Charity Scheme Manager

  • Location
    St Helens, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 30451 - £ 33872 / Year
  • Category
    Charity & Not-for-Profit - Youth & Community
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Charity and Not-for-profit
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-204532

Superb position for a charity professional to work within a UK wide organisation that are seeking a Scheme Manager for their St Helen's team.


Salary from £30,451 - £33,872 depending on experience



Managing a small team and taking a proactive role win the bids and tender process as well as ensuring full responsibility for the audit standards too, you will be an experienced charity professional looking for a long-term role within a superb friendly dedicated team.


Charity background preferred with strong bids experience and managing volunteers to include their recruitment too.


We are looking for an excellent communicator with great experience of managing a team proactively with a supportive people culture.



You will have experience of:



- Supporting stakeholders



Supporting the referrals and acting accordingly to ensure their safeguarding and support


Following best practice and legal guidelines appropriately to ensure full care and support is delivered



- Managing volunteers



Ensuring the scheme's policies and procedures are fully implemented in all aspects of working with volunteers including their recruitment, selection, preparation, support and supervision.


Always ensuring the Scheme have the optimum numbers of volunteers for all projects and clients.


Taking responsibility to be an active promoter of the Scheme and a visible leader to all those engaged in the scheme.


-Working in Partnership


Delivering appropriate liaison and communication with referrers and other professionals.


Networking appropriately within the community and working collaboratively


Contributing to local policy and community development as appropriate.


Promoting the work of the scheme externally.


Contributing to and supporting the development of the Scheme network locally, regionally and nationally.




Financial Management



You will ensure that bids or tenders submitted are adequately costed and risk assessed, and contracts or Service Level Agreements are delivered and targets met


Taking responsibility for the day-to-day management of the scheme.



Managing the operational work and deploying the scheme's staffing and financial resources in the most effective way.



Holding regular meetings with the Chair to keep Trustees up to date with all aspects of the scheme's work.




Previous similar experience is highly desirable with bids and tenders and a commercial acumen will be required to include having relevant examples at interview stage.

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