Operations Manager - Culture, Heritage and Enrichment

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/05/2024 23:59
£38,932 per annum pro rata
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
South and North Tyneside
Closing date:
6 May
Further Information

Operations Manager – Culture, Heritage & Enrichment


£38,932 per annum pro rata


30 hours per week; may include occasional weekend and evening work as required. Standard terms and conditions apply.


South and North Tyneside.

Job Summary:

Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for over 30 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes: SOUTH & NORTH TYNESIDE – Groundwork

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high-quality delivery.

Through our strategic theme of ‘Enriching Lives through Environment, Culture and Heritage’, we aim to inspire engagement and discovery informed by our past, present and future. The delivery of the theme would be focused around our operational site at Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm & Bede Museum and West Boldon Education Centre as well as delivering outreach programmes to engage communities and break down barriers to access services.

Our Cultural Services, especially through our Jarrow Hall Museum and programmes have significantly developed over the past 3 years, and in April 2023, our organisation became an Arts Council, National Portfolio Organisation which provides a great foundation to further develop our offer and deliver our ambitions under our Jarrow Hall Masterplan and 3 year strategic plans. Under this theme, the successful postholder would oversee our strategic direction, operations and partnership working across our work under our service areas of Cultural Services, Learning Beyond the Classroom and Outdoor Learning.

Through this role, you will support and develop a number of strategic relationships with partners such as Arts Council England, Cultural Partnerships, Sage Foundation and National Grid to further our partnerships.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service.

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to sant.recruitment@groundwork.org.uk

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact sant.recruitment@groundwork.org.uk or call 0191 428 1144

Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 6th May 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 15th May 2024
Please note
This job is closed for applications.