Prevention Services Manager

London, UK
21 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
At Depaul UK we are currently have an exciting opportunity for a Prevention Services Manager to come and join our London team. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis. In return you will receive a competitive salary of £33,794 per annum + pension and other benefits.

Depaul UK delivers a range of support and housing services around the UK for young people and adults at risk of homelessness. We provide services that prevent homelessness, increase the resilience of those we work with and energise opportunities for employment, education, training & volunteering. We're dedicated to putting our values into action to achieve a society where everyone has a place to call home and a stake in their community.

In return as our Prevention Services Manager, we can offer you:

- A friendly, flexible and values-led organisation

- Competitive salary

- 34 days of annual holiday, including bank holidays

- Contributory pension scheme

- Life assurance

As our Prevention Services Manager you will oversee our prevention services in London, with a team of 10 staff, with responsibility for Nightstop and Alone in London.

You will be responsible for ensuring our prevention services are delivered to a high standard in London, ensuring young people are supported to move forwards and progress.

You will be also working with our programmes team to ensure Sherborne House (the building where our London prevention services are based) is a welcoming, safe and engaging space for clients from the moment they arrive at the building, to the moment they move on.

You will be driven by delivering evidence based programmes, that have a lasting impact on our clients, and you'll be equally at home supporting your team, selling our work to potential funders, to monitoring outcomes on a spreadsheet.

What makes this role exciting?

- It's a great opportunity to enhance your management experience in the charity sector, supporting multiple services in an engaging role

- It's a chance to develop a holistic model or service that meets the needs of young people

- The role is based in our head office Sherborne House, where you will have a chance to help develop our space to ensure it is engaging for any young person accessing the building.

- You'll receive in-house training to help you perform your role

What will ideally support your success in the Prevention Services Manager role?

- Experience managing multiple services that support vulnerable people

- Experience managing complex contracts, monitoring outcomes and thinking of creative new ways to meet our targets

- Experienced at managing high performing teams.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work collaboratively and communicate across all levels of the organisation

- A good understanding of housing and homelessness, and the issues that young people face.

So, if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you'd like to become our Prevention Services Manager then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: 5th June 2019

An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this post. Our recruitment checks, induction and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.

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