Operations Manager, London and Home Counties

London and Home Counties
£48,000 to £55,000 per annum (negotiable based on experience)
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:Friday, August 2, 2019
Job role:

Are you a leader looking to make a difference?

The team

The Operations Team are a committed and action-orientated group responsible for leading and developing high-performing and effective services across the organisation.  The team oversees a portfolio of dynamic and interesting services that meet the high expectations of our commissioners and service users.

The role

The successful candidate will lead a varied portfolio of services. You will be integral in mobilising new business and developing a range of exciting contracts and services which make a real difference to people’s lives.

You will lead and develop our Service Managers to meet the daily challenges of running vibrant support services.  You will also build strong and positive partnership relations with commissioners and partner providers, and ensure that our services are well-led, properly resourced and run effectively as well as maintaining high standards of safety for staff and service users.


  • Salary: £48,000 to £55,000 per annum (negotiable based on experience)
  • Permanent contract
  • 37.5 hours per week


London and the Home Counties

Why should you apply? 

  • A new challenge in a varied and dynamic role
  • Opportunity to develop into an organisational leadership role
  • Competitive salary


For an informal chat about the role, contact Craig Middleton, Acting Head of Services on 07918 747 628 or craig.middleton@wdp.org.uk.

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and send to WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 24 July 2019 at 00:00 midnight with interviews being held on 2 August 2019.

WDP and our values

WDP is an innovative behaviour-change charity.  We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration.  We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • In partnership
  • Strong belief in service users
  • Community focused

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.