Job description
Service Manager Inside Out


Permanent but please note that the provisional end date for funding for this role is 31st March 2021.

37 hours

CN - £34,154.00

We are looking for a Service Manager to join our dynamic, ambitious team

The Inside Out service will provide intensive support services to looked after young people; and their carers/family; with complex and high risk needs.

A key part of this role will be your ability to work alongside the Safe Practice Manager co-ordinating the development of the Inside Out Service acting as a single point of contact for referrals from Essex Social Care.

The role will manage and oversee 4 Inside Out practitioners in Essex ensuring they receive high quality support and supervision.

To provide out of hours support for young people as part of a rota system, ensuring young people receive support by online & other mediums.

To work with the management team in the mobilisation and implementation of the Inside Out service across Essex in partnership with Commissioners and young people.

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

A relevant professional qualification such as Social Work or qualification in counselling, professional youth work or equivalent.

Substantial experience of working with vulnerable young people at risk (experience of work with Looked after children would be preferable)

Experience of multi-agency working/partnership working.

Experience of Managing, leading and supporting individuals and teams who are dealing with complex and sensitive issues

Skills for engaging, listening, sharing and using young people's views to shape the services that they receive.

Knowledge of monitoring and evaluating work and producing written reports of a high standard.

Experience of using case management systems and the accurate recording of project work

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 Safer Recruitment as per the recommendations made from the Bichard Enquiry, 2004. Therefore, candidates applying for work in our CYP Directorate are required to download, complete, and reattach the “Employment history template” document. The fully completed document should be loaded by the candidate if they get invited to an interview.

The closing date for applications is Midnight on 29th December 2019

Interviews will be held on 6th January 2020.
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Posted on: 10 December 2019
Closed date: 29 December 2019
Job ref: 3510
Tags: Management