Launchpad – Assistant Manager (Projects)


Remunerationc £22,000 per annum

Holidays: 33 days includes bank holidays.

Hours: 37.5hrs per week

Additional Hours: Occasional out of hours, On-Call rota

The Service

Launchpad is a registered charity. Avondale House is one of two supported houses within Launchpad; it is a unique initiative benefitting homeless Veterans and their partners. Providing accommodation and support for up to 2 years helping Veterans make a successful transition into permanent housing and employment. Avondale House contains 32 self-contained, furnished flats in a safe and secure environment. It is in Byker, just East of Newcastle City Centre. Launchpad is of national importance, with Avondale House providing a local solution, working with local organisations to secure a stronger future for Veterans, reducing risk of homelessness and rough sleeping, dealing with housing, health and wellbeing, and training for employment. This is a permanent contract within a charity that is expanding its services.

Role Overview

The Assistant Manager (Projects) AM(P) will work with veterans, staff, volunteers and partner organisations to ensure that we plan and provide a smoothly run programme of activities, supporting veterans with mental health, substance misuse and social isolation issues. The occupant of the post will work with flexibility, creativity and collaboratively to expand the range of relevant activities for residents who require support with Motivation and Confidence, Health and Wellbeing, Training and Development, Employment and Accommodation. There are two main streams of the role by providing and encouraging participation in Diversionary Activities and developing, resourcing, managing and encouraging participation in Community Projects.

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