Head of Services - Operations jobs in Malta - March 2021

Head of Services

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
CATEGORY:
Operations
EMPLOYER INDUSTRY: Business Support Services
Inspire Foundation in Malta is looking to recruit a Head of Services to join their team on a full-time basis. 

General Scope and Purpose of Position:
The Head of Services shall be directly responsible for the quality and effectiveness of the disability programmes/services. They shall maintain the necessary balance between the requirements of these same areas together with those requirements to ensure the efficiency of the programmes/services assigned through ongoing teamwork and communication between operational team members and those directly delivering the intervention. The Head of Services shall lead all disability-related services and ensuring client satisfaction across the disability programmes/services whilst supporting the development of strategies to achieve this. They shall ensure that all disability programmes/services are in line with current service agreements and certification/accreditation/licencing standards. The Head of Services shall engage in cross-functional collaboration to ensure the smooth running of all the Educational and Therapeutic Services at Inspire Malta & Gozo. They shall also be required to assist in the drawing up of business plans for the various disability programmes and services.

Qualification & Experience Requirements:
Candidates must be:
  • In possession of a recognised qualification (Diploma) at MQF Level 5 in disability studies/social science or a related area AND 10 years of experience in working in the field of disability with a focus on intellectual & physical disabilities. At least 3 of these years should be at a management level, OR
  • In possession of a recognised qualification (Degree) at MQF Level 6 in disability studies/social science or a related area AND 8 years of experience in working in the field of disability with a focus on intellectual & physical disabilities. At least 3 of these years should be at a management level, OR
  • In possession of a recognised Post-Graduate qualification (Degree) at MQF Level 7 (or comparable qualification) in disability studies/social science or a related area AND 6 years of experience in working in the field of disability with a focus on intellectual & physical disabilities. At least 3 of these years should be at a management level;
  • Candidates should also have experience working in a multidisciplinary team, managing a team and supervising junior employees. 

Other desirable skillsets or experiences that will be deemed as an asset are:
  • Experience in using the TEACCH approach & Spell Framework;
  • Experience of using low arousal approaches to work with children that are challenged by behaviour;
  • Experience/knowledge in using neurodevelopmental approaches;
  • Training in leadership/management;
  • Experience in audit procedures;
  • Presentation and training skills;
  • A clean driving licence and access to a car.

*Prior to being recruited and throughout the duration of employment, the selected candidate needs to satisfy the requirements of the Protection of Minors Act (POMA) together with those of immunisation.

Inspire Foundation:
Inspire provides a holistic range of services and programmes to children and adults with a disability.

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