Job Title: Chief Operating Officer (COO)


Summary of role: Salary: £56,153 (Grade 5.3) Pro rata Hours: 30 Hours per week Deadline: 17th December 2018 Interview Date: In the new year – To be confirmed The Creative Youth Network is a successful charity organisation that supports young people to reach their potential and lead fulfilling lives by building secure and positive relationships with them based on their individual unique needs. We offer young people safe spaces to express themselves with creative courses, youth clubs and practical advice and support. We take pride in our dynamic and open culture. We are also proud to say that we have opted in to the Bristol City Council Equality Charter and are dedicated to promoting equality and diversity within the organisation. The organisation has grown significantly over the years and now runs multi million pound contracts as well as managing a £10m property portfolio. Creative Youth Network has grown considerably over the years and is working with over 6000 young people per year. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer will manage existing contracts and services for Young People as well as developing new work to meet their needs. Creative Youth Network basis its successful programme on building long lasting relationships with young people and this role will aim to expand our services to meet the needs of more young people. The Chief Operating Officer will have oversight of and line manage the heads of the Youth Services and Creative Team, and will be responsible for the strategic development of these. You will take a lead on safeguarding young people within the organisation, working closely with the Head of Youth Services and the Creative Producer. You will be an experienced leader at strategic level with demonstrable and significant experience in strategic development of services. You will have a clear and enhanced understanding of the socio-economic issues which may impact young people and in turn the organisation. You will also have a clear understanding of safeguarding issues and processes. The Chief Operating Officer will be expected to represent the organisation at a strategic level across the region and the UK, and therefore an understanding of key issues surrounding the voluntary sector and an ability to build and maintain key external relationships. In return, we can offer 33 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata) per year, a cycle to work scheme, opportunities for flexible working, paid breaks and development opportunities. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. We are committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity, and welcome applications from all backgrounds. If you would like more information or to email your completed application , please email [email protected],


Job tenure: Part time


Annual salary/pro rata salary: £56,153 (Grade 5.3) Pro rata


Link to full information on job/how to apply: If you would like more information or to email your completed application , please email [email protected] or visit https://www.creativeyouthnetwork.org.uk/FAQs/chief-operating-officer-coo


Application deadline: 17th December 2018