Join Black Thrive – Programme Delivery Director

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Join Black Thrive – Programme Delivery Director

Black Thrive is an exciting partnership formed in Lambeth with a vision that all Lambeth’s black communities thrive. Residents of African & Caribbean descent suffer disproportionately when it comes to their mental health and wellbeing. Lambeth’s Black Thrive, facilitate and manage a pioneering partnership between communities and statutory services, seeking to tackle entrenched inequalities and develop an innovative approach that puts the community at the heart of the solution.

Lambeth’s Black Thrive is seeking a Programme Director with strategic leadership, facilitation and programme management skills, who is committed to promoting race equality in mental health and wellbeing at both population and service level. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivery of Lambeth’s Black Thrive vision and its core strategic objectives including ensuring that its activities are co-designed and directed at achieving the agreed programme goals. The person will be an experienced programme manager, people manager and relationship builder.  They will have a good understanding of community development approaches and how they may be appropriately applied in Black Thrive, as well as an ability to incorporate logical and structured approaches to co-design and co-delivery of individual projects and the programme as a whole.

Black Thrive Programme Delivery Director job description & person specification

Equalities Monitoring Form

Job title:                    Programme Delivery Director, Lambeth Black Thrive

Location:                  Brixton, Lambeth with some local travel

Reports to:                Line managed by Chief Executive, Healthwatch Lambeth

Accountable to the Chief Executive, Healthwatch Lambeth and the Chair of Black Thrive Steering Committee for delivery of the Black Thrive vision and strategic objectives

Salary:                       £55,000

Hours:                    37.5 per week

Benefits:                    26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension contribution

Deadline for applications: Monday 3rd September 12 noon

Please send your CV, cover letter and completed equalities monitoring form to

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