Business Development Manager

Posted 9 November by Melina Bolton T/A MRB Recruitment

Business Development Manager

Learning Disabilities

Home based - covering South West

£38,000 - £40,000 pro rata (6 - 8 months maternity cover)

Full time, 35 hours per week

MRB Health & Social Care Recruitment have an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager to work with a registered Charity. The company provide support to people across England and Wales with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities and provide them with the necessary support to take control of their lives.

Employing over 3000 staff, the company have several accreditations and awards. The company are totally committed to staff development and have been recognised as an Investor in People (IIP) Bronze, therefore staff learning, development and support is at the top of their agenda to help people reach their potential.

What is also positive about the organisation is the high level of staff retention with Management advising that they feel very well supported in their role and have the full autonomy to complete their role.


Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager for an interim period of 6 - 8 months to cover maternity leave. Reporting to the Head of Business Development, you will be required to cover the South West region.

As a Business Development Manager, your main aim is to support your division to achieve its growth targets. By doing so, you will work with Area and Service Managers to develop new support services and opportunities for the company across the South West Division and to promote the company externally to the wider world (e.g families, people with learning disabilities, Local Authority commissioners and other partners.

The role can be home based or be based from one of the services in the South West. The area will cover largely the South West and some services up to Warwickshire and West Sussex.

To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have previous Business Development experience within a social care setting, preferably within a learning disability setting.

We are looking for applicants who have a strong business development background, including developing new contracts as well as maximising on existing business. You must be able to evidence growth in previous positions.

Very occasional overnight stays may be required

Look at some of the fantastic company benefits our client offers:

  • 25 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time), which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
  • Pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

If you are interested in taking up a new job as a Business Development Manager, please email your cv immediately.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Profitable Growth
  • Sales Growth
  • Social Care

Reference: 33758614

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