Charity registered in Scotland SC017093

Ypeople is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland with Company Number SC394447 and is a registered Charity with Charity Number SCO17093, with its registered office at Ypeople Building, 15 Dava Street, Glasgow, G51 2JA.

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Board Trustee x 2

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th May 2020

Ypeople has been at the forefront of supporting marginalised people and communities since 1824, working alongside children, young people, adults and families across Scotland to further our mission of supporting positive change in people’s lives.

As an organisation, Ypeople is going through an exciting time in our continuing evolution. Our new CEO joined us in January and with a recently appointed Chair and Vice Chair we are currently developing a new strategic plan, which will lead the organisation into its bicentennial year. To support us on this journey we are seeking to appoint two ambitious and passionate people to our Board of Trustees, allowing us to gain additional expertise that will be essential to our future success.

In terms of our specific requirements we are looking to identify a Qualified Accountant with strong governance exposure and a Senior IT Professional with relevant business transformation experience. With a strong commitment to the mission and core values of Ypeople, the successful candidates will also need to demonstrate board level understanding of organisational development and planning, experience of strategic leadership, sound independent judgement and the ability to think creatively.

This is a truly rewarding opportunity to join a values-driven charity with a first class staff and leadership team who really make a positive difference to the lives of the people they support.

This vacancy has now closed

Service Manager - Glasgow Key Fund

  • Full time
  • £26,965
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th May 2020

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?

Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers, and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s well-being and out of school care services.

We are recruiting for a Service Manager to provide support for our Glasgow Key Fund service. The Glasgow Key Fund provides a service between private property owners and tenants. This is a full-time, permanent role.

How you will make a difference:

  • Provide leadership and act as a role model to Ypeople staff and tenants.
  • Develop positive, respectful and compassionate relationships with people, focusing on their strengths and aspirations as individuals.
  • Providing support and leadership to Senior Development Workers and Development Workers.
  • Delivering the service to agreed specifications through effective engagement with landlords and letting agents in the procurement and management of properties ensuring they are fit for purpose and comply with legal, health and safety and corporate standards.
  • Ensuring tenants are provided with a high standard of support, meeting contractual obligations and individual need.
  • Arranging and facilitating regular support and supervision sessions with your team members, utilising best practice in performance management to ensure staff are supported to undertake their roles.
  • Actively contribute to your service and the organisations development and improvement.
  • Ensuring service users and staff are involved in the development and improvement of the service.

What you will bring:

  • Personal values aligned with Ypeople’s core values.
  • Qualified to (or willing to work towards) SVQ 4 in Health and Social Care and SVQ 4 in Management, or SCQF equivalent.
  • Knowledge of current relevant legislation, policies and strategies relating to housing, social work, social care and family support services.
  • Proven track record in effective coaching and people management.
  • Proven track record in effective service planning, performance management and quality assurance.
  • Undertake a leadership role in shaping best practice within the service.
  • Ability to create an environment which promotes co-operation, trust and open exchange of ideas.
  • Undertake a leadership role in shaping best practice within the service.

How we will support you:

  • Competitive salary, company pension, childcare vouchers, life assurance.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (6 weeks in the first year rising to 8 weeks from the second).
  • Excellent development opportunities (access to varied training and qualifications).

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