25 hours per week, £18,500 pa plus contributory pension scheme

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, to lead this small independent charity whose Mission is to improve the quality of life for the older population of Christchurch. Managing seven staff and the services of two Retail stores, Befriending, Friendship Clubs, Information & Signposting and Transport, the job holder is key to managing and maximising the charities resources as well as leading the charity in providing current and future services.

  • Day to day administration of Age Concern Christchurch Ltd in accordance with the terms of the incorporation, statutory legislation, Charities Commission regulations and best practice
  • Direct Line management of 7 employees and volunteers which include Retail Shop Leaders, Befriending Coordinator, Office Administrator, and Transport Coordinator, to include recruitment, training, and day to day management
  • Recruitment of volunteers across the charity
  • Leading on applications for external funding from community and statutory agencies
  • Leading on the implementation of new projects following successful bids e.g. telephone befriending
  • Managing receipts and payments through the bank, ensuring that all transactions are recorded in a timely manner on accounting package Xero
  • Working with the accountants and Treasurer to ensure that the Charity is financially viable at all times
  • Ensuring that all policies e.g. Health & Safety, Safeguarding, employment, etc are kept up to date
  • Ensuring that the shops, office, transport are fully insured at all time with full public liability insurance
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role as agreed with the Trustees

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications, 30th May 2022.