Director of Service Delivery


    With You

    We are recruiting a dynamic Director of Service Delivery, to help us radically improve outcomes for people who use our services. If you are looking to join a values-driven, forward thinking charity and have the passion and knowledge to shape a brand new role for our North East Region at With You, we want to hear from you.

    This is a varied role, which will drive the delivery of our sector leading integrated Drug and Alcohol services in our North East region. As a Director of Service Delivery, you will provide clear direction, accountability and leadership to deliver services which improve outcomes and radically improve the chances of people getting better.

    As well as this, you will:

    • Manage and develop your team of Heads of Service/Service Managers to create a team effective at delivering outstanding performance
    • Build leadership capability across the team and motivate them to fulfil their potential as leaders of service delivery
    • Collaborate across the organisation to ensure that everyone understands what
    • their part is in helping services deliver
    • Providing in-person visible leadership within the service being physically present in service

    Working with a range of stakeholders, this is an opportunity for a proactive and influential individual to deliver outstanding performance across your region. By building a strategic business plan for your services, you will ensure that our commissioners are confident and excited by our provision. This is a home-based role, with frequent travel to your services in Redcar and Cleveland, Darlington, Scunthorpe and Grimsby.

    To apply for this role, you should have demonstrable experience in a similar role in a health or social care setting, ideally within the drug and alcohol or mental health sector. We are looking for an individual with exceptional operational skill – you will be someone who enjoys putting strategies in place and thrives off ensuring successful service delivery. It is important that you are excited to lead complex service delivery in geographically dispersed locations. You must be a leader who enjoys nurturing teams and identifying opportunities for those you mentor.

    You will have experience of working with clients in ensuring their voice is heard in service development, and should be able to build meaningful working relationships quickly with both internal and external stakeholders. This is a crucial role for With You and as such, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to establish a high performance culture.

    A full job description and person specification are available on request.

    Please note that this advert may close early or be extended, depending on the number of applications received. Please submit both a CV and a cover letter.

    As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people’s lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

    As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

    With You is also a Disability Confident Employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

    If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

    About Us

    Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

    At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

    We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

    We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

    We Are With You.

    What we offer

    • 30 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
    • 2 days’ paid volunteer leave per year
    • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
    • Access to a Blue Light Card – giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
    • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
    • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

    Should you be successful in your application, you will be required to provide 3 years worth of references and where applicable, will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check.