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Vacancy for Centre Manager at Othona Bradwell

Residential Community Manager Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex

Othona is an open Christian community, welcoming people of all faiths & none, offering varied residential community & retreat opportunities to individuals, families & groups. In community we explore the relationship between faith and life and encourage one another in caring for the world and its people. 

We are seeking a full-time resourceful and practical resident Manager to lead and manage the Bradwell Centre - someone with a friendly, flexible approach, and a commitment to supporting and enabling community life by upholding the ongoing vision of Othona with its inclusive Christian ethos. 

The ability to relate to and welcome our visitors and to maintain a healthy community life for yourself and those you live and work with is essential. The key tasks are to: manage the day-to-day operations of Othona Bradwell (including recruitment and supervision of staff and volunteers), oversee administration, financial management, health & safety and safeguarding, and the maintenance of the buildings and grounds. You will work with committed, supportive trustees and volunteers to develop and implement plans for Othona’s future. 

Please visit the website for the job description, person specification and general information.

To learn more or for an informal conversation you are welcome to contact: Ruth Bull - Trustee/Bradwell Chair 

Steve Barnes - Othona Trustee, Bradwell Link 

Tim Fox - Retiring Manager 

Please send your application as a CV and covering letter to: 

Clare Gough - Othona Trustee Chair 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 14th November 2021. 


Interviews to be over the weekend of 4th and 5th December 2021.