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Deputy Helpline Manager

Salary: £31,824 (includes 3.5% rota allowance)

Location: Home-based

Number of positions: 1

Expiration date: 18 Jul 2022

Beat’s services team is going through a period of significant growth and the demand for our helpline services is higher than ever before.

This is an exciting opportunity that requires excellent leadership skills, with the post-holder playing an important role in leading the delivery of support on our helpline channels. Beat’s Deputy Helpline Manager will be proactive and well-organised, with the ability to adapt and support colleagues and line reports with the delivery of helpline services across all channels.

The successful candidate will be forward-thinking and passionate about providing high-quality support to individuals with eating disorders. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable people, acting as a safeguarding lead for staff and volunteers. This role will be busy and varied, and will involve ensuring that all staff have appropriate training and development plans in place. This role will involve successfully implementing Beat’s policies and procedures, while ensuring the highest level of care is delivered to our beneficiaries.

Reporting to the Head of Helpline, the postholder will contribute to the effective delivery of helpline services. This includes direct line management for Helpline Advisors and supporting volunteers that deliver our services.

Our Helpline operates between the hours of 9am and midnight Monday to Friday, and 4pm and midnight at the weekend.

The shift pattern for this role will be a mix of early and late shifts between the hours of 08.30 and 00.30 (08.30-17.30, 15.30-00.30) with one in three weekends worked. This will be a three-week set shift pattern which is repeated.

For more information about the role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on talent@beateatingdisorders.org.uk.

To apply, please download and complete both parts of the application form below.

Applications should be uploaded via the form on this page by 9am on Monday 18th July 2022, however Beat has the right to close this position at any time, so please do submit your application early to avoid any disappointment.

If you have difficulty accessing or using this version of the application form, please contact jobapplications@beateatingdisorders.org.uk before applying.

Please note we cannot accept CVs except by prior arrangement.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by close of business on Wednesday 20th July 2022. If you have not heard from us by this date, please assume that your application has not been successful.

Interviews will take place on 3rd / 4th August in London.

(Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.)

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