Senior Service Designer
Permanent, 35 hours per week
Salary : £47,759 if based outside London or £50,653 if based in London per annum
Applications by Sunday 5th December
Location : Flexible location, any Children’s Society office nationally or Home based by arrangement with ability to travel to either our National Office at White Cross Studios, Old Street or one of our regional offices.
We actively encourage hybrid working and offer a great deal of flexibility to staff around how many days they want to regularly work at home and in one of our offices.
The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help.
We’re there for children, every step of the way.
The Senior Service Designer will lead the development of a newly formed service design team by supporting the existing roles (service designer and co-design manager) and recruiting to two new roles (service designer and junior service designer).
This presents a great opportunity to really shape how the team functions and drive the vision for service design at The Children’s Society.
They will bring energy, ambition and experience to our commitments to service design that is inclusive, puts young people at its centre and contributes to change at a systemic level.
They will create an environment in which other service designers can thrive, work equitably and build strong relationships with each other and across the rest of the organisation.
They will have the chance to make lots of practical contributions to our services, as well as build new ways of working with and for young people.
You’ll thrive in this role if you :
And the skills and experience that will be useful include :
The Children’s Society adopts a two stage anonymised recruitment process. This means personal details for all candidates will be withheld at the shortlisting stage.
This is to ensure that candidates are assessed on their skills and talent, regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.
The introduction of anonymised applications is also supportive of the organisations commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer.
Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.
The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.
We ensure that we have a range of policies and
The closing date for applications is Midnight on Sunday 5th of December.
We are hoping to hold interviews on the week commencing 13th of December.