Chief Operating Officer



Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove

Working hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £60,000 pa
Location: Hybrid working  – Flexible



Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, they provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.

The role is :

  • To lead on the development and implementation of the organisation wide operating plan and to contribute to the positioning of the organisation strategically.
  • To deputise when required for the CEO providing exemplary leadership and senior level oversight.
  • To enable and support teams through project management to fulfil their strategic and delivery objectives;
  • To meet our wider obligations in terms of operational performance.
  • To lead and develop organisational KPI’s and business indicators.


To arrange an informal chat, please contact Helen Rice at


At AWSBH staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
  • Eligible for Blue Light discount scheme
  • Part of an inclusive and committed team
  • Ability to make a genuine positive difference to people’s lives
  • 4% auto enrolment pension with Life Assurance


As an employer, they want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in the workforce. They believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling them to continually improve our services to the diverse communities they serve. They welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone and this includes making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.


Job description & Person specification: JD – Chief Operating Officer


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Closing date: 9 Oct, 2023

Interview Date: 16 Oct, 2023

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