Ambleside, Cumbria
£29,000 - £35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you excited by a challenging career managing a multi-skilled delivery team in communities across Cumbria? 

As Operations Manager, you’d be providing a pivotal role in an organisation on a mission to improve the life chances of thousands of young people in real need every year. In joining us, you could really make a difference!

We’re looking for a dedicated and talented manager to oversee a diverse portfolio of projects and lead a growing team across the region. Our community programmes are responsive to need so there’s always something new!  To give you a flavour, current programmes include therapeutic support for young people impacted by COVID-19, a wellbeing programme for young people who have experienced homelessness and a county wide preventative programme for young people at risk of exploitation.

Key Tasks:

  • Oversee regional portfolio of projects for children, young people, families and communities across Cumbria and North West
  • Oversee safeguarding for projects
  • Recruit, manage, and lead growing regional delivery team
  • Complete project reports in line with funder requirements
  • Support delivery of other projects across Cumbria and North West where needed
  • Some evening and weekend working, and travel required across the region

To excel in this role, you’ll have:

  • Experience of managing people, both employed and sessional workers with the ability to deal with sensitive issues in a confidential manner
  • Knowledge and experience of delivery in the CYP Sector, including work with families, statutory agencies and the voluntary sector
  • An in-depth working knowledge of safeguarding practice to keep children, young people and families safe
  • High levels of professionalism, commitment and discretion
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • The ability to build effective external client relationships to support business generation growing volume and/or scope of business
More about Brathay Trust

Brathay Trust is a long-established charity based in the Lake District working to deliver life-changing community programmes every year to thou... Read more

Posted on: 02 December 2021
Closed date: 01 January 2022
Job ref: CYPOM01
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management