Operations Co-ordinator

Length of contract: Permanent (subject to continuance of funding)

Salary: £25,981 – £28,685 per annum

Hours: 37 hours

Based at: Accrington/ Hybrid Working (minimum of 2 days in Accrington Head Office)

Responsible to: Operations Manager

Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays

CLOSING DATE – Friday 12th January 2024

We welcome new candidates to apply and join our growing team. Previous applicants, whilst appreciated, are kindly advised not to reapply

Job Overview

Responsible for providing comprehensive operational support to ensure the day-to-day operations of Advocacy Focus run smoothly. The position will help manage and develop organisational infrastructure by assisting with operational activity. This role also works closely with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in evaluating current systems and aligning business objectives with strategy. The role supports specialist staff in the overall day-to-day operational administration including IT, human resources, building maintenance, health and safety, marketing, and finance.

Our Mission
We help people to achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their lives, by providing high quality advocacy.

You can download the role description, equal opportunities monitoring form and privacy notice below:

Please send a copy of your Privacy Policy, Equal Opportunity Monitoring & Application Forms to HR@advocacyfocus.org.uk to be considered for this role.

Alternatively, you can post this to us at Advocacy Focus, First Floor, The Old Tannery, Eastgate, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 6PW.

Please note that the salary advertised is for full-time hours. If this post is less than 37 hours per week, the salary will be pro-rata.

This vacancy will close when sufficient applications have been received.  Therefore it is advised to complete your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Please note, that shortlisting is completed anonymously with candidates being assessed against the essential criteria for the post.  Therefore only persons who can clearly demonstrate how they meet our person specification criteria in their application will be short-listed.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Advocacy Focus is committed to fighting racism and other forms of oppression and discrimination. We want to be a great employer for all our staff, regardless of their background or characteristics. We recognise that not everyone is the same and that different people will require different support to fulfill their potential. One thing we can do to work towards that goal is to ensure that our staff team is representative of the diverse communities across our service delivery areas. We particularly encourage applications from men, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those living with a physical or mental disability, and those from an ethnic minority background. 

Reasonable Adjustments: Support is available to candidates with disabilities when applying for vacancies. For more information on reasonable adjustments please contact our Recruitment Team by any of the following methods: 

By telephone 01254 958940

or email hr@advocacyfocus.org.uk 

or write to HR Team, Advocacy Focus, The Old Tannery, Eastgate, Accrington, BB5 6PW

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