Young People’s Support Manager 

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£36,236 per annum
06 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Young People’s Support Manager 


Would you like to lead and manage our exciting service in central Cambridge, working with young people aged 16/17 who are in care and have complex needs?

Could you build a strong staff team to provide this unique and intensive support service?  Can you supervise staff in their work with young people, helping them to build life skills, address issues and discover and pursue aspirations?  Are you creative, resourceful, resilient and committed?  Do you want to make a real difference with young people?  If so, we would love to hear from you.

Based in Cambridge

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £36,236 per annum, plus an additional £110.21 per week when on-call.

We are looking for an exceptional person who has a high level of skill in leading staff teams and in working therapeutically with young people with complex needs. Our successful candidate will also be an experienced manager who is confident and assured, and able to respond effectively to opportunities and challenging situations, delivering a highly personalised support service.

For more information on the service visit our website

To talk about the roles informally please contact Maggie Bending, Community Support Manager on 01223 713555

For further details and how to apply please visit our website by clicking apply, to complete an application form, or alternately send your CV and supporting statement telling us about your skills, knowledge, experience and any qualifications that you consider relevant for the post that you are applying for. 

Applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as part of the recruitment process.

Benefits include:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Final salary pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee assistance provided by BUPA
  • First class training and development.

Closing date for completed applications: Sunday  23rd July 2017

Shortlisted applicants will visit the service on Tuesday 1st August, and interviews will be held in Histon, near Cambridge on Wednesday/Thursday 2nd/3rd August 2017

If you have not heard from us within one week of the closing date then please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.