Service Manager (North London)
Are you passionate about supporting young people to achieve their potential? Do you want to work in a challenging, team-focused and rewarding environment? Do you have the skills to lead a diverse team to perform to the best of their abilities?
Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people. We provide a range of accommodation based and floating support services to vulnerable young people across London, Manchester, Yorkshire and the North East. Our vision is to end youth homelessness but until then we will continue to provide young people with a place to call home, tailored support and the opportunity to build the skills needed to sustain independent living.
This is an exciting Service Manager role based in Brent and Harrow and includes responsibilities for supported accommodation services and a small floating support service. The Service Manager is responsible for overall service delivery and performance management, providing effective leadership to achieve high quality outcomes for young people and working in partnership with Social Services teams. We are looking for an experienced manager with exceptional skills in establishing and maintaining positive relationships both internally and externally.
A key part of the role will be to promote a vibrant culture with an uncompromising commitment to excellence and a fully integrated support service, reflecting the needs of those accessing the service.
In return for your efforts you will receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development and a host of staff benefits such as interest free travel loan, stakeholder pension scheme entitlement (please see below for a full list of staff benefits).
Staff Benefits (following successful completion of probationary period):
- Annual Leave of 25 days per annum, rising by 1 day per year to a maximum of 27 days.
- Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career.
- Employer pension contributions of 3% (rising to 4% in April 2018)
- Clear career progression, linked to portfolio work, that enables movement up the pay scale
- Access to the Cycle 2 Work loan scheme
- Interest free Travelcard loan
- Childcare vouchersFor further information and to apply, please visit our jobs page
We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint. We welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people's services.
Posting Date: 6 April 2018
Closing Date: 23 April 2018 at 9AM
Location: Brent and Harrow
- Social Services
- Young People