Salary Range: £49,866 - £53,042 pa
Hours: 37 per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of 2 Service Managers to manage our Specialist Adolescent Service Hertfordshire (SASH) covering the East and West of the County.
You will be providing management support and oversight to busy teams dealing with a range of tasks to deliver high quality services to children and their families. You will require excellent communication skills, a good understanding of the needs adolescents and families in need of support ,an ability to work under pressure and challenge practice where appropriate both internally and with our external partners. Management experience is essential and a relevant social work qualification.
The SASH service aims to improve the lives of young people and their families. Using the skills and experience of its own staff and through a wider partnership it delivers intensive multi-agency support through which vulnerable young people and their families are provided with effective, child-centred safeguarding interventions, underpinned by trauma informed practice. The service ensures that the right young people are in care and that where possible they are able to remain within their own community.
The Specialist Adolescent Service (SASH) consists of four multi-disciplinary area teams and two cross-county teams, one with a focus on Youth Justice the other on adolescent safeguarding. SASH works with young people and their families with the following presenting issues:
- Child Sexual Exploitation
- Child Criminal Exploitation
- Family Breakdown – preventing children becoming Looked After
- Young People Missing from Home
- Young People at risk of radicalisation
- Children becoming Looked After
- Rehabilitation home after a period of being Looked After
- Homeless and potentially homeless 16 & 17-year olds
- Young People in the Criminal Justice System
Closing Date: Saturday 13th February 2021
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Jason Beaumont (Jason.Beaumont@hertfordshire.gov.uk)