Head of Administration - Ullswater

Head of Administration

Head of Administration

Location: Ullswater, Lake District
Salary: £25,790 - £34,541 plus benefits.

Hours of work
37.5 hours per week.
Reporting to
: Head of Centre.
: Permanent.

If you have great organisational and administrative skills, are a decision maker, problem solver, with a ‘can do’ attitude, and enjoy a wide variety of responsibilities, in a fun, fast paced environment, this is the job for you!

The Head of Administration reports to the Head of Centre and is responsible for providing day to day and strategic leadership and management in all aspects of administrative functions, including:

  • Financial control and procedures (budget of £3.9M)
  • HR advice and administrative support in line with The Trust’s HR policies and procedures
  • Lead, manage and supervise the Centres administration team
  • Provide executive level support to the Head of Centre
  • Be a proactive member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Our Ullswater centres are based in the Lake District National park and are two of six residential centres in the UK. Ullswater can accommodate up to 120 young people at any one time whilst Howtown accommodates up to 72. Both have their own unique identity and are ideally based to access the wider adventures on offer in the National Park.

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To apply for this job please send a covering letter of not more than 2 sides of A4, explaining your fit to the job description and the person specification, together with an up to date CV by 0900 Monday 27th March 2023 to: Tara King, Centre Administrator, email: tara.king@outwardbound.org.uk

Interviews will be held at the Ullswater Centre on Monday 3rd April 2023.

If you have any queries regarding the information supplied or the recruitment process please contact, Tara, either by email as above or telephone: 017684 85000.