MumsAid has been growing steadily since 2012 and is at an exciting stage of its development where we are now looking to expand our leadership team, strengthen our operational structures and extend our services and impact.
The COO will have a significant influence in shaping this new post and a vital role in supporting the charity’s growth and sustainability. The COO shall have the primary responsibility of leading the day-to-day core operations of MumsAid, in accordance with our values, strategic plan and operating budgets. You will take responsibility for the management of the business planning process, and directly support the CEO in ensuring MumsAid delivers against operational and strategic objectives.
You will need to have excellent financial management skills, be a strategic thinker who can see the big picture.
You will also need a solid working knowledge of business functions such as: IT, System Managements, HR, Delivery, Evaluation and Communications.
Overview of MumsAid:
MumsAid is a maternal mental health charity that was founded to address the lack of support for mothers during pregnancy and after birth. We believe passionately that pregnancy and new motherhood can be an exciting, but also challenging, time, and that the right support can make a difference, not just to mothers but to the healthy emotional development of their babies, and the broader well-being of their families and communities.
Since its inception, MumsAid has delivered a growing programme of support during the perinatal period (pregnancy, birth and the early infant years), which has included counselling and psychotherapy, therapeutic groups, befriending support by trained peer volunteers, training for frontline staff in postnatal depression awareness, clinical supervision, and an active social media presence aimed at providing support to mothers and raising awareness.
Our therapy is open to women of all backgrounds, but we have a particular focus on marginalised groups within our local community, including mothers from BME communities, those on low incomes and single mothers. We also run YoungMumsAid, a bespoke therapy programme for teenage and young mothers with complex needs. We work primarily in Greenwich but have plans to expand our reach to new audiences and areas.
Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 dependent on experience
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours p/week, we will also consider applications for 4 days
Holiday: 25 days per annum, bank holidays additional
Contract: 2 years fixed term, with potential for extension subject to funding.
Start Date: ASAP/Immediate subject to satisfactory references and checks.
Location: Blackheath, Greenwich (flexible working requests welcomed)
Reporting to: CEO and Board of Trustees
Responsible for: Financial Administrator, Office Manager, Office Administrator
Closing Date: 15/02/21 at 10am