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Bookkeeper

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Social Finance finance team as we continue to grow. You will work alongside our current book-keeper and Financial Controller, strengthening our finance team as our business grows. You will be a competent SAGE user, highly motivated, organised and be attentive to detail. You will be comfortable working as part of a team, but also have the initiative to work alone to meet tight deadlines. 
 You should relish the prospect of working in an entrepreneurial environment. It is essential that you are a good communicator. The current finance team consists of the Financial Controller and a Book-keeper and works closely with the CEO & COO.

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Management Accountant

Operating as a private limited company, we look to cover our operating costs with project income and seek philanthropic donations to deliver our mission. More information can be found on our website www.socialfinance.org.uk. This is an exciting opportunity to join the business as we continue to grow. The role of the Management Accountant is to strengthen our finance team to ensure that our strategic vision is matched with a sound financial future. This role would suit an experienced management accountant who has worked with different systems and is attentive to detail. You will be a part/qualified accountant, be technically competent, highly motivated, organised and have excellent Excel skills together with advanced experience with SAGE. You will have had a number of years’ experience as a management accountant. You will be able to build relationships at all levels of staff so that over time they turn to you for support.  
 

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IPS Marketing Co-ordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to make an impact in helping more people with serious mental difficulties access support to find employment of their choosing. Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supports people with serious mental health difficulties to find the employment of their choosing. 70-90% of people with mental health issues would like to work, but only 37% are in paid employment. For people with severe mental illness, it’s just 7%. Evidence-based models, such as IPS, have a track record of delivering outstanding job outcomes for this group.
NHS England has committed to doubling access to IPS for people with severe mental health problems by 2020/21. In order to achieve this, services across the country will need to employ over 400 additional IPS employment specialist and team leaders. To support services to mobilise quickly, deliver high quality IPS, and achieve strong employment outcomes, they have decided to commission an IPS infrastructure support programme.The programme will aim to ensure that commissioners, mental health trusts and IPS providers have access to strategic and practical technical support to develop and deliver high quality services. This will include: 

- Hands-on operational and local support, delivered through a network of IPS experts;
- Workforce development support, including assisting to develop free-to-use training materials and targeted recruitment support for providers; and
- Tools to support effective monitoring and reporting of outcomes, including a prototype case management system.

    The IPS Marketing Co-ordinator will play a key role in helping IPS providers expand at a faster pace than ever before. They will help to develop the “brand” of the employment specialist profession, and to ensure the quality of staff is retained as the programme expands.

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    Project Lead - Impact Incubator Learning

    The Impact Incubator is a collaboration with leading UK foundations (including the Big Lottery Fund, Comic Relief, Tudor Trust, Esmee Fairbairn, Treebeard Trust and Paul Hamlyn Foundation). Our ambition is to transform outcomes for some of the most entrenched social issues of our time. To date we have worked with partners to develop and launch four new initiatives to tackle domestic abuse, support people leaving the care system, eliminate mental health inequity for black communities and build a community response to support successful integration of refugees.

    The Impact Incubator Learning Lead is a new role within our team with the strategic objective of broadening the impact of this work by capturing and sharing our learning with others who are interested in social innovation and driving transformational change.The Impact Incubator is seeking to share lessons from the Social Finance team and partners on:

    - What it takes to make system change happen
    - What approaches promote or enable innovation
    - The ongoing practical learnings around what does and doesn’t work when designing, delivering and evaluating social initiatives and when spreading impact

      This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about learning to shape, establish and deliver on our strategy.This is a 3 day a week role reporting to the Director of Communications but integrated into the Impact Incubator team. For more information about the role or to apply, click here. 

      Associate Director - Impact Incubator

      The Impact Incubator is an exciting collaboration with leading UK foundations (including the Big Lottery Fund, Comic Relief, Tudor Trust, Esmee Fairbairn, Treebeard Trust and Paul Hamlyn Foundation). Our ambition is to transform outcomes for some of the most entrenched social issues of our time. Together we develop, deliver and scale new models and approaches with the potential to drive lasting, systemic change that can transform the lived experience of the people affected.

      The Associate Director position is a senior leadership role in the Impact Incubator team of 20 individuals. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader who believes that change is possible and wants to drive long-term change to some of the UK’s most entrenched issues. The role will entail day-to-day leadership and project management of social issue work streams, with strategic support from a Director. The Associate Director will lead a number of projects with dedicated project teams. The Associate Director will operate with significant responsibility to identify opportunities, create the partnerships and responses required and then deliver them.

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      IPS Grow - Expert Implementation Manager

      We are seeking expressions of interest for up to seven Expert Implementation Managers (EIMs) to provide hands-on operational support and guidance to mental health and employment services across England.

      The EIMs will work as part of a national programme, backed by NHS England, to enable the effective scale-up of Individual Placement and Support (IPS), an evidence based supported employment service based in mental health teams.

      NHS England is expected to announce its chosen provider for the programme in late 2018. If Social Finance is successful, we would look to make formal offers after contract award. The roles will be linked to the duration of the contract, currently expected to complete in March 2020. They are expected to be distributed across different regions of England. Exact locations will be finalised after contract award and may be subject to change during the programme in response to project need.  We are open to full-time or part-time roles as well as secondments from other organisations.

      The ideal candidates for this role will have experience working in IPS teams, ideally both as an employment specialist and supervisor or team leader. They will have extensive operational delivery experience of working in partnership to establish and then deliver high quality employment services, ideally with high fidelity to the IPS model. The ideal candidates will have experience in undertaking IPS fidelity audits, building action plans, and creating cultures and communities of learning and continuous improvement. They will have managed virtual teams. They will be experienced in reporting to senior staff, Boards and/or commissioners, as well as able to offer field mentoring support to Employment Specialists in the field. They will have experience working closely with NHS, Local Authority, and other stakeholders at operational and senior levels. Ideally, they have worked on large rapid mobilisation projects.

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      Director, Social Finance Accelerator

      Social Finance’s strategic focus is on creating impact at scale, transforming the lives of as many people as possible. Globally this is one of the unsolved challenges of philanthropy.

      We are frustrated that too often great innovations do not realise their impact – insufficient resources and thought are given to breaking down the barriers to scale and building the enablers to sustainable impact at scale.

      To realise this ambition we are raising a £10m fund, the Social Impact Accelerator. This is a five year initative which will apply Social Finance's methodology across a portfolio of opportunities to achieve transformative change. We are looking for a Director to establish and lead this initiative. 

      This is an exciting opportunity, at the heart of Social Finance's strategy, for a leader who is passionate about improving people's lives.

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      User Researcher

      Social Finance is a global leader in creating social change and is looking for a User Researcher to join
      our fast‐growing team. You will work closely with social change innovators, thought‐leaders, data‐scientists, and social
      issue experts to design and deliver services that enable the public and social sector to provide
      better support for some of the country’s most vulnerable populations.

      You will work at the intersection of data, digital and public services: How should the government
      use data and digital to support its citizens? How do you design services that can respond to
      changing user needs? And, how do you avoid introducing ethical, social, or cultural bias into
      solutions and services?

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