Head of Corporate Services
Capella is an award-winning registered charity that runs a number of charitable services – Sleep Scotland and Teens+, with an overall purpose to achieve lasting change through learning. Sleep Scotland is the UK’s oldest sleep charity, established in 1998. The service is a leading provider of sleep support, training and resources in the UK. The service works with professionals, families and employers to promote healthy sleep for everyone. Teens+ stands for Transitional Education Extra Needs Support. The service helps people with additional support needs to thrive by providing tailored learning, life and social skills to help individuals find their way.
The charity recently won Employer of the Year at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce awards 2023.
Capella are searching for a Head of Corporate Services to add to their dynamic and values-led team. The successful candidate will be a part of the senior management team and head up the central support service of the organisation. As Capella go through a period of organisational change and subsequent growth, they are looking for a motivated leader to join Capella on their exciting journey as the organisation drives forward.
The successful candidate will work closely with the rest of the senior management team and the Board and lead the operational side of the organisation. They will also oversee key members of the team, providing support and leadership expertise. There is a large and exciting breadth to the role which responsibilities will include focus on marketing, operations and fundraising. The role will also involve leading the Digital Transformation Agenda and having responsibility for their Net Zero Agenda.
This is an exciting opportunity for a values-driven leader to join a fantastic and forward-thinking charity, who are lead providers in their field. Capella are committed to creating an environment and culture that promotes equality, diversity and inclusion; making sure Capella is a place for people to be their best, authentic selves. They want their people to thrive in their roles and offer a wide range of training and development opportunities to staff, ranging from an access to their online learning platform including over 160 different training courses, to SVQs and ILM accredited leadership programmes as well as external mentoring.
The ideal candidate will be a credible leader with senior management experience. They should possess strong strategic acumen and have a track-record of service delivery. They will possess a growth mindset – eager to continue to evolve and learn. They will also display strong communication skills and be able to interact effectively with service-users, including young people. Most importantly, they will be values-driven and show genuine enthusiasm for the meaningful work that Capella do. Working for Capella is more than just a job, it’s about achieving lasting change through learning and the successful candidate should share passion for this purpose.