Head of Involvement and Engagement

£61,800.00 Per Annum
England, Wales, Home Based
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: May 17, 2022
Head of Involvement and Engagement

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme.

To lead on a range of activities and areas which ensures the voice of people we support and families are heard and understood in all aspects of the Group’s work in a way that ensures our Group Strategy ‘Better Lives for More People’ is systematically and successfully informed by people’s lived experience.

To contribute to the wider leadership of the organisation as an active and effective member of the Dimensions Leadership Group.

Interviews will take place on the 13th June, face to face in London.

About the role 

Your main duties will include: 

  • Develop and deliver the Involvement and Engagement Strategy.
  • Be the organisational champion for involvement and inclusion ensuring it remains high on the agenda and is a key priority across all areas.
  • Ensure that appropriate formal and informal involvement and engagement structures are in place that are co-produced with people we support and their families.
  • Keep the structures under review to ensure that as best practice emerges from inside and outside of the organisation we can adapt what we do to remain ahead of the curve.

About you

The successful applicant will have: 

  • Experience of developing and implementing involvement and engagement strategies and/or plans within a diverse and complex organisation.
  • Able to demonstrate experience of working with self-advocacy groups.
  • Strong people management skills and the experience and ability to manage and motivate dispersed and virtual teams.
  • Ability to present/report on complex information in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand.

The rewards

  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Staff discount shopping scheme ‘Rewarding Dimensions’  
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People' 
  • Discounted health and dental cover 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Bike to Work Scheme 
  • Season Ticket Loan

For more information visit www.dimensions-uk.org/careers

Apply now

  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As Disability Confident Leaders , we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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