We're hiring!


We're hiring for a new Director of Youth & Family Services!


Hours: 37.5hrs/week

Shift pattern: Flexible - our services operate six days per week, up to 13 hours per day, so the Director will want to vary working patterns to take advantage of service engagement opportunities.

Line Management: Reports to COO and has line management responsibility of a small number of operational leads

Salary: £53,000 - 57,000

Contract: Permanent


  • Pension Scheme (3% match with 5% employee contribution)
  • 27 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • PayCare membership (employee assistance programme with discounts, cashback on health appointments and access to counselling)

This is a really exciting time for The Rugby Portobello Trust as we celebrate our 140th anniversary and look towards our next phase of development to ensure we’re offering the best possible support to the next generation in our community. To do this, we are recruiting for a Director of Youth and Family Services to lead and manage operational service delivery and the delivery of our outreach and community engagement in and around west London.

The Director of Youth and Family Services will lead excellent programme delivery through innovation and co-production and foster an organisational culture that strengthens our brand and stays true to the values and mission of RPT and P3 Charity. The Director will embed a people-first, values-based ethos and maintain an environment where safeguarding is central.

The Director of Youth and Family Services will work in conjunction with our Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications to support the retention and development of both existing and new programmes, in line with the values and strategic vision of the organisation. In addition, The Director of Youth and Family Services will be an integral member of P3’s Senior Leadership Team, manage a number of operational leads, and work closely with the Chief Operating Officer to support the development and long-term vision of RPT and P3 Charity.

The successful candidate will have previous experience delivering community services and will enjoy working in a busy, vibrant environment. A people person at heart, you will be able to build relationships at all levels and be confident acting as an ambassador for the charity. You will be solutions focused with experience of delivering strategies for change and providing excellent strategic leadership. You will also be well versed in providing operational leadership and ensuring the wellbeing and safety of all stakeholders and staff. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, passionate team and we are looking for someone who will bring the same level of passion for our mission.

Click here to read the full appointment brief.

RPT is partnering with Prospectus to recruit for this vacancy. To apply please submit your CV and a two page supporting statement, preferably in Microsoft Word/PDF format, to the details below. The statement should outline your motivation for joining RPT and why you feel you would be a good fit for this role. You should also demonstrate your experience and skillset with examples relating to the Who We Need section in the Appointment Brief.

If you have any further questions or would like to know more about this opportunity please contact Steven Fraser from Prospectus on 0207 405 4999 or steven.fraser@prospect-us.co.uk


7th May 2024