Job overview

Hillside Clubhouse is a dynamic mental health charity based on an ethos of co-production. We work together with our members (beneficiaries) to support them to develop their skills, participate in training and attain paid employment.


We are recruiting for a maternity cover for our Director of IPS and Employment Services. The role will start in October 2022 and be until November 2023.

The purpose of the role is to oversee and support the day-to-day running and growth of the IPS and employment services offering of the Charity including line managing the three IPS and ES managers. The post holder will work closely with the Director of Clubhouse Operations and Executive Director.


  • Supporting the creation of, and implementing strategic plans for the service.
  • People management of the Managers, including supervisions and appraisals.
  • Full responsibility for the IPS and employment services, ensuring that all contracts are running smoothly and that positive client and stakeholder relationships are maintained.
  • All reporting within the remit of the role including supporting managers to prepare reports.
  • Maintaining quality systems,
  • Project planning and implementation for new services and any changes.
  • Ensuring that all clinical and renewal plans are in place; Responsibility for all risks within IPS and employment services.

The person

  • Experience of implementation of quality systems.
  • Knowledge of health and safety at work legislation.
  • Experience of liaising with and reporting directly to commissioners.
  • Experience of managing multi-site services.