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Senior Operations Manager (Homelessness)

We are offering an opportunity to lead the development and performance of our housing and homelessness related operations teams (including rents).  Working as part of both the senior management and wider management team you will contribute to and lead the development and transition of new services and projects.
1625 Independent People (1625ip) is a leading youth homeless charity based in the South West, working with over 2,500 young people. We have strong local partnerships and adhere to the best practice in the sector, therefore, building trusting relationships between young people and 1625ip staff is at the core of our work.


What we are looking for:

  • You have extensive relevant experience and are highly skilled in managing high quality support and housing management services for vulnerable people. 
  • You are able to effectively analyse performance and financial data to identify positive and negative trends and identify appropriate action. 
  • You are experienced in and skilled at line managing staff (including leading, coaching, supporting and developing). 

We are keen to recruit for potential over perfection so if you are passionate about what we do and can demonstrate you can deliver the following, please apply:

  • You will shape services and enhance the opportunities and experiences for the young people we support, enabling them to achieve their goals and aspirations.
  • You will influence key areas that make a real difference for our young people; ensuring integrated services, effective transitions and joined up working.
  • You will play an important role in the ongoing development and delivery of our Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) framework, in which our work is rooted. You will support our ongoing investment in our staff supporting coordination of our core training plan and reflective practice across the 1625ip.  

What we are offering:

  • A permanent role
  • 30 days holiday
  • Pension contribution of 4%
  • UK Healthcare Employee membership (Level 1)

The Location:

You will be based in Kingsley Hall close to Bristol Temple Meads Station and other public transport (and close to Bristol’s vibrant city centre). You will also be working flexibly across other locations.
Please see the documents below for more information

  • Closing Date: 09:00, Thursday, 11th October 2018  
  • Interviews: Wednesday 17th October  2018  
  • Hours per week: Full time 37.5 
  • Contract type:  Permanent 
  • Pay: £34,106 - £37,107 per year (NJC Scale 38 to 41 with on-call allowance)

To apply

Please see the documents below, and then fill out the Application Form
If you’d like to have an informal chat about the role please contact: Dawn Taylor, Operations Director, dawn.taylor@1625ip.co.uk 
To return the completed application form: 
o Please email the Application Form to jobs@1625ip.co.uk  
o Or post the Application Form to: HR Department, Independent People, Kingsley Hall, 59 Old Market Street, Bristol, BS2 OER

Are you the one we’re looking for? 

Apply by filling out this Application Form 

If you have not heard from us by 15th October 2018, your application has not been progressed to interview this time.

Equal opportunities for everyone

We safeguard and promote the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Any job offer will depend on a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Barred List Disclosure Check. 
We believe those with a criminal record should have an equal chance to become employees or volunteers.  We also pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer for everyone regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion and beliefs, sex and sexual orientation. We are particularly keen to increase applications from Black and Minority Ethnic groups as they are currently under-represented.
Please see our Policies section on the website, for further information. If you need an adjustment made to any part of the recruitment process, please let us know as soon as possible. 

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