Director of Finance

United Response
Competitive salary

At United Response, we are proud of our role in enabling adults and young people with learning disabilities or mental health needs to live independent lives. Founded in 1973 with just one service in West Sussex, we have been growing our reach and providing support for 47 years. We now support around 2,500 people, work in over 400 locations across England and Wales and employ over 3,500 staff. As well as providing support, we run campaigns to raise awareness and to lobby for change on key issues, run fundraising appeals and events, and provide guidance and information via our website, as well as through various publications.


As our new Director of Finance, you will play a key role in helping United Response deliver on this mission. Providing financial leadership and strategic advice to the CEO, the wider Directors Team and Board of Trustees, you will ensure that United Response has the support it needs to successfully move through it’s next phase of development and to plan for the future.  With responsibility for financial management, enhancing business performance, housing, company secretarial, contracts, and procurement you will work closely with Director colleagues to ensure we support front-line staff to deliver excellent results.

We are looking for a strategic, commercially minded and senior finance professional, who brings the depth of experience to help drive innovation across the organisation to ensure we are financially sound for the future.  We want to invest more into our systems over the coming years, and continue to develop our best people, and would like an individual who can demonstrate successful leadership in these areas. 


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.