Head of Operations – Brighton & Hove

Head of Operations – Brighton and Hove
Brighton and Hove
Permanent
37 Hours per week
£50,000 – £54,000 per annum (depending on experience)

 Are you a dynamic, strategic leader who can drive forward our plans to grow and develop our supported housing and community activity in Brighton and Hove?

Do you have a passion for transforming lives?

YMCA DownsLink Group is an ambitious and innovative charity that has been providing supported housing for young people in Brighton and Hove since 1995.  As well as 24-hour supported housing services for young people, we provide housing and support for young families, as well as a night shelter and supported housing for single homeless people and rough sleepers at St Patrick’s Church, Hove. In the Autumn, our new modular build scheme in East Brighton will open providing 30 studio flats enabling young people to live independently.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 32 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

We are seeking someone with experience of  strategic leadership in either the charitable, housing or commercial sectors; an understanding of the issues facing vulnerable people and of developing or delivering services to meet their needs; and the ability to lead a staff team of 50+ and manage services with a turnover of circa £3 million.

The role will be based Brighton and Hove working 9am-5pm Monday-Thursday and 9am-4.30pm Friday, with occasional evening and weekend working expected.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, please contact Julie Myers at Julie.myers@ymcadlg.org. We will not respond to agencies.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 10 December 2020 at 9am

Interview date: to be confirmed

 

How to Apply:

You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org.

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here

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