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Wantage, Oxfordshire 13.37 miles
£20,000 - £22,000 per year pro rata
Communications Officer (part-time) sought, to publicise the fabulous new facilities and associated events at St Mary's Convent, Wantage.
Home-Start Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire 3.22 miles
Pro rata - £22,183 - £25,991 per year (FTE)
Home-Start Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire 3.22 miles
Pro rata - £22,183 - £25,991 per year (FTE)
Cogges Heritage Trust
Witney, Oxfordshire 10.01 miles
Unpaid role, expenses paid
SUDEP Action
OX12, Wantage 13.49 miles
£20,000 - £24,000 per year pro rata (Full-time equivalent at 37.5 hours)
Heart of Bucks
HP19, Aylesbury 19.43 miles
£20,000 - £25,000 per year
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Headington, Oxfordshire 2.64 miles
£34,788 - £37,849 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Purpose
The Senior YPSA Manager will oversee the Safeguarding of young people in the ‘young people’s supported accommodation’ (YPSA) service and will work closely with the Head of YPSA to ensure a safe, high-quality service is delivered. The Senior YPSA Manager will be a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for Oxfordshire Youth and will be the escalation point for any issues.

The Senior YPSA Manager will provide an exceptional standard of coaching to colleagues, to ensure the needs of the young people without our service are met both within their homes and within their community setting. We have ambitious targets for young people’s outcomes and the Senior YPSA Manager will be driven to help achieve our vision that young people in the YPSA grow to see themselves and be seen as, future change-makers.


Managing relationships expertly, with a wide range of stakeholders, in particular, housing partner Response and key departments at Oxfordshire County Council. This will enable the best opportunities for young people to reach the right people at the right time and to ensure slick and robust safeguarding is in place across the partnership. Additional stakeholders include the Virtual School for Looked After Children, a range of charities and
social enterprises, the Oxford City Council EET specialist team, Oxfordshire CAMHS and Oxfordshire County Council. The Senior YPSA Manager will work with the Head of YPSA and YPSA Managers to ensure all staff attend and implement learning from the wide range of training, consistent communicational and inspirational activities which promote self-development to in turn enable young people to turn their adversity into strengths and assets.

The Senior YPSA Manager will support YPSA Managers to ensure they and their team of Progression Coaches will receive high-quality training to ensure they feel confident and motivated to help build skills in emotional literacy, life skills, emotional regulation, physical wellbeing, financial empowerment, creativity and group skills. Youth work principles of reflective practice, active listening and co-design will drive your work ethic. Youth work approaches will be adopted by the Oxfordshire Youth YPSA team. Oxfordshire Youth has a bold new vision for this service; all YPSA team members will receive high-quality training to ensure they feel confident and motivated to help build an excellent service.

Key Responsibilities and Main Duties
The Senior YPSA Manager will be responsible for the following areas:
1. Act as a Designated Safeguarding Lead for Oxfordshire Youth: The Senior YPSA Manager will use their prior knowledge and expertise to address safeguarding issues that arise, provide advice and support to staff and liaise with other organisations and professionals as required. As DSL, the Senior YPSA Manager will lead on and develop all Safeguarding processes and procedures and will regularly review the policies relating to the safety and wellbeing of the service.
2. Management: To provide leadership and high-quality management of the YPSA Systems Coordinator and to provide cover for YPSA Managers in times of sickness and annual leave, filling in for management duties. Some on-call work may be required on a rota basis. To ensure that Safeguarding practices are engrained in all practices and to lead regular meetings to review safeguarding concerns are fully followed up and seen through until a closed.
3. Safety of Young People: To establish, maintain, and ensure robust safeguarding practices for young people and staff are in place and regularly reviewed in line with policy change and OSCB guidance. To ensure risk assessments are routinely updated and communicated with relevant team members.
4. Partnership: To work collaboratively with a wide range of local partners across the county existing teams. To liaise and build relationships with third sector organisations, ensuring Progression Coaches are embedded within our partner organisations and working collaboratively within the partner organisation.
5. Policy: To keep up to date with relevant and associated policy developments, e.g. housing and homelessness prevention, EET opportunities, CAMHS transformation requirements and the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board.
6. Reporting: Link with contract organisations to ensure robust management information and reporting arrangements are in place and report and track progress against key performance requirements.
7. Innovation of resources and tools: Be the lead for the development of tools and materials to support the implementation of community service provision and CYP participation.
8. Being a role model: Set and demonstrate good standards of work practice, with particular emphasis on maintaining professional boundaries.

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Oxfordshire Youth

Oxfordshire Youth has more than 70 years experience in providing support, guidance, training and life changing experiences for young people in ... Read more

Posted on: 15 June 2021
Closing date: 09 July 2021
Tags: Senior Management,Management

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