Service Manager - Children & Young People

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Portsmouth, Hampshire
£29,317 (rising to £30,069 after the first year of service)
09 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A rare and unique opportunity has arisen for a Children & Young People’s Manager within The Roberts Centre. The Roberts Centre is a local charity that enjoys an enviable reputation for its work with families, children and young people and has achieved national recognition for its high-quality services.

Job Title: Service Manager - Children & Young People
Hours: 39 (Tuesday – Saturday. NB at least once a month hours can be changed to allow for a Saturday off)
Location: Crasswell Street, Portsmouth
Salary: £29,317 (rising to £30,069 after the first year of service)

We are looking to recruit someone who is highly motivated and skilled in children and young people’s services.

As The Children & Young People’s Manager, you will manage two of our flag ship projects: Child Contact Services and The Boost Pathway.

You will have a ‘can do’ attitude, share our values and have the passion to help us to improve the lives of Children and Families.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience of managing highly skilled staff teams and be qualified to degree level.

In return the successful candidate will receive; a generous annual leave entitlement, a comprehensive pension scheme with generous employer contributions, in death service benefits, an individual development programme, in house training days, an employee counselling line and the chance to work with some amazing people.

The Services

Child Contact Service, are provided Wednesday – Saturday with some handovers on Mondays. This service provides children with a safe and enjoyable space to spend quality time with their non-resident parent or family member.

BOOST Pathway, provides life skills training and on-going support to young people leaving care until they are 25 years old. It also provides up to 10 units of supported housing and 2 training flats and is also supported by a highly experienced team leader.

Successful applicants will be required to provide an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by The Roberts Centre.

Closing date: Friday 25th October
Interview date: Monday 11th November

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Application packs are available by telephoning Lin Kitchener, HR Manager on 02392 296919 or Emailing

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