An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational leader with the skill, energy and enthusiasm to manage Become’s services and programmes, making a real difference in the lives of children in care and care leavers.
At Become we are committed to putting children and young people at the heart of everything we do. Become’s programmes and services support children and young people in care and young care leavers to achieve their full potential, empowering them to take an active role in the key decisions and processes that impact them. Young people’s voices, opinions and needs are at the heart of our work. We take a holistic, trauma-informed, service user led approach in our work providing tailored advice, information and support. We are now looking to recruit a highly motivated Manager to manage and deliver this important provision.
You will be responsible for managing our services staff team (1 senior officer and 3 officers), as well as the management of our existing programmes services, including our flagship Care Advice Line, coaching programme, Propel programme for further and higher education, workshop delivery, holistic 1:1 support and project managing new and upcoming programmes that support children in care and young care leavers.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Significant experience of project and service management, team management and an aptitude for delivering services online.
- Strong knowledge of the needs of children in care and care leavers, excellent safeguarding practice and experience of developing high performing frontline teams.
- Experience in effective service design and delivery, development of processes and systems.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
Application closing date: 9am on Monday 1st February 2021
First stage interviews / informal chat team will take place w/c 8th February 2021.
At Become we value and celebrate people’s diversity and believe this strengthens our team. As an organisation serving children in care and care leavers, we are keen to receive applications from people with experience of care and recognise the importance of having care experienced staff within our team. We are also actively seeking to bring more diversity of perspectives and experience and especially welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in our organisation.