Job title: Operations Director (Maternity Cover) Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022
*This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Hours: Full-time, 37-hour week.
Salary: £42,000 - £46,000 (based on experience)
Location: The postholder will be based at more than one site across Hampshire. Headquarters are currently in Havant.
We are working in partnership with an innovative and unique provider of services to those affected by domestic abuse, to find an Operations Director, for a MAT cover contract. The postholder will assume operational management responsibility for all aspects of organisation’s services, including delivery of services, completion of monitoring and evaluation and identification of the unmet/additional needs of clients.
The postholder will support and line manage a team of managers, develop and maintain a high-quality professional service, and ensure clients are supported with practical and emotional support, including financial, legal, social, emotional, parenting, housing and further education, through a client focussed support planning process. They will also ensure Health and Safety, Operational and Human Resources policies and procedures are up to date, fit for purpose and properly implemented. The postholder may be called upon to deputise for the CEO and Business Support & Development Director as needed.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:
- Previous experience working in a domestic abuse focused organisation - providing support to individuals/families under stress, and advocating for women, children, young people and men.
- At least two years relevant management experience - leading, managing, motivating and developing teams.
- The ability to manage services delivered over multiple sites.
- Excellent knowledge of the core principles and legislation relating to safeguarding and child protection.
- Knowledge of supported accommodation, housing, general and welfare rights legislation, and civil and criminal legislation, affecting and relating to victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
The organisation is committed to running a 24-hour service for people affected by domestic abuse, and the postholder will participate on a rota basis. You must be able to drive and have access to a car. Workers should be “violence free in their own lives”. Applicants are asked not to put themselves forward for selection if this is not the case.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role please send your CV and Supporting Statement to Katherine Anderson-Scott, Recruitment Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment.
Quote our reference JO2816.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender*, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. *This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Due to the nature of the role, we are reviewing applications as they come in, please apply as soon as possible.
Closing date: 14 March 202