Operational Manager

Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
£22,736 per annum
05 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Operational Manager


Ashton under Lyne


Salary: £22,736 following successful 6-month probationary period


Hours: 30 hours per week (4 days)


A leading supported housing provider has an exciting opportunity for an Operational Manager to oversee their Tameside Project which provides a service for homeless people at risk of social exclusion and will involve a new model of service delivery. The service, Unlocking Potential, aims to deliver a flexible and innovative approach to reduce and prevent homelessness in Tameside focusing on recovery capital and skills-based approaches rather than traditional support methods.


To be successful in this role as Operational Manager you have experience of managing a diverse staff team and an awareness of issues relating to vulnerable homeless people. You will have the ability to set and deliver operational plans and manage a budget. You will have coaching and mentoring skills; the ability to assess and manage risk and ensure co-production is implemented.


You will also need to possess good written and verbal communication and IT skills; have the ability to maintain accurate records, together with great organisational and time management abilities. A full list of responsibilities can be found on the role profile and person specification.


If you're the kind of person who can relate to the organisation's values of "integrity and fairness, valuing the individual and striving for excellence" and can help others to help themselves, you'll gain a great deal from this role. In return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; starting salary of £21,599 rising to £22,736 after successful probation period; 33 days' holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 38 after service; 2 additional days' holiday per year available based on attendance; Westfield Health Cash Plan; Death in service policy; pension scheme; enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and paternity pay and childcare vouchers.


As a values-based organisation, all employees contribute to the maintenance and development of values, culture and ethos by articulating and demonstrating them to build a staff culture where every person feels empowered and valued. The organisation has recently been re-awarded the Investors in People Silver award. Formed in 1972, they are a not for profit organisation working in the community with vulnerable and excluded people from a diverse range of backgrounds providing support through a variety of high-quality housing, support and advice services.


This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check



Closing date: 9 am, Monday 19th March 2018

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment centre on 26th March and interviews will be held 10th April 2018



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Important: To be considered for this role please include within the first page of your CV a detailed covering letter giving details of how you meet the role criteria.

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