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The Hive, Wirral Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting team coupled with the skills that our roles require, please apply today.

How to Apply – please take the time to read about the role and closely match your application information to the person specification. Completed application forms should be e-mailed to recruitment@thehiveyouthzone.org or sent by post ensuring correct postage is applied to: Recruitment, The Hive, Wirral Youth Zone, Bright St, Wirral, Birkenhead CH41 4EA. If you want to volunteer at The Hive please click here for more information or complete the application form below.

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As a brand new charity in Wirral, The Hive Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting project please check out our wide range of volunteering opportunities by clicking here.

Please note applicants for all positions at The Hive must be

aged 18 and over

Click below to view our Hive applicant privacy notice

https://www.thehiveyouthzone.org/hive-applicant-privacy-notice/

Chief Executive Officer

Salary: £45,000 to £55,000  (dependent on experience)

40 hours per week  – To start early 2020

This is an exceptional opportunity for an influential individual to bring passion and leadership expertise to a high profile and career enhancing role based within a successful, inspiring charity dedicated to improving the lives of young people in Wirral.

The Board of Trustees of The Hive Youth Zone are seeking an exceptional individual to provide inspirational leadership to enable The Hive to continue to achieve its vision for young people.  Together with the opportunity to make a positive difference for young people, the successful candidate will work alongside a committed Board of Trustees, dedicated staff and volunteers and supportive patrons and funders.

The Hive Youth Zone is a state-of-the-art £6 million facility for young people, it opened its doors in April 2017 and they have been open 7 days a week and during the school holidays ever since, providing somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Part of the OnSide Youth Zones’ network, The Hive provides a wide range of sporting, artistic and recreational activities for over 3,000 members, aged 8-19 and up to 25 for young people with a disability. Facilities at the Youth Zone include a four-court sports hall, climbing wall, a floodlit 4G all-weather pitch, fully equipped gym, skatepark, dance studio, music space, multimedia room, recreation and games area, café and arts area. The running costs are c.£1.6m per annum, funded by Wirral Council, Founder Patrons, other donors and the community, with significant potential to grow the grants and trusts family.

Duties and Responsibilities – Overview

  • To maintain the £1.6 million annual income required to operate the Youth Zones, and to grow the reserves fund required to deliver and sustain the long-term future of the Youth Zone.
  • To lead, inspire and motivate the team of c. 100 staff and volunteers in the delivery of an exceptional service for young people.
  • To develop and maintain relationships with key strategic partners, stakeholders and major donors.
  • To spend time at other Youth Zones and participate in OnSide’s Leadership Talent Development Programme as part of an intensive period of induction.

The Person

You will:

  • Have a proven track record of success in inspiring and leading teams to deliver exceptional results, strategic business planning and implementation.
  • Have managed significant financial budgets.
  • Be able to demonstrate income generation skills, together with outstanding communication, relationship-building and influencing skills.
  • Have an ambitious and results driven approach, with the ability to move easily from the strategic to the practical and be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for making a difference to the lives of young people.
  • Be flexible in your approach and a true believer in the aims of OnSide and The Hive.

 

For full role details please click link below;

Hive Chief Executive – Briefing Document

Application Process

Closing date for applications:         Midday, 22nd November 2019

Assessment day:                              W/c 2nd December 2019

Please email a CV to hr@onsideyouthzones.org  together with a one page covering letter setting out your reasons for applying for this position.  In addition, please provide the following information:

  1. Details of your current or most recent remuneration package and notice period;
  2. If you have at any time been convicted of a criminal offence; please provide the details in strict confidence*;
  3. Whether you hold a current full driving licence;
  4. How you found out about this position.

 Please note – CV’s without cover letters will not be accepted.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion or visit to The Hive, please contact Stuart Barnes, Interim Chief Executive by email at stuart.barnes@thehiveyouthzone.org

 

The strength of the OnSide Network of Youth Zones is the diversity of its people, we place huge value on different people doing things in different ways and we welcome applications from what might be considered none traditional backgrounds. The one thing we all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country. The Hive Youth Zone – Wirral is committed to the safeguarding of young people. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

 

For information regarding how OnSide Youth Zones processes your data, please click here https://www.thehiveyouthzone.org/hive-applicant-privacy-notice/

 

 

Make a difference tab

Make a difference….

As a brand new charity in Wirral, The Hive Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting team please check out our wide range of volunteering opportunities by clicking here.

Click below to view our Hive applicant privacy notice

https://www.thehiveyouthzone.org/hive-applicant-privacy-notice/