Where: Island of Ireland

Hours: 40 hpw

Role: Director of Innovation and Development

Salary: Negotiable subject to experience

Closing date: Noon, Monday 31 October 2022

Who we are:

Extern Group, made up of Extern Northern Ireland and Extern Ireland, is an island-wide social justice charity founded in 1978 with over 500 staff. Each year we speak up for more than 25,000 children, young people and families and enable them to overcome their challenges, empower positive change and support family unity.

What we do:

We strive for an inclusive and fair society; keeping children and their families together where possible; reducing offending and the impact of offending on victims and the community; that people have somewhere to live and that the people we work with are better equipped to live and make a contribution to their community. We are also the leading provider of placements for social work students in the voluntary sector.

We also support, house, and advise people who are:

  • homeless or facing homelessness
  • refugees
  • the Traveller community
  • people who have been through the criminal justice system
  • living with the impact of suicide
  • dealing with mental health
  • dealing with drug and alcohol issues

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone with a strategic head and a commitment to excellence on behalf of the people we serve.  Candidates will have the ability to lead a team that can develop creative solutions that benefit our service users, that can meet the needs of our delivery partners and that make us even more sustainable in an ever-changing environment.

Click here for more info and how to apply