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CCP - Caring for Communities and People

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CCP - Caring for Communities and People
Finance Office
340 High Street
GL50 3JF

Tel: 0300 365 8999

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Service Manager, Family Services (Gloucestershire) - CBS216


*This role is a temporary maternity cover*

An exceptional opportunity has arisen within our Community Based Services to join our Family Services team as a Service Manager.  The role is primarily based in Cheltenham with an expectation to travel in Gloucestershire.

As the Service Manager you will be supporting the Director of Service by undertaking direct management of multiple contracts that are designed to support children and families, by providing preventative and targeted support. The Service Manager has oversight of the all the projects, ensuring all staffing, contractual, legal and quality audit requirements are in place. You will be able to plan, manage and coordinate multiple projects to ensure all stakeholder requirements are met; these projects include, Early Help Family Support service, Family Advocacy, Youth Work, Social Prescribing for children and young people and commissioned family placements.  You will be expected to line manage staff, lead on recruitment and support the overall strategy of the service, including maximising opportunities and ensuring the highest level of service is delivered across the board.

This opportunity would suit a person who is currently in an established Service Manager position, or in a middle management level role who has the tenacity and drive to progress into Service Management, along with having the passion to develop the service further within its field. The successful individual will need to have a flexible approach to working to meet the needs of the service and some travel will be required between service areas.

CCP exists to transform lives, our priority is to people who have serious and immediate need, equipping them to meet the demands of an ever-evolving society. Within the Community Based Service division this means you will be overseeing the operational needs of the service and have direct accountability for the workforce within these project areas.

CCP are a vibrant and dynamic organisation which is at the forefront of supporting and helping people and their communities across the South West and the West Midlands.

Here are 5 things our people like about working for us:

1) Making a difference - You will be able to make genuine difference to people’s lives

2) People first - People are at the core of our organisation and our decision making

3) Flexibility - As an organisation, we try to be as flexible as we can

4) Progression - We have clear routes of progression for people whether that be career, skills, training or personal development

5) Embracing opportunity - We listen to ideas and embrace opportunity, we want to utilise your skills

If these things appeal to you then please read below on how to apply:

*CCP reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.

Job Description

For the Successful Applicant:

Please ensure with your application you include referencing that covers last five years. Delays in references being returned is likely to impact processing your application, references are only contacted after a provisional offer it made.

This role is subject to enhanced DBS checks to ensure timely processing, please look at what documents can be accepted

You will be asked to provide these at interview, (for unsuccessful candidates these copies will be destroyed), all information with be processed and managed in-line with GDPR.

In line with CCP's safe recruitment policy, appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.

Application forms are available to download by clicking on Apply Now.

Our commitment to you:

As one of only 2% of UK employers to have achieved the coveted Investors in People Gold (6th Generation) accreditation, we offer our people:

  • 25 days leave per year as well as Bank Holidays, rising by one day per year for every year of service (capped at 30)
  • Perkbox membership entitling you to a range of discounts on shopping, retail and leisure purchases amounting to savings of more than £800 per person per year on average *
  • Cash-back health plan, giving you money back on day-to-day healthcare like dental and optical care, prescriptions and GP appointments *
  • Yearly Away Days, monthly ‘Hub’ lunch socials, keeping you connected to the heart of the organisation, consulting you about key decisions
  • Monthly support and supervision, supporting your wellbeing and development
  • Bespoke training package to help you map your own career – train to be a CCP leader of the future, or a subject matter expert in a field of your choice
  • Contributory pension scheme

*Subject to successful completion of your probationary period.

Closing date for applications: 20 January, 2021* Interviews to be held : 29 January, 2021

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum + benefits

Hours Per Week: Full time 37.5 hours per week

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