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Befriending Head of Service at Together Co

We are seeking an individual who can build on 20yrs of success and who has with the right skills and attitudes to take our befriending operations through the next phase of development to deliver an innovative and future-proof service to the people of Brighton and Hove. This is a rare opportunity to join the management team of an organisation that is moving from strength to strength.

Together Co (formerly known as Brighton and Hove Impetus) is Brighton and Hove’s leading loneliness charity, working to create connections that change lives for the better across the city. We run Social Prescribing and Befriending services that support more than 1500 people a year and have 400+ volunteers working alongside our staff team. In a city of 300,000 people no one should be lonely or socially isolated. Together, we can make sure no one is.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Officer, you will lead the strategic planning, development and operational delivery of Together Co Befriending, bringing a bold, innovative and evidence-based approach to future-proofing the service, growing its scope and reach, whilst upholding high standards of quality and accountability.
You will have:
• at least three years experience of managing projects and contracts to deliver services, on time and within budget, to meet the needs of service users;
• experience of working collaboratively with partners, users, service providers, volunteers and staff to evaluate and develop services; and
• demonstratable commitment to challenging racism, inequality and unfairness.
We want our organisation to reflect the diversity of the population we serve and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, especially, including people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. To learn more about our work, please visit https://togetherco.org.uk/what-we-do.

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Together Co

Deadline for applications

9 Aug 2020


NJC Scale Points 26-31 (£29,636-£33799 full time) pro rata + 3% employer's contribution to workplace pension scheme

Hours per week



Management / Directors

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