Head of Support Services

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 07/12/2018 13:00
£30,000 - £32,000
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HR / Training
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7 Dec
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The Foundation of Light officially opened the Beacon of Light in September 2018, an iconic education and sports centre, which will offer lots of exciting new opportunities for innovative and enthusiastic staff to help us to drive the charity forward. All of our projects use the power of football and sport to engage and develop local people, families and young people. There is no better time to join the award-winning Foundation of Light! We are a community charity and therefore welcome applications from all parts of the community to reflect our diverse work.

Head of Support Services – Full Time

A fantastic opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to join the charity at a key time in the Foundation’s growth following the recent opening of the flagship Beacon of Light. The Head of Support Services oversees the key back-office functions including Human Resources, Administration, Volunteering, Training and Health and Safety. Essential skill requirements for the role are multi-tasking, prioritising, exceptional planning and control together with CIPD, Health and Safety and Management qualifications (working towards or the commitment to undertake will be considered). To be successful, you will possess at least three years’ supervisory/management experience, be a consummate HR professional and be able to work at a strategic level as part of the Senior Leadership Team of the Foundation.

Interested applicants should, in the first instance, download application packs from our website www.foundationoflight.co.uk or by contacting Melanie Ayre on melanie.ayre@foundationoflight.co.uk or 0191 563 4731 to request a pack.

CVs are not accepted.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

The closing date is Friday 7th December 2018

If you are successful you can look forward to ongoing training opportunities, competitive salary and a range of benefits including Cycle to Work scheme, contributory pension and opportunities for reward and recognition.

Appointments will be subject to thorough identity checks and, where appropriate, an immediate application for an enhanced DBS Check

Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Foundation of Light · Beacon of Light · Stadium Park · Sunderland · SR5 1SN
Tel: 0191 563 4777 · Registered Charity No 1089333

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This job is closed for applications.