Community Development and Innovations Team Manager


The Role

The successful applicant will be responsible for the delivery of Community Development and Innovations at SPEAR. They will continue to build on an existing skills and wellbeing programme, working to ensure everyone in our services has the chance to build the skills and confidence for an independent life.

The Programme supports people who are experiencing homelessness, including rough sleepers and those in temporary accommodation, into a range of education, employment, training and wellbeing services in the boroughs of Sutton, Merton, Wandsworth, Richmond and Kingston.

The Community Development and Innovations Team Manager will work in conjunction with SPEAR’s Director of Operations to ensure targets set out by funders are delivered. They will be responsible for the oversight and training of their staff team and manage the central budget for the Programme.

Does this sound like something you could do? Do you feel people experiencing homelessness deserve better? If so, read more about the role in the Job Description below.

Your Benefits

– Salary of £35,298 per annum
– 26 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays (rising to 31 with length of service)
– Pension scheme
– Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
– Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme
– A range of benefits, including cycle to work scheme
– Training and development opportunities

SPEAR welcome and encourage applications from everyone, regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Community Development Manager, Community Development Team Leader, Innovation Team Leader, Innovation Manager, or Community Wellbeing Manager.