Manchester, Greater Manchester (Hybrid)
£32,910 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Summary

Gaddum is seeking a passionate and committed leader with a thorough awareness and background in children and/or youth services in voluntary settings. The post holder will ensure people who need support can access it, when they need it. Qualified in Social Work, Youth Work or other relevant community, health and social care, the post holder will have a demonstrable history of delivering or overseeing community programmes to children and/or young people in diverse populations.

The Services Manager for Children & Young People will be responsible for the operational development and day-to-day management of our passionate and dedicated colleagues across the following areas:

Line Management

Line management of client facing colleagues, students and administration in the below Service areas.

Client Services

1. Rochdale, Stockport and Salford Palliative Care Services: This specialist service supports the families of children with a life limiting or a life threatening illness. Our service is also offered after a child has passed away. Gaddum’s trained staff are able to work with parents, siblings and carers.

2. Manchester & Salford Child Bereavement Services: Gaddum Child & Family Bereavement Services provide needs-led therapeutic services for Manchester and Salford children and families, as they begin to explore their unique process of adjustment following bereavement.

Job Purpose.

To provide managerial leadership to a group of vital services that engage with Children & Young People at critical times in their lives. To operationally manage and develop these delegated services in line with the developing needs of the community, and ensure high standards and value for money to get the most out of every client contact.

To use local, regional and national intelligence to further enhance the support services for Children & Young People. Work closely with the Services Manager for Adults in implementing and working to agreed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS), holding teams accountable to them.

For further information see the Job Description and Person Specification

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Refreshed on: 29 June 2022
Closed date: 04 July 2022 at 12:00
Tags: Management, Social Work

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