Head of Partnerships

Head of Partnerships EC1M

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Please note that this advert may close early or be extended, depending on the number of applications received. 

We’re recruiting a dynamic Head of Partnerships, to help us to 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 With You, we want to hear from you.

This is a varied and unique role, with the aim of increasing our capacity to help more people by providing high quality and safe support to service users and a safe and effective working environment for staff in all the contracts run as partnerships with NHS Trusts. As Head of Partnerships, you will be responsible for meeting or exceeding the contractual requirements to develop your services, enabling us to retain the contract or become the prime provider by winning the clinical element too. You will help us to grow our income and standing in the locality as well as acting as a beacon example for tenders we may submit.

Working with a range of stakeholders, this is an opportunity for a proactive and influential individual to provide clear direction for our partnerships. You will work to motivate and develop a team of managers and will enable them to fulfil their potential as leaders of service delivery, through effective and nurturing leadership. By building a strategic business plan for your services, you will ensure that our commissioners are confident and excited by our provision.

To apply for this role, you should have demonstrable experience in a similar role in a health or social care setting or through managing complex customer facing operations. 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 possess exceptional ability to lead complex service delivery in partnership in geographically dispersed services. You will be confident when dealing with a variety of tasks, including those in need of a swift resolution 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.

The advertised salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. This role requires the postholder to be in service a minimum of 4 days per week.


  • Competitive salary
  • 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

Essential Skills

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

About Company

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.

Essential Requirements

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

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