Community Centre Manager
Great Baddow - Chelmsford
The Great Baddow Community Association at the Millennium Centre, Great Baddow Recreation Ground, Chelmsford CM2 9RL opened in 1985 and provides space for a wide range of local community based, not for profit and other groups. It has rooms available for weddings, parties, wakes and other external events. The Millennium Centre is open seven days per week, and has a restaurant (open Monday to Friday lunch times), a catering service for functions, and two licensed bars (one for Members and the other serving our Millennium suite function hall. The Association runs regular events to attract local residents and users and has a vibrant sporting community using the Millennium Centre as headquarters.
We currently have an opening for a full-time Community Centre Manager. The role has flexible hours, but requiring evening and weekend working with the assistance of two Deputy Managers.
We are looking for an effective and committed person to lead the Centre, managing the staff team, bar and hire operations and liaising with suppliers.
The successful candidate will be an experienced manager with excellent organisational and communication skills and knowledge of Health & Safety laws.
The manager will promote the Association as an important part of local and wider community life and a focus for social activity, community development, information and support. The Association is continually developing and seeking new streams of funding to develop the opportunities we can offer users and Members. The Centre manager will have a key operational role in researching and delivering this programme.
Closing date. 20th April 2018
Interviews: To be arranged
Salary: from £27000
The Great Baddow Community Association values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are provided with equality of opportunity in employment.
This commitment is reflected in our employment policies and practices, recognising the provision of equal opportunities as a matter of good management practice.
Please note that any offer of employment is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
About the Great Baddow Community Association
The Millennium Centre is owned by the Great Baddow Parish Council and is managed by the Association for the benefit of the local people of Great Baddow and its environs. It is a place where people of all ages can come together safely to enjoy fun, recreation and education, the heart and focus of our community.