Service Manager

Home Based
£31,029 - £35,066 per annum
25 May 2021
30 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type


Service Manager

Location: Home Based

Salary: £31,029 - £35,066 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 30 June 2021

Interview date: Monday 12 July 2021

NYAS is the leading provider of advocacy and associated service across the UK. NYAS shares the opinion that every child or young person experiencing care should have the same chance to live happy, healthy and rewarding lives as their peers.

If you are looking for a rewarding role with an organisation that makes a difference to young people’s lives, we want to hear from you.

NYAS provides independent monitoring services nationally which aims is to ensure that all residents within the homes are safeguarded and have their wellbeing promoted at all times. This service provides regular reports which are a reliable source of external monitoring to ensure that the provision has the leadership and resources as well as skilled and supported staff to meet the needs of each resident. The monitoring will also ensure residents are provided with a safe environment which promotes the their wellbeing.

We are looking for a new Service Manager to work alongside our current Service Managers to co-lead and be responsible for the delivery and development of the service which includes the management of staff and contractors. You will work to ensure that the service is delivered to a high standard and is within budget.

You must have knowledge and experience of residential care for children and adults plus experience with quality assurance.

This is a home based role however, there is an expectation with the needs of the role to travel nationally with occasional overnight stays and attend NYAS offices as required.  

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the job description attached. Requirements include:

  • Professional qualification in a relevant field
  • Substantial proven experience in delivering direct work with children, young people and adults in a social care setting
  • Experience and understanding of child and adult safeguarding procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to a high standard both orally and in writing

In return for joining NYAS you will receive the following benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years (pro rata)
  • Company sick pay
  • Salary sacrifice pension contributions
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme

For more information and to apply please visit our website. Please click the 'apply' button to be redirected. 

NYAS operates robust safe procedures to ensure the protection of the children, young people and adults at risk we work with. To comply with NYAS’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, references and a Digital Risk Assessment.

NYAS is an equal opportunities employer

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early once we receive a high number of applications.

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