Outreach Assistant Manager

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
The salary for the role is £27,741 - £29,599
Posted
11 Feb 2021
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Job Ref
#23595
Contact
Worcestershire Children First Social Work Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

 

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of children & young people in Worcestershire?

There is a new and exciting opportunity to join Worcestershire Children First’s expanding Outreach Team

Worcestershire Children First’s Outreach Team provides specialist support to young people living in supported living and Supported Boarding placements across Worcestershire. We set a very high standard and this is reflected by all the positive outcomes we achieve for the Young people we support. We are currently recruiting for the position of Assistant Manager. You will be an experienced practitioner in working with young people and hold Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce or equivalent.

The team currently consists of 23 Outreach Workers and manage 38 In House Supported Living and Supported Board and Lodgings Placements.

The successful candidate will require strong leadership skills as well as knowledge and experience of working within an exciting and demanding team. They will need to have the ability to recognise, acknowledge and have regard to confidential and sensitive matters. Being able to be flexible and working well under pressure to meet the needs of the service will also be critical.

If you want to work with a supportive team who really do make a difference to the lives of young people in Worcestershire, then this could be the chance for you to shine. This is a rare opportunity to work for Worcestershire Children First, who recognises the importance of supporting, training and developing the staff who deliver services for children and young people. As well as a competitive salary for this role we offer a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and childcare vouchers.

The role is full time (37 hours) and requires working on a shift pattern including weekend working and sleep in shifts.

The salary for the role is £27,741 - £29,599

Informal enquiries: Please contact Paul Webber on 01905 844 282 or email pwebber@worcschildrenfirst.org.uk  

To apply please send a CV and Covering Letter to socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

Please ensure that your covering letter details how you meet the person specification for this role.

Closing date for applications: 28/02/2021

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