Neighbourhood Youth Manager
Location Wythenshawe, Manchester
Full time, 35 hours per week
Closing date: 8th August 2022
Interview date: 30th August 2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a Neighbourhood Youth Manager to join us!
You'll strategically lead, manage and develop the offer for children and young people including the management of staff, partnerships, resources and buildings as well as overseeing a targeted service for young tenants through a casework model. Undertaking strategic and operational responsibilities for service delivery, you’ll help to develop stronger partnerships with members of the Youth Alliance and other organisations to enable young residents to live well now, and into the future. Working alongside colleagues across the business, you’ll help to develop and source funding, resources, and partnerships to meet community development objectives.
What we’re looking for:
Experience of working with young people in a range of settings including those with challenging behaviour and of developing and delivering services for young people.
To have held a similar role, managing multi discipline staff / teams and of leading and motivating the team to perform to the highest Standards.
- Experience of securing funding and managing externally funded projects, and reporting on outcomes achieved to a variety of funders
Hold a relevant qualification / Degree in a youth work and/or NVQ Level 4 in Youth and Community Work.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages almost 14,000 properties, providing homes for more than 29,000 people in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.
We are committed to investing in the health, wellbeing and development of colleagues, who we will reward fairly and empower and trust to deliver their best work for the benefit of WCHG, our tenants and stakeholders. WCHG is an inclusive employer of choice where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose. A disability confident employer WCHG will work to make reasonable adjustments where possible throughout its employment processes.
Our purpose is to provide good quality homes and services to our tenants and leaseholders and to play a leading role in creating safer, healthier communities. WCHG boasts an impressive development portfolio which aims to deliver on average 1,100 new homes over the next five years with £195m estimated investment, leaving a lasting legacy in our communities.