Operations Managers - permanent roles
Operations Managers: Supported Housing and Homelessness Prevention
Salary £30,390 per annum, plus benefits
CAYSH is a registered charity which has been operating since 1981 and provides services to young people between 16-21 delivering accommodation, advice and support services for young people facing homelessness. Each night we provide a safe place to stay for over 180 young people
Applicants will have proven experience of working in a fast paced environment with a commitment to providing high quality supported housing services to young people and providing support to families to prevent homelessness.
If appointed, you will lead and develop dispersed teams across north and south London to deliver high standards of support, guidance and engagement activities to young service users in supported housing, ensuring that safeguarding and child protection policy and protocol is adhered to. You will also manage teams providing supporting families to prevent homelessness and support to youth offenders and care leavers with additional needs.
You will be a major contributor to the development of new business opportunities, manage existing contracts and assist in the formation of the business plan. In the role you will ensure that performance and quality targets are met, develop policy and procedure and ensure service user strategies are delivered consistently across the service.
Successful candidates will have experience of auditing, monitoring and reviewing the quality of the service, ensuring that commissioners, external regulatory and statutory requirements are met, while recommending and implementing improvement. You will also manage service budgets and contribute to annual budget setting.
To succeed you must have extensive experience and a strong background in supported housing services or a background in homelessness prevention. You must be qualified or willing to work towards a level 5 qualification. Strong communication and presentation skills are essential as is extensive experience of leading, motivating and developing people and high performing teams.
Postholders participate on the out of hours, duty manager rota, for which an allowance is payable. You will need to be able to travel across a range of locations.
We cannot work with anyone who has been disqualified from working with children or subject to sanctions imposed by a regulatory or professional body. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore any convictions, cautions, or bind-overs need to be declared, including any that would normally be regarded as spent.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 5th February 2018
Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19th February 2018
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Please note that CVs will not be accepted and we will not accept referrals from agencies.