Thrive is a national charity specialising in horticultural therapy, using gardening to change lives. We have bases in Reading, London, and Birmingham. An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Garden in Battersea Park, London.
Job title: Regional Centre Co-ordinator
Temporary to cover maternity leave
Location: Battersea Garden Project, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ
Salary from £22,000.00
Full time, 35 hours per week
Reporting to the Regional Centre Manager this post is part of the local management team with specific responsibility for the smooth operation and administration of the regional centre. Leading the office and volunteer team to facilitate the delivery of Thrive programmes and meeting the needs of clients and funders. Working to achieve Thrive’s aims and objectives, to maximise the scope and breadth of services to improve lives. Pro-actively approaching revenue raising through social enterprise and corporate involvement.
You will be experienced in both project and line management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly competent IT skills and the ability to work on your own initiative whilst managing competing priorities are pre-requisite skills for this role. Experience in working with people living with disability or vulnerability will be an advantage.
Appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check, proof of right to work in the UK and provision of 2 acceptable references.
Please see the JOB DESCRIPTION for further information.
To apply, please send your CV along with a supporting statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) explaining how you meet the person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the post Thrive, Geoffrey Udall Centre, Beech Hill, Reading, RG7 2AT.
If you require further information, please contact Clare.email@example.com in the first instance
Closing date for applications 9.00 am Monday 2nd October 2017
Interview date: 9th October 2017
Thrive is an equal opportunities employer
Charity No. 277570 Company No: 1415700
Successful appointment to these posts will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure & Barring Service checks. Thrive complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from working for Thrive.
Thrive are a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people and will offer an interview to give you the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at an interview, if you declare that you have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the job.
By 'minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competency as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential