Operations Manager

London and Home Counties
£45,000 to £52,000 per annum (negotiable based on experience)
05 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018

Operations Manager

Location: London and Home Counties

Contract: Permanent 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £45,000 to £52,000 per annum (negotiable based on experience)

WDP is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to make positive changes in their lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.  We actively promote recovery and work with individuals, those affected by someone else’s substance misuse, and the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of residents.

Do you have strong operational experience as well as the skills and confidence to lead a dynamic portfolio of prison and community based substance misuse services across London and the Home Counties?

We are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:

  • Entrepreneurial – you will be driven to facilitate WDP’s expansion and bring innovative ideas to help achieve this
  • In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations
  • Strong belief in Service Users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will be demonstrated by your focus on successful outcomes
  • Community focussed – you will help deliver services that serve the whole community

As an Operations Manager at WDP you will be actively engaged in delivering and retaining a varied portfolio of services. You will also participate in securing new business and the mobilisation and implementing of newly commissioned services.  

You will need to be committed to delivering safe, effective, high quality, evidence-based services and have the ability to work well in partnership with a range of statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

You will have the passion and commitment to ensure improved recovery outcomes for our service users and understand the importance of delivering value for money services that meet contractual specifications within commissioned budgets. In return, we can promise an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic and evolving organisation.

Closing date: 23:59pm, Friday 22nd April 2018

To apply, please go to the Current Vacancies section of our website by clicking "Apply", where you can download an application form and also view our full range of current opportunities. Application forms should be completed and emailed to: WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk  Alternatively, they can be posted to Human Resources Department, WDP, 18 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BL.

WDP is a recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

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