Ochiltree Community Hub are looking to fill two vacancies for a Community Hub Manager and an Admin and Facilities Officer.

Ochiltree Community Hub Manager

Ochiltree Community Hub are looking for a passionate and professional individual to join the team at the award-winning Community Hub based in East Ayrshire. You do not need to have worked in the voluntary sector; therefore, this is the perfect opportunity to enter the third sector whilst supporting a small but well-established organisation. The position would suit self-motivated proactive and flexible individuals who are able to manage multiple competing demands on their time, have strong interpersonal skills, clear and effective written communication skills. They must also be comfortable working as part of a team which is set up to support others in ensuring the smooth running of the organisation.

Full time: 35 hours per week (flexi-hours, some evening and weekend work will be required)

Location:  The Ochiltree Community Hub, 45 Main Street, Ochiltree KA18 2PE.

Salary:  would be £22,000 – £24,000 dependent on experience

Job Purpose: The Community Hub Manager will play a key role in ensuring the management and smooth running of the Ochiltree Community Hub. An important aspect of the job is to develop the business, utilise the facilities available and proactively identify new opportunities by means of effective marketing, networking and innovation. Working closely with the Trustees, other staff and local statutory, voluntary and commercial sector organisations, the Manager will ensure the Hub is a vibrant, well managed facility that operates for the benefit of local residents and organisations within a sustainable framework.

Under the governance of the Trustees, the main duties and responsibilities of the Manager are to:

  • Manage the Hub staff, issuing rotas, managing holiday requests, assign tasks, providing appropriate training as and when required.
  • Develop and maintain a volunteer network.
  • Prepare premises reports for Trustees and statutory bodies.
  • Source external supplier contracts, procurement and manage.
  • Investigate and apply for external funding, manage budgets, invoicing, manage cash flow.
  • Implement and develop constructive working relationships with user groups, volunteers, community groups and partners to generate ideas for community activities and enhance the services provided and to deliver improvements to the Hub.
  • Maintaining health and safety records, completing and monitoring risk assessments, overseeing maintenance contracts, completing weekly and monthly checks of equipment.
  • Maintain meeting rooms and manage the set up of all lets, events and other activities within the hub.
  • The post holder will also undertake any additional duties as requested by the Executive Board.

Please apply by sending in your CV and job specific covering letter detailing at least two references and with the term “Hub Manager” in the subject line FAO Beth Griffin to: enquiries@ochiltreehub.com

Closing date 25th July. Interviews will take place the week commencing 1st August

Admin and Facilities Officer

Ochiltree Community Hub are looking to expand its current team at the award-winning Community Hub based in East Ayrshire. The Hub is looking for someone who has excellent customer service and administration experience. You do not need to have worked in the voluntary sector; therefore, this is the perfect opportunity to enter the third sector whilst supporting a small but well-established organisation. The position would suit self-motivated proactive and flexible individuals who are able to manage multiple competing demands on their time, have strong interpersonal skills, clear and effective communication skills, and a strong attention to detail. They must also be comfortable working as part of a team which is set up to support others in ensuring the smooth running of the organisation.

Part time:  16  hours per week, flexible with occasional evening and weekend work ( holiday cover as and when required)

Location:  The Ochiltree Community Hub, 45 Main Street, Ochiltree KA18 2PE.

Ochiltree Hub is a Scottish Living Wage employer.

Main duties will include:

  • General Office administration, answering telephone queries, emails, taking bookings, managing calendar, invoicing and taking payments. Managing shop payments.
  • Promote the use of the Hub by maintaining and developing the Hub’s website and social media pages, engaging local media and businesses to maximise marketing opportunities
  • Setting up meeting rooms, liaising with café staff around let catering.
  • Organise and promote Community events
  • Maintain health and safety records, completing weekly and monthly checks of equipment.
  • Work in partnership with key stakeholders and to promote the aims and objectives of the organisation.
  • Any other task necessary to deliver the aims and objectives of the organisation
  • The post holder will also undertake any additional duties as requested by the Hub manager or Executive Board.

Please apply by sending in your CV and job specific covering letter detailing at least two references and with the term “Admin Officer” in the subject line FAO Beth Griffin to: enquiries@ochiltreehub.com

Closing date 25th July. Interviews will take place the week commencing 1st August

Additional Note

OCH is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from suitably qualified persons regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, pregnancy, maternity or disability.

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