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Deputy Head of Operations at Turning Tides

Deputy Head of Operations (permanent) Salary £40,000 per annum FTE 37.5 hours per week (part time hours considered) Location – Across Turning Tides' services

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 100 staff and 300 volunteers. Its mission is to end the need to sleep rough.

We are seeking to recruit to the new role of Deputy Head of Operations as result of the recent and ongoing development and growth of our services. You will be a high performing manager with experience of housing management and working with the complex issues associated with homelessness and social exclusion.

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable people’s lives within our communities through managing and developing our service provision. You will support the Head of Operations with the development and delivery of all client services, in line with Turning Tides’ vision and ambitions.

The current portfolio of services are predominantly residential services, consisting of high, medium and low support services. However included within our portfolio of services are hub services outreach services and a multidisciplinary team.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download here:

Job Description and Person Specifications - Deputy Head of Operations

Application Form

To apply, please ensure that you send us a completed application form, which includes your responses to the shortlisting criteria listed in the Person Specification for this role, along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire;

Equal Opportunities Questionnaire

Please be advised that we will only accept applications made on our application form and do not accept CVs.

Closing date for vacancies: Wednesday 19th February 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please be aware of our Privacy Policy which is available to view by visiting: http://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

More info

Turning Tides

Deadline for applications

19 Feb 2020


£40,000.00 per annum

Hours per week

37.5 hours per week


Management / Directors

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