Posted on 20 May 2010
Closed 18 June 2010
OPERATIONS MANAGER - Chatham in Kent
Job DescriptionStarting salary is £26,250, with the opportunity to rise; plus benefits. Fairbridge is a UK wide charity that wins the trust and commitment of over 4,000 young people every year that others find difficult to engage, and is acknowledged as being one of the most effective and successful charities in its field. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a charity organisation in the youth sector. Based in Chatham, you will work with the Manager of Fairbridge in Kent, to manage our personal development programme for young people, ensuring we deliver innovative life changing courses that enhance the development of personal, social and life skills. You will be responsible for overseeing the whole development process: from recruiting young people, providing them with one-to-one support and group development activities, to supporting them move on from our programme. With a strong eye for operational details, you will have experience of staff and resources management. Winning the trust and commitment of your 12 staff as well as young people is essential, as is the ability to provide hands on leadership. The post also attracts 28 days’ holiday rising up to 32 days’ holiday (in addition to bank holidays), employer pension contributions, development opportunities, childcare vouchers, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme and others. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in youth and not for profit sectors. Applicants who have applied previously for this post need not apply again. Closing date: Friday 18 June at 12:00 noon. Interview date: Wednesday 30 June. Fairbridge is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 206807
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