Job Title: Scheme ManagerHours: Full timeCategory: Care & Supported HousingLocation: RadlettSalary: £29,076 paDescriptionHomelessness can significantly impact a young person’s transition to adulthood.
The need for youth-specific semi-independent housing, which adapts a trauma informed way of working, is integral to overcoming barriers to independence.
Our Services believe that every young person has the right to a safe home and the support needed to help them become independent / lead positive fulfilling lives.
We are looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our young peoples supported housing service in Radlett which provides supported accommodation to young people aged 16-18.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic team who are determined to help young people reach their potential and move towards independent lives.
We are keen to recruit individuals who care about supporting vulnerable young people to achieve their aspirations and goals, as well as understanding, promoting and embracing our values:
Putting our residents and service users first
Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
Developing passionate and committed teams
Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety
If you share our values and our passion for supporting young people, we would love you to work for us.
If you’re someone who is able to recognise the wishes and needs of vulnerable young people, respond well in a crisis and work independently, we will give you all the training and support you need to do the role.
We will help you develop your capabilities, provide you with exciting opportunities and work with you on your professional development throughout your role.
Ideally candidates will have 1 year’s management experience and at least 2 years’ experience working within the care & supported housing field/with young people.
About the role You will be:
Empowering the staff team to support vulnerable young people to lead independent and fulfilling lives with the support of a network of staff, social workers and other professionals.
Expected to use a positive approach to support the young people to develop independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning, budgeting and building their confidence so they can move on positively.
Empowering the staff team to enable the young people to access meaningful activity such as education, employment, training opportunities and volunteering.
Liaise with various external agencies jointly to ensure that the young person has a smooth journey
Line managing a staff team of Support Workers, Assistant Support Workers and Night Supervisors.
Managing rotas which will including organising annual leave and sickness cover
Supporting young people can often be challenging but incredibly rewarding.
Patience, compassion, resilience and creativity will be crucial in this role where you can make a difference to a vulnerable young person’s life.
The benefits In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:
Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
£29,076 pa for a 37.5 hour a week contract
Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
Annual salary and cost of living review
Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
Friendly and supportive team environment
Employee assistance helpline
Mileage paid for car usage