Breakout Youth Operations Manager

Location: Hampshire
Closing Date: 22nd Jun 2024
Breakout Youth Operations Manager

Employment Type: Employed

Breakout Youth is committed to supporting young people (aged 11 to 25 years) who identify as LGBTQ+, or who are questioning their sexuality and / or gender identity, across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We are committed to creating safe confidential spaces for young people to be their true authentic selves, meet other LGBTQ+ young people, receive accurate and appropriate support and advice. Breakout Youth also offers one-to-one support, LGBTQ+ awareness and works to advocate on behalf of LGBTQ+ young people. Role terms Starting salary: Band F – £33,616 to £38,575 (Full Time Equivalent, pro-rata for part-time) Hours: 21 hours per week, to include occasional evenings and weekends Role type: Fixed-term for 1 year, with the possibility of being made permanent subject to funding Place of work: Hybrid – Southampton base, with occasional travel across Hampshire and the opportunity for remote and home-working – happy to discuss Essential car user: Yes – must be able to transport yourself and resources required across Hampshire Closing date: 9am on Monday 1 July 2024 Interview date: Week starting Monday 15 July 2024 About the role We are seeking a passionate Operations Manager to support and manage the team at Breakout Youth; the management of our youth group delivery program with, one-to-one support, and LGBTQ+ Awareness training delivery across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.  This is a hands-on, engaging role, managing specialist LGBTQ+ youth workers, who are supporting vulnerable LGBTQ+ young people, and helping them to access our services.  You will also be responsible for managing partnerships and relationships with external organisations and partners. Your role will lead on the ongoing development and delivery of these projects, helping to improve outcomes for LGBTQ+ children and young people. The successful candidate will have some experience of working with young people, with lived experience of the LGBTQ+ Community (either as a member of the community or an ally) who is passionate about delivering high quality services and experiences to young people. We are committed to making a difference to the lives of the children and young people we work with, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Breakout Youth ethos. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is paramount. We particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and those who have had experiences similar to the children and young people we help and support. We are committed to creating a diverse environment where people can be their authentic self, where their experiences and opinions are valued, and we all are open to learn from each other. If invited to interview, we welcome conversations about what we can do to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace for you – be it flexible working, access arrangements or a suitable place to pray. As part of our team, you’ll receive a comprehensive induction and access to learning and development opportunities that are relevant to your role and to support your ongoing development. Interested…? We’d love to hear from you! If you’d like to have an informal discussion about the role in advance of applying, please contact Zoe Grant, Breakout Youth Charity Manager: [email protected]  

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