SOFT UK is a small charity which supports families affected by the rare genetic conditions Trisomy 18 (Edwards’ syndrome) and Trisomy 13 (Patau’s syndrome). We also work with the NHS and in a range of multi-agency partnerships to raise the profile of Trisomy conditions, increase awareness of SOFT UK and its work and to provide training for healthcare professionals.
We are currently looking for an experienced, talented Operations Manager to join our small, dedicated team.
You will be a highly motivated and organised individual in what is a varied, busy, but rewarding post for the right person.
The post offers the flexibility of home working and flexible hours. The hours are 16hrs per week.
The primary duties of this role will be to manage the day to day operations of the charity, working with Communications Officer and a team of volunteers and Trustees. Attention to detail will be key in this role, and the ideal candidate should have the following attributes:
Ø Previous experience of working in the charitable / voluntary sector and an understanding of supporting volunteers would be beneficial
Ø A self-starter, used to working with minimal direction and oversight. Previous experience of home working would be useful
Ø An effective communicator, used to dealing with a range of people, including Trustees, volunteers and families, and experience in a range of communication methods including social media
Ø Used to delivering against deadlines and working under pressure, with a ‘can do’ attitude
We would encourage potential applicants to find out more via a telephone conversation with the Chair of Trustees. Please request on application. Information about Trisomy 13 & 18 and the work of SOFT UK can be found at our website
Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in May 2020
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