Rays Of Sunshine Childrens Charity
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Contract, 12 month maternity cover, Full-time
Job description
Head of Operations

£45-50k depending on experience
London N3
12 months fixed term contract (due to maternity leave)

Rays of Sunshine is an award-winning national charity that brightens the lives of seriously ill young people and their families by granting wishes and providing ongoing support in hospital and within the community. We believe that every child deserves to experience happiness and put their illness on hold – even if it is just for one day. Our vision is to make wishes come true and turn them into happy memories.

We are seeking a Head of Operations to lead Rays of Sunshine’s work with children and families, delivering its programme of wishes, hospital services, and community support.
This is a 12-month fixed term contract to cover the maternity leave of the current postholder.

You will need to have experience of leading large scale or national services coupled with a strong track record of leading and managing a team. You will also have a thorough knowledge and experience of being the Designated Safeguarding Lead as this is a key element of the role. You will need to be an organised strategic thinker and have excellent time management skills to succeed in this role.

Rays of Sunshine is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all our team (staff & volunteers) to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we carry out basic disclosure checks on all staff and volunteers and require all roles working directly with children and young people to have an enhanced disclosure check. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

For more information, please see the job description for this role.

Closing date: 12pm Friday 28th May 2021
Interview dates (by zoom): During the week commencing 7th June 2021

You may have experience of the following: Deputy Service Manager, Service Manager, Operations Manager, Head of Operations, Ops Manager, Ops Director, Service Delivery Manager, Project Manager, Project Management, Charity, Charities, Not For Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.

Ref: 98906
Posted on: 06 May 2021
Closed date: 29 May 2021
Job ref: 98906
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management