children at Hindleap

About the role

We’re looking for an Operations Manager to join the team at Hindleap Warren; London Youth’s outdoor learning centre in the Ashdown Forest (East Sussex).  This is a great opportunity to take on a key leadership role within a centre which is committed the development of young people through challenging and fun outdoor activity.

You will be an excellent communicator with group leaders and colleagues when planning the activity programmes.  You will play your part in the day to day operational management of the centre, leading the team on a rota with other managers, and line managing a group of instructing colleagues.  You should have a background in leading outdoor activities and be enthusiastic about maintaining and growing your technical expertise over time.

Key information

Location: Hindleap Warren Outdoor Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JH 

Salary: £29,234.00 per annum plus meals when at work.

Hours: 42 hours per week (please note, this role requires evening and weekend working)

Leave: 31 days + bank holidays (inclusive of Christmas closure days)

Deadline: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Start date: 1st April 2019 onwards

Important dates and how to apply

Please submit your application (along with your completed Declaration of Criminal Convictions and equal opportunities forms) to suzanne.baldock@londonyouth.org by Sunday 3rd March 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.  First round interviews to be held on Friday 15th 2019, with second round on Monday 18th March.

Essential documents


Employment – Guidance to Applicants – May 2018

Employment – Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – May 2018

Employment – Application Form – May 2018

Employment – Declaration of Criminal Convictions Form – May 2018

Employment – Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy – Sept 16