Emergency Response Operations Manager

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by BRITISH RED CROSS-11

City, Edinburgh United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£27.1k - £30.6k Annual
Full-Time

Emergency Response Operations Manager
Location: Must be able to spend time working within all Scotland offices as required and to travel within the UK
35 Hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP 27,113 - GBP 30,603 per annum, depending on experience



Could you lead the British Red Cross Emergency Response service in Scotland?



We are looking for an Emergency Response Operations Manager who will lead the day to day function of all aspects of the service in Scotland. Supporting the management and strategic direction in the area, you will be focused on our local work with communities.

With excellent understanding of local needs and opportunities, you will manage and develop a service delivery team of staff and volunteers who will play a key role in supporting people in crisis



Meet the team
The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL/CR) supports people in the space between hospital and home and responds to the needs of people in crisis following an emergency; maintaining an extensive network of external relationships across health, social care, and emergency services.



This role might be for you if

You're a leader - you have experience managing staff, volunteers, and projects

You can prepare, manage, and monitor budgets as well as contribute to the development and achievement of operating plans

You're a great communicator - you have excellent public speaking and presentation skills



Closing date for applications is (23:59), Tuesday 11th December 2018.

Interviews will be held, week commencing Monday 17th December 2018.





We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy



A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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