Regional Children Service Manager

Black Country Women's Aid

Let us introduce ourselves…

Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is an ambitious, dynamic exciting charity working across the Black Country and wider West Midlands providing support services to victims both adults and children of domestic and sexual violence and abuse, stalking, human trafficking and exploitation.

The services also support women within the criminal justice system, many of whom have been victims of violence and abuse.

Are you a highly skilled individual who can lead a team of specialist children and young people advocates who have been direct or indirect victims of abuse?

Are you committed to supporting children and young people to understand risk, build their resilience and encourage them to positive decisions about their lives?

Do you have good interpersonal skills, compassion, patience and understanding of the complexities of abuse but also know how to meet targets?

Do you value the voice of the child?
If you are self-driven, compassionate and hardworking with lots of ambition we would love to hear from you.

Job Role

Job Title: Regional Children Service Manager
Position available: 1 full-time position, 37.5 hours (Monday - Friday, 7.5 hours per day, covering Sandwell, Dudley & Walsall
Salary: £31,697.19 - £34,345
Closing date: 11 December 2023
Interview date: Week commencing 18th December

BCWA reserve the right to close this advertisement early if sufficient applications are received.

The Role:

The Children and Young People Manager is a new role that has been established following the success of funding from the Big Lottery and our local authority partners.

The manager will work with the Director of Community Services to consolidate the work supporting children within the directorate to develop longer-term sustainable services to children and young people.

You will be part of a team of experienced managers located within the Community Services directorate.

The role will have oversight of a team of advocates who will deliver a high-quality support, advice and guidance service to children and young people.

Support needs to be dynamic, creative and age-appropriate so knowledge of resources and expected outcomes/ impact is vital.

You will ensure that the advocates deliver the service in accordance with quality standards, contract requirements and key performance indicators.

Most importantly you are responsible for collating voices of children and young people their experiences and their journey so we can always learn how best to engage and support.

You will supervise, support and develop the team and create and maintain a culture of positivity as this work is challenging.

This role requires attention to detail on systems and processes, excellent interpersonal skills, focus on and commitment to exploring the experience of victims of abuse.

The post holder must be dynamic and responsive, able to build and manage a needs-led service that creates a supportive and caring environment for children and young people, enabling them to flourish and overcome trauma in safety.

If you are self-driven, compassionate and hardworking with lots of ambition we would love to hear from you.

Click "Apply" to be emailed information about how to complete your application.

Community Services Directorate

Black Country Women's Aid Community Services Directorate include;
, Community Domestic Violence and Abuse Support Services (Sandwell, Walsall and Dudley)
, Black Country wide IRIS (primary care) educator and advocacy service
, Black Country Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Services
, Black Country Children and Young person's service
, West Midlands Stalking Service
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975.

It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.
Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

The post holder must be female.

Employment checks

As a responsible employer we adhere to safer recruitment practice and all our employees are subject to the following recruitment checks:
Right to work in the UK

Under Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act, we, as a responsible employer need to ensure that we do not employ anyone illegally.

To avoid discrimination we treat all job applicants equally.

We, therefore, ask all candidates selected for interview to bring original documentation to show their Right to Work in the UK.

A copy of these will be taken.

Once the successful candidate has been appointed the unsuccessful candidate's documents will be destroyed confidentially.

You may be refused an interview if you do not bring the correct documents with you.

Following your interview, two references will be sought.

One of these should be your current or most recent employer or a professional character reference.

All positions are subject to DBS checks at the relevant level.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £31697.00 - £34345.00 per annum
  • Location: West Bromwich, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Contact: 2M Employment Solutions
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2023-11-13 13:19:24 -

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