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Advice Manager

Organisation: Brent Irish Advisory Service
35 hours per week
£35,000 - £39,000
Location: Willesden, Greater London (Hybrid)
Deadline: 7 June, 2024

Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a real difference, every day, to people from all walks of life? This is an exciting opportunity for someone already working in an advice role and looking to take the next step in their career to join the Brent Irish Advisory Service (BIAS) as Advice Manager.

The Advice Manager will take the lead on BIAS’s day-to-day advice services, managing a small team of advice specialists to ensure that we provide the highest-quality service to our clients. You will need to have strong people skills and the ability to build good working relationships with staff and clients, along with excellent organisational abilities to ensure that projects are delivered on time.

This role will also involve working with the leadership team to help identify areas for future development and support grant applications and reporting, which will give you the opportunity to have a direct impact on shaping the organisation’s future strategy and direction.

If you are an experienced advice specialist and are looking to step up but don’t have all the skills required, please consider applying as we are willing to consider appointing the right candidate as a training and development role.

Key work areas and main duties

Staff management

Quality and service delivery

Operational support

Person specification

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. The job description is a guide to the nature of the work required of the Advice Manager. It is not wholly comprehensive and may be reviewed as required. We will also offer training opportunities to support your career development.

This role will be based in our advice offices but there may be some options for flexible working (i.e. one or two days per week).

About BIAS

BIAS is a local charity which has supported England’s largest Irish community in Brent for over forty-five years. We deliver our support through our welfare advice drop-in service, our Active Ageing Clubs and our Be-a-friend volunteer scheme. We raise over £1 million in extra income for the most vulnerable every year and have over 3000 attendances at our club services. BIAS has exciting plans for possible further expansion in 2024 and has a range of medium- to long-term grant funding, including from Ireland’s Emigrant Support Programme.

For further information about BIAS, please see our website www.biasbrent.co.uk

More information

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter (max. 1500 words) to recruitment@biasbrent.co.uk. Your cover letter should demonstrate how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for this role, with supporting examples.

For the full job pack, please see https://biasbrent.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/BIAS-Advice-Manager-Job-Pack_May-2024.pdf

The deadline for applications is 7 June 2024 but we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible as interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis.



Address: BIAS Brent
379-381 High Road
NW10 2JR

Email: recruitment@biasbrent.co.uk

Tel: 0208 459 6655