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Job Opportunity: Wild Goose Drop-in Centre Manager

“The Wild Goose saved my life by feeding me when I had nothing.”

– Former homeless person and recovered alcoholic.

The Wild Goose Drop-in Centre is the longest standing project of Crisis Centre Ministries. Through it we serve a wide cross-section of Bristol’s homeless community and those in temporary/supported accommodation. Alongside the provision of food we seek to engage with our service users and support them out of homelessness. We accept each person who comes, before we ask anything.

We’re pursuing the development of all our project areas to meet the increasing and changing needs of those we serve. We have our own plans, but what are your ideas? What is your vision for the development of this Drop-in service? We’re looking for someone who can bring their experience of running an efficient and inclusive service for the homeless, leading a team and engaging wider stakeholders through building strong partnerships. You will be an organised person and give attention to detail; you will be a leader bringing vision into reality; you will be passionate about delivering good food and high quality support services alongside advocating for service users.

As Wild Goose Drop-in Centre Manager you will be a full member of the Senior Management Team, reporting to the CEO.

  • Salary: Management scale which starts at £27k PA.
  • Full-time: 40 hours per week.
  • Work place pension with matched contribution of up to 5%.

Crisis Centre Ministries is a Christian charity that has been working in Bristol for over 30 years. We are dedicated to helping those with life disrupting problems, such as food poverty, homelessness and addiction, to establish healthy and independent lives.

There is an Occupational Requirement for this role to be filled by a Christian. Our Statement of Faith, and our Vision and Values, are available upon request. And Enhanced DBS is required.

The job description and online application form are available on our Documents page or can be requested by contacting

Applications, via an application form, must be submitted by 12 noon on Monday 1st October 2018 in order to be considered. Please send your completed application to: CVs may be submitted but only in support of the application form.

Preparatory work will be required ahead of interviews.

Contact from recruitment agencies or online platforms in relation to promoting this vacancy will not be responded to.

Posted: 10:46 on 30-08-18