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Job Opportunities

Current job opportunities with the Injured Jockeys Fund can be found below when available:

Head of Service (Welfare)

For this new role, the Injured Jockeys Fund seeks a first-rate collaborator with a track record of building successful, positive partnerships, with extensive experience of operational services within a welfare and/or service environment.  You will need to be an excellent leader with an empathetic and pragmatic approach, passionate about working for a small but truly dedicated charity

We seek an experience professional person to undertake the new role of Head of Service (Welfare) within the Injured Jockeys Fund.  The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of our welfare service, working closely with our rehabilitation teams.  This full time role will require the provision of strategic (3-5 year planning) and operational input including the production of a compelling welfare strategy for the IJF nationwide.   This will include the implementation of supporting frameworks and processes, simultaneously leading our team of eight passionate and committed Almoners, whose diverse and unique roles are integral in liaising with our charity beneficiaries.

We have three state-of-the-art rehabilitation centres, in Berkshire, Suffolk and Yorkshire and for ease, the candidate would ideally be based close to one of these centres.   In addition to extensive internal management, there will be a need to maintain and develop relationships with organisations such as Racing Welfare, British Horseracing Association and the Professional Jockeys Association.

£50,000-£65,000 plus benefits

Flexible location with national travel required

For fuller role details, a person specification or for an informal conversation about the role please contact Hannah Langston, Head of HR Support on 0845 054 9966

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