Scheme Manager / Foyer Manager (Supported Housing)
Salary: £38,937 - £40,773 per annum
Manchester, The Lodge, Hulme
Hours: 35 hours Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm, Saturday (on a rota basis) between 8am and 8pm
Closing Date: 20th September 2021
Are you a dynamic leader looking for a rewarding role working with Young People from a range of backgrounds? Are you passionate about delivering a service that provides young people with better life chances and supports them to lead an independent life? If so read on…
Our client is opening a new independent living scheme for young people leaving care as part of their longstanding commitment to ensure young people get the support they need to move their lives forward positively. This is your chance to join an exciting new project, helping to shape their service from the get-go!
In conjunction with their Young Persons Service Manager, you will promote the Foyer as a great place to live and ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the local authority commissioned contract. You will lead and empower The Lodge team to provide an excellent service to their customers, ensuring performance, recruitment and funding targets are met in line with agreed targets and standards.
You will have a proven track record in this highly rewarding field with the skills and experience to ensure a high level of safeguarding and compliance are achieved for our client and the client group. You will be able to manage difficult situations calmly and be able to plan for and implement changes in service delivery. You will have an understanding of housing management with experience in monitoring arrears to maximise income for our client and residents.
The successful candidate will show enthusiasm and have a strong commitment to delivering a first-class young person’s service, with experience with a similar client group. You will have strong interpersonal skills and experience of managing staff and monitoring performance.
You will be expected to cover the Foyer Rota between the hours of 8am and 8pm, working 7 hours per day Monday – Friday and occasional Saturdays. You will also provide cover for other Young Persons schemes as required.
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and Vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As this post is based in a supported housing project for young people and children, the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced criminal records background check. Further detail on their commitment to safeguarding young people can be found in our Safeguarding policy attached alongside this vacancy’s candidate pack.
Our client offers an excellent benefits package including a company pension scheme, life assurance, employee assistance programme and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Applications are being reviewed as they come in and interviews arranged for shortlisted candidates on a rolling basis