Community Service Development Manager – Children & Young People
Closing date: Tuesday, 1st Dec 2020
Salary £17.66 per hour/£32,141.20 per annum
Weeks per Year 52
Annual Leave 25 days plus 10 days bank holiday
DBS Enhanced with child barring
Full Job Description and Personal Specification available to download
At Henshaws we are devoted to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Sometimes this can be the smallest of things and other times something that adds a real wow-factor to a person’s life. We see our work changing people’s lives for the better every day.
We are recruiting for a Community Services Development Manager – Children and Young People to develop Henshaws Knowledge Village and Community Services to support Children and Young People.
As a member of the senior management team you will play a key role in the strategic development of Henshaws Knowledge Village and Community Services to support Children and Young People.
You will ensure Henshaws continues to develop and lead on the award winning and nationally recognised service provision.
You will work strategically with partners and share our knowledge to our CYP community across Greater Manchester, Merseyside, the UK and beyond.
You will lead on our triangle of care strategy for CYP; an alliance between service user, professional and carer/wider support network, to support enablement, habilitation and sustain well-being and independence.
You will take the lead to ensure services are developed and delivered to the vision and values of the society, and opportunities are presented in light of the society’s evolving strategy and direction.
To work with the Community Services SLT and director to continually review operations, review and implement Henshaws CYP strategy to establish long term financial sustainability.
To operate effectively as a project manager and oversee the successful management, monitoring and reporting of contracts, service level agreements ensuring contractual and reporting compliance.
To proactively seek out emerging opportunities and reinvigorate existing partnerships in light of the charity’s evolving CYP strategy and direction.
To provide leadership and day to day management to staff members responsible for and Children and Young People Services across community services.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Experience of developing and implementing development plans including new income streams.
Experience, Knowledge of providing services to Children and Young People with a visual impairment or disability.
A relevant management/ project management qualification or evidence of Continuing Professional Development
Closing date Tuesday 1st December 2020 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.
Registered Charity No: 221888