Head of Accommodation

Location Flexible location, can be located at Queen Anne House in Cambridge CB1 1ND,
The Cresset, Bretton, Peterborough PE3 8DX
Wellington Street, Ipswich IP1 2NU
Pay £40,450 per year
Hours 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, some work outside of these hours may be required
Closing date 29th May


Job role


We have taken a fresh look at our management structure and this is a fantastic opportunity to join our accommodation team, to oversee our accommodation based services.


We are looking for an experienced senior manager with expertise and knowledge in providing accommodation based support services across a range of locations and at a senior level.


We have a new ambitious Accommodation Strategy to deliver and you will have the opportunity to develop and implement innovative services and evidenced based best practice across our services.


You will be responsible for the operational performance of the department including a range of key outcomes, contractual requirements, new business tenders and developing a culture of high performance amongst your teams.


You’ll be:


  • A decisive and effective leader.
  • An excellent communicator able to form and maintain effective working relationships with our stakeholders.
  • Organised and able to oversee the operations across a range of services.
  • Able to directly lead and motivate a group of managers across a range of locations
  • Able to oversee the financial management of the department



Days and hours


This role is 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, some work outside of these hours may be required according to the needs of the business.


Salary and benefits


In return we are offering a salary of £40,450 per year, additional benefits we offer are:


  • 27 days holiday per year plus public holidays
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Free use of our YMCA Trinity Group Gyms
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Closing date


The closing date for applications is Friday 29 May 2020 at 5.00pm. Interviews to be arranged for week commencing 8 June 2020.


Contact us


If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact our Accommodation Director: Amanda.Pauling@ymcatrinity.org.uk or call 01733 373179. Alternatively, email recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk.


Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (220KB, PDF), Information Pack (1MB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).



Alternatively, you can download and complete a word version of the application form (113KB, Word).

We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

Please forward to recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
PE3 8DX.


YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.