Operations Manager

Closing Date:
July 31, 2017

Newport Women's Aid


This is an exciting opportunity for a new Operations Manager to join the senior team of our Domestic Abuse Service in Newport.

About Us:

Newport Women’s Aid was established in September 1975.  It is an organisation run by women, serving women in the community, who are suffering from domestic abuse.

Newport Women’s Aid Aims:

•To provide temporary refuge for women and their children who have had to leave their homes because of physical and/or mental violence.

•To encourage women to determine their own future and to help them achieve this, whether this involves returning home or starting a new life.

•To recognise and care for the emotional needs of the children involved.

•To offer support, information and help to any woman who requests it.

•To offer support and aftercare to any women who have left the refuge.

•To give each refuge resident an Individual Support Plan (ISP) in order to identify needs.  ISP is reviewed regularly and appropriate action taken.

•To provide a resettlement service to those families leaving refuge accommodation, which can offer practical and emotional support within the community.

•To educate and inform the public, media, police, courts, social services and any other organisations of the   incidence of violence towards women, mindful of the fact that this is the result of the general position of women in society.

Job Role:

The Operations Manager will take responsibility for the day to day operational running of all Newport Women’s Aid Services with the support and guidance of the Director as well as the Trustee Board.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and support of NWA’s internal operations to ensure that the organisation is well run; and that staff and volunteers have the information and structures in place to perform well in their roles.

The Operations Manager is a key member of the Management Team and will work with all staff to ensure that NWA is dynamic, responsive and efficient in its day to day operations.

Full Job Description available for download here: Operations Manager JD 040717

Additional Information:

Due to the nature of the role it is only open to female applicants (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1) You can find out more about the sex equality act here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equality-act-2010-guidance

To Apply:

To apply please download the application pack below:

Application Letter Ops Manager 040717

Equal Opportunities Statement 09072014

Equal Opps Form

NWA Application Form

Newport Womens Aid Annual Report 2015-162 (1)

Please return completed application forms to:

Private and Confidential,  Director, Newport Women’s Aid, 56, Stow Hill, Newport NP20 1JG

If you have any questions or would like any further information about the role please contact 01633 840258 and ask for a member of the management team.