Head of Lending

Five Lamps is seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to take a lead role in developing our personal lending service, managing and developing our people and achieving a scale-up that helps us to achieve their ultimate aim of disrupting the commercial high cost short term credit market.

They need a Head of Lending who has a proven track record within the financial services and personal lending sector is ready for a new challenge and is motivated to lead and performance manage a team to deliver a high quality customer focused service. This is a new role created specifically to support their plans for the future.


  • £45K – 50K per annum
  • 29 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • £0.45 per mile mileage rate (though at the moment this is minimal!)
  • Access to a company pension scheme.

Location: Contractually based at Five Lamps Head Office, Stockton-on-Tees but with flexible home-working to be negotiated during / post Covid

Hours: 37 hours per week. Flexible hours (evenings and weekend working may be required)

Contract Period: Permanent

Closing date: 11th October


Home from Hospital Support Worker (Fixed Term)

Five Lamps is seeking an experienced Support Worker (Fixed Term) to assist older people from hospital discharge. Support includes transport home; ensuring the heating works and the house is tidy; collecting shopping or prescriptions and liaising with a wide range of other services to reduce the chance that an older person will end up back in hospital.

You will also provide a vital link between the older person and the outside world at a time when they are still recovering from an accident or illness and encourage them to get involved in social inclusion.

You will also contact members of the local community who are shielding or self-isolating due to COVID – 19 to offer telephone support throughout this time period.

Location: Based at University of North Tees Hospital or Five Lamps Head Office in Thornaby. There will be multi-location working across Stockton- on- Tees and consequently, the post is designated as ‘essential car user’.

Hours: 37 hours per week. Flexible hours (evenings and weekend working will be required)

Salary Scale: SCP 14 (£18,409)

Contract Period: Fixed Term for 5 month initially with a possible contract extension

Closing date: 7th October


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