Head of Service - Children & Young Peoples Services

London (Greater)
£54,072.95 per annum plus £2,800.00 London Weighting
02 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Service - Children & Young Peoples Services

We have a new role: Head of Service – for our Children and Young People’s Services.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and creative leader, who is passionate about providing services to Children and Young People and developing ground breaking responses to issues relating to Serious Youth Violence.  

You will need:  

  • To be committed to supporting Children and Young People.
  • Have an excellent understanding of the impact of crime and the experience of the criminal justice system on young victims and witnesses.
  • A proven track record of success in delivering services with a multi-million pound contract value.
  • To identify, develop and promote opportunities to grow and develop services, improving their impact and reaching more children and young people.
  • To promote advocacy and peer support services for young victims and witnesses, ensuring that their needs are heard and understood through direct involvement in service design. 

You will: 

  • Develop teams and individuals that are effectively supported and high achieving.
  • Demonstrate a genuine openness to feedback and will seek to learn from others.
  • Have enhanced experience in terms of managing risk and safeguarding across a variety of services.
  • Have success in forging successful partnerships with a wide range of internal and external bodies.
  • Some unsocial hours working may be necessary.


  •  Pension and life assurance.
  • 28 days annual leave (pro-rata.)
  • Voluntary benefits.
  • The opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.


  • Should provide good evidence against the essential criteria in the person specification.
  • If you have the drive to make a difference within an organisation which makes a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

We welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Interviews will take place on the 25th October 2019.

To apply, please follow the link in he apply button, create a profile in our website (jobs section) and complete and submit an online application form.​

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