Senior Service Manager Youth Work

Posted 26 January by Sugarman Health and Wellbeing

Senior Service Manager (Youth Work)

Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 (plus sleep rate & mileage paid additional as below)

Mileage: 25p per mile

Sleep Ins: £35.00

Location: Billericay

As a Senior Service Manager you will have a rewarding opportunity to support young people aged 16-21, who are leaving care, living in their own accommodation.

Do you?

  • Have a passion for supporting young adults at risk?
  • Have experience in Mental Health & Learning Disabilities?
  • Have experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour?
  • Have an NVQ or equally recognised qualification in Health & Social Care?

If you answered 'yes' to all of the above questions then this is role is ideal for you!

Our Objectives

  1. We will empower & support young people to overcome various challenge.
  2. We will integrate young people into their community & successfully secure a home/tenancy in their name.
  3. To deliver a tailored service to our young people.

Essential Information for this role:

This is not a 9-5 position and contracted staff will be required to work:

* Weekends / Bank Holidays (on a rotered basis) *

* Sleep In Shifts *

* On - Call *

* Happy to Drive in there own transport *

(Please note: there is a lot of driving involved within this role)

Main Duties

  • To Provide a quality service to young people working within government guidelines.
  • Support & Manage Support Workers with their workloads offering advice & support throughout.
  • To manage day to day operations including staff rotas, supervision etc. Ensuring the smooth running of the region.
  • Work in partnership with Local Authorities and external agencies i.e: Connexions, CAMHS etc.. To ensure the young person's needs are being met and a high level of service is being delivered.
  • Develop strong relationships with local communities to promote the inclusion of young people & opportunities for work, training & education.
  • To provide valued support, guidance & advice to young people in all areas of their daily life.
  • Promote Independence & Self Care Skills
  • Support staff and young people in meetings or visits to support agencies i.e - Drugs Services, AA & if necessary transport and attend these meetings with the young person.
  • Liaise with the young person's Social Worker/After Care Worker on a weekly basis. Providing updates & weekly reports.
  • Attend & contribute to relevant meetings i.e - Pathway Plans, reviews. This may include chairing these and supporting staff.

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Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • Children
  • Social Work
  • Support
  • Care
  • Youth Worker

Reference: 34332155

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