BS10 6RG (On-site)
£40,254 - £46,264 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Brentry & Henbury Children's Centre is a local based non-profit making charity providing daycare and family support services.  

We offer free on-site parking, paid DBS check, good bus network, holiday entitlement increases with service, Christmas closure and discounted staff lunches.

We are reviewing applications and interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis and encourage people to apply as soon as possible.  The vacancy may close early dependent on suitable applicants

Job Purpose: To lead the organisation in achieving its aims

Salary: £40,254 –£ 46,264 subject to experience

Contract: Permanent

Location: Brentry, Bristol

Reports to: The Board of Trustees

Hours: Full time (38.5 hours, evening and weekend as appropriate)

Annual leave: 25 days plus public holidays

Key responsibilities of the role include:

Developing and articulating the vision and strategy of the Children’s Centre, driving implementation.

Ensuring the integrity and quality of service delivery and that all statutory obligations are met.

Effective staff management.

Ensuring the financial stability and security of the organisation.


Prior experience in Early Years is not a pre-requisite, however may be advantageous.

Key attributes

A strong, insightful, dedicated leader with an ability to motivate and inspire colleagues to achieve the aims of the organisation, in the context of meeting the aspirations and needs of the local community.

A capacity for sound judgement informed by sensitivity, emotional intelligence and exemplary professional standards.

Excellent communication skills, both orally and in the written word, in individual and group situations.

Motivation, persistence, flexibility and drive to capture opportunities and embrace new initiatives that result in service and workforce development and improvement.

A natural grasp of business practice and financial management.

Educational requirements


Minimum Degree level or equivalent


Evidence of Post Graduate Study

Management qualification, or commitment to achieving such in the future

Additional requirements

Current driving licence and daily access to a vehicle with appropriate insurance are essential to carrying out this role.

Application information

Application forms can be found on our website.  A full job description can be found on our eteach page.

Completed application forms must be received by: 9.00am Tuesday 22 February 2022  

Interview date: to be confirmed

Ideal Start date:  As soon as possible

BHCC is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds including ex-offenders. We can only accept applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

More about Brentry & Henbury Children's Centre

The Brentry & Henbury Children’s Centre (BHCC) was originally set up in the grounds of Brentry Primary School as a Neighbourhood Nurs... Read more

Refreshed on: 26 January 2022
Closed date: 10 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Senior Management, Management

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