Children Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,591 – £44,394
  • Barnardo's Threads, Paisley
  • Closing 7th March 2019

  • Advertised from 14th February 2019
  • Contract type: Fixed term Hours: 37.00
  • 1551


Barnardo's Threads model of holistic family support provides a range of individual and group work interventions including pre & post-natal education, parenting support, housing support and income maximisation, support to access community resources and explore positive destinations.

An opportunity has arisen for a Children's Service Manager Position and we are looking for a confident leader who can: manage a diverse staff team, lead high performance, create a culture of growth and contribute and influence strategic forums in Renfrewshire.

The successful candidate will have a developed understanding and experience of protecting children, such as, managing risk and promoting family resilience and as a registered Housing Support Service the successful candidate must meet SSSC registration criteria.

In addition Barnardo's Threads hosts a number of specialist services:

Connections: Support service for young women and their children affected by gender based violence.

Connections Plus: Support for young women with an additional support need, who are experiencing, or at risk of gender based violence.

Threads 1st: Support for young dads whose children may be affected by parental drug and/ or alcohol use.

Furthermore, the service is working across a number of initiatives including our attainment work with schools and our partnership with the local authority and volunteers to support Syrian families resettlement across Renfrewshire.

This post is currently an 18 months secondment cover.

For more information about this role please see the attached Job and person profile with the service addendum. Also you can contact Martin Mathieson, Assistant Director Children's Services on 07717861485.

Application notes

Closing Date:7 March 2019

Interview Date:21st March 2019

To find out more and to apply, please see our website.