Contract type: Fixed term
Salary : £33,591.00 - £43,305.00
Closing Date: 6 August 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Service and Role information
Would you like to manage and lead a unique Transition and Training Scheme which will engage with young people at an early stage in their journey to build independence and where appropriate provide a short term realistic experience of independent living support?
We are looking to recruit a Children Service Manager at the Bays+ @ Info_Nation service, Barnardo's Cymru Western Bay Locality.
About the Transition and Training Scheme and Bays+ @ Info Nation Service
The aim of the service is to engage with young people at an early stage in their journey to build independence and, where appropriate, provide a short term realistic experience of independent living. This will help the young person to make better informed choices about their immediate and future housing options (e.g a return to foster/residential placement, a move into supported housing, a move into the private rental or social housing sector, or where safe to do so a return home).
The Bays+ @ Info_Nation is a centrally based service which provides a range of support functions (including some statutory functions) which safeguard and improve the well-being of vulnerable young people including:
About the Role
As the Children's Services Manager you will be responsible for developing and leading this new and innovative service. You will be responsible for:
You will have (essential criteria):
You must demonstrate in your application that you currently use the skills outlined above, and in the Job Description/Person Specifications, or have used them previously in employment, education, training, volunteering etc.
This post is fixed term and subject to funding until 31st March 2020.
Secondment applications from internal staff and partner agencies linked with the Bays+ @Info_Nation service will be considered.
You will be expected to be flexible in your working arrangements in line with your contract and grade. On occasion, alternative or additional hours may be required to be worked out of normal business hours as the service operates 7 days per week.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
Os hoffech wneud cais am y swydd hon yn Gymraeg, cysylltwch â'r Tîm Recriwtio os gwelwch yn dda.
Ynglŷn â Barnardo's
Mae Barnardo's yn credu mewn plant - pwy bynnag ydyn nhw, beth bynnag maen nhw wedi'i wneud, neu beth bynnag maen nhw wedi'i ddioddef. Darllenwch am ein sylfaen a'n gwerthoedd drwy ddilyn y ddolen isod. Gofynnir cwestiynau i chi amdanynt fel rhan o'r broses recriwtio ar gyfer y swydd hon.
Mae Barnardo's wedi ymrwymo i gael gweithlu amrywiol a chynhwysol ar gyfer staff a gwirfoddolwyr. Rydyn ni'n mynd ati i annog ceisiadau gan bobl anabl, pobl Dduon, Asiaidd ac o Leiafrifoedd Ethnig a gan ymgeiswyr sy'n ddynion gan nad ydynt wedi'u cynrychioli'n ddigonol yn Barnardo's.
If you wish to make an application for this role in Welsh, please contact the Recruitment Team.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
Our basis and values
Full details and application documents here
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