Young People Support Manager

London (Greater)
£35,000 Pro rata (£21,000 per annum)
25 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Role: Young People Support Manager

LocationMSSC HQ London

ContractPermanent, 21 hours per week

Salary£35,000 Pro rata (£21,000 per annum)

Closing Date: 11th June 2021 

Interviews: 5th July 2021

Application: An application form must be completed.  

Supporting Statement: Please review the job description and person specification carefully. Using the person specification, please provide a supporting statement that highlights how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for this position. Please use examples to demonstrate your experiences, the examples can be taken from work, volunteering, or other relevant positions. Your Supporting Statement is an essential element in how we assess your suitability for this role.


Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK.  The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

We are seeking to recruit a Young People Support Manager, an exciting new positon within the MSSC’s Safeguarding & Young People Support Team.  

A key element of this role:

We are looking for an individual who is passionate and believes in empowering young people to have a voice and influence in their experiences.  You will work across the charity and develop inclusive mechanisms to engage young people in decision making.

You will work with young people and the adults who support them, in promoting cadet welfare, wellbeing and happiness. 

Key areas will focus on:

-       Working in partnership with young people to improve and further develop systems that ensure young people have a meaningful voice & influence in decisions that affect their lives, and their experiences within the charity.

-       Leading on the cadet welfare & wellbeing framework. 

-       Annual Cadet Conference.

Whilst this is a part time position, a flexible approach to work and working patterns is a must, as is the ability to work effectively and respond appropriately in challenging circumstances.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jane Sales, Head of Safeguarding & Young People support on 07783302242 or email

We are a national charity helping to develop lifelong learning skills for the youths of today. With strong links to the maritime sector and Royal Navy. The charity uses the impact of being on the water to change their lives. Offering great flexible work and benefits

Applications should consist of an application which includes a personal statement highlighting how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the person specification and job description. Without this, we sadly will be unable to consider your application for this role.

A recruitment pack can be downloaded below which details more information on the role.

Recruitment Pack

The MSSC are committed to safeguarding and therefore all applicants are expected to and have a commitment and understating of safeguarding best practices. All applications follow safer recruitment practices, which includes enhanced criminal & disclosure checks.  

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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