Job Opportunity: Day Centre Manager (new post) at Routes to Roots in Poole, Dorset (salary up to £33k. Application deadline: 15 October 2021)

Routes to Roots (R2R) is a registered charity (no. 1155945) founded on Christian principles which supports rough sleepers, vulnerably housed (sofa surfers or in B&Bs) and newly housed (formerly homeless) adults in Poole, Dorset, regardless of their faith.

The charity is currently seeking to recruit to a new role of Day Centre Manager. Please forward details to anyone in your network(s) who may be interested in finding out more or applying. The deadline for applications is 10am on 10am on Friday 15 October 2021. Many thanks to Susan Gittins of Routes to Roots for asking us to circulate details.

The job advertisement reads:

Vacancy: Day Centre Manager

o Routes to Roots, Poole, Dorset.
o Salary: £29,577 – £32,910.
o Hours: 37.5 hours per week.
o Contract: Permanent

Are you looking for an opportunity where your skills will make a difference in helping to support homeless people and rebuild lives? Or are you looking to take the next step in your career?

“If this is the case for you then joining the Routes to Roots (R2R) team will be an opportunity for you to personally develop whilst supporting some of the most vulnerable members of our community. This is a new role, to manage the work at Routes to Roots’ new Drop In Centre, at the newly renovated Genesis Centre in Hill Street, Poole.

“Visit the R2R website for further information on this role and an application form or contact the R2R Office at

“Please send your application with covering letter and CV to

“The closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 15 October 2021.

“Interview and assessments will take place in Poole during the week commencing Monday 18 October 2021.

“It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced/standard DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.”