Victim Support is looking for an Operations Manager based in Lincolnshire
Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity providing a range of specialist services to people who have been affected by crime across England and Wales. We work towards a world where there are fewer victims but who have stronger rights, better support and a real influence in the Criminal Justice System. Everyone at VS is driven by our Vision Ambitions and Values to play their part in making a difference for those who experience crime and traumatic events. Working for VS gives you the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing high quality services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Your primary role will be to ensure the delivery of excellent support and line manage a team to provide a high-quality frontline services to victims of all crimes. To be the lead in crisis situations and provide advice and guidance on safeguarding, child protection issues and information sharing concerns.
You will be accountable for the performance of the service against operational plans and performance standards, including compliance with national standards and codes of practice and all legislative requirements.
You will be required to take lead responsibility for ensuring that appropriate allocations, work plans, appraisals, supervision and staff development strategies are devised, implemented, monitored and reviewed in line with service and Victim Support standards, timescales, aims, objectives and ambitions, and therefore have a proven track record of managing a team delivering services of similar nature and scope, including performance management and staff development.
Experience of data management with strong IT skills are also essential requirements as you will provide regular reports to the Area Manager and funders where needed.
Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits such as season ticket loans and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.
Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the shortlisting criteria, which are outlined in the person specification under essential and tested area. In order to apply, please create a profile in our website (jobs section), complete and submit an online application form.
If the vacancy has not specified the essential criteria for shortlisting, please use this section to express how your experience and skills are relevant for the role.
If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.
Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.
Victim Support is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe having a diverse workforce at all levels allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all communities and monitor the diversity of applicants to analyse if we are representative of the communities we serve in terms of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, age and socio-economic status. As part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter we would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities
Please note we will shortlist and interview as applications are received and reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Therefore, we advise if interested in this vacancy please do not delay submitting an application.