Formed in 2005, Lochaber Hope is a charity based in Fort William, which aims to assist people who are experiencing vulnerable or crisis periods in their lives through the provision of a mentoring service, counselling, employability support and personal development. Furthermore, we offer a number of peer support and activity groups and projects which support individuals and offer opportunities to connect with the community.
Lochaber Hope seeks to employ a full time Operations Manager (35 hours per week) responsible to the Manager, to manage the day to day running of the organisation, a team of staff and volunteers, PR, Marketing and Networking.
A suitable candidate will be innovative, imaginative, creative and passionate about their part in progressing the Lochaber Hope vision to reality. They will be enthusiastic, an excellent listener, resourceful, be able to drive the project, be an excellent networker and have a genuine interest in working with and developing people, they will establish relationships with clients, staff and volunteers and partners throughout Lochaber.
Working within a small team, the successful candidate will be expected to have a flexible, proactive and ‘can-do’ attitude, and to be able to use their own initiative. Adoption of a non-judgemental approach will be essential, confidentiality, and setting and maintaining boundaries are also essential to this post, as is championing and maintaining the positive image of Lochaber Hope.They will also be expected to undertake any other duties appropriate to the post which are required for the efficient functioning of Lochaber Hope.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge, skills and a minimum of 5 years’ experience of:
In addition, they will: