in the indicative timetable.

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Contact details
Victoria Wakerley: 02074263977