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Service Manager - Sheffield

Sheffield, Yorkshire
£350 to £450 Per Day
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Service Manager, who shares our values and who wants to make a difference.

We are looking for applicants who understand the challenges of working in a secure care setting and will strive to achieve the very best outcomes, alongside our multi agency partnerships.

You will need to have experience of working with vulnerable adolescents, who have complex needs and present high risk. Along with experience as a leader, line manager with responsibility for staff supervision. You will be highly motivated, with a strong social care background with the ability to effectively lead and inspire staff through the provision of strong, forward thinking and values bases leadership and management. You will have a high degree of inter-personal skills to work effectively across the centre, wider organisations and external partner agencies.

You need to be social work qualified and registered with SWE or equivalent and have extensive experience of direct work with children and young people. You will have a thorough knowledge of relevant legislation including up-to-date knowledge of inspection regulations, policies and procedures.

You will be creative and motivated to support service expansion and improvement. Our social pedagogic approach empowers staff to keep young people at the centre of their practice, grow their self-belief, and prepare them to reintegrate with the community. Aldine House Secure Centre is an option for young people aged 12-18 who can be accommodated on welfare, remand or custodial grounds. It is a 10-bed facility that is currently being extended to make it a 12 bed provision with the two additional places due to be operational by September 2022.

In addition to this we have just been awarded £1.1m by the DfE to improve the accommodation inclusive of a hair and beauty salon to train residents -demonstrating that we have an outstanding service looking to continuously improve and develop.

Though we maintain high levels of security and safety, we make sure the home feels like a home, not an institution. Young people take up opportunities to consider their actions and reflect on the consequences so they are ready to move forward when they leave the home. Because we provide a range of services, we can use our specialist knowledge from across the sector to help each young person. This includes high quality care, education and therapeutic work, all of which positively impact young people's lives. By showing young people the influence they can have over their own lives, they leave our home with improved self-esteem and positive decision making skills. Aldine House is situated in the country on the outskirts of Sheffield.

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  • Job Reference: 706414821-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tripod Allied Health
    Tripod Allied Health
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £350 to £450 Per Day
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent