Greater London
Permanent
Job description
London Area Manager (Based in Stratford)

Permanent contract

30 hours per week

£35,430

Stratford Office, London

The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local and national services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way.

You will be joining The Children's Society in London developing services for the most vulnerable children and young people. We have a strong track record of delivering a range of services including Trafficking; CSE and Missing; Refugee and UASC services across London. We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled senior manager

-To represent The Children's Society at a strategic level, in an account manager role, to drive change for children and young people and to contribute to increased impact and income through our commissioned and funded services for young people.

-Ensure that high quality and innovative work with children and young people shapes and contributes to The Children's Society's Strategy.

-To successfully lead and manage, both strategically and operationally, the development of services across London and build on our track record of innovative service provision.

In order to be successful in this role, you must have:

-Substantial experience of managing, developing and evaluating effective and innovative services for vulnerable children and families.

-Proven ability in leading and developing teams of staff and volunteers.

-A professional qualification in work with children and young people - or an equivalent qualification that demonstrates transferable skills and knowledge.

-Knowledge and understanding of the protection of vulnerable people and safe practice.

-An understanding of managing and leading continuous improvement against the background of innovation and challenge.

-Understanding of contract management, identifying and delivering success and holding others to account.



The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way.

This role sits within our children and families directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services within the London area.

The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer.

Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

The Children's Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

Therefore, candidates applying for work in our CYP Directorate will be required to complete an “Employment history_template” document prior to interview. The fully completed document should be loaded by the candidate at the point of uploading your CV.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 5th of April 2020.

Skype interviews will be held on the 15th/16th of April.
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Posted on: 20 March 2020
Closed date: 26 April 2020
Job ref: 3837
Tags: Management