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Family Services Manager

Salary details: £29,000 - £31,000 per annum dependent on experience

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Employer: Charities

Leeds Mencap



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Reason for Vacancy: Temporary Maternity leave cover

Hours per Week: 37.5

Closing date: 20 August 2019 05:00 PM

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JOB TITLE: Family Services Manager


SALARY: £29,000 - £31,000 per annum dependent on experience

HOURS: 37.5 hrs per week

ANNUAL LEAVE: 28 days per year plus public holidays

CONTRACT: Temporary, maternity cover role

LOCATION: The Vinery Centre, 20 Vinery Terrace, LS9 9LU.

Leeds Mencap’s Family Services Manager will be going on maternity leave at the end of October and so we need a knowledgeable and skilled manager to manage and develop the services in her absence. 

We anticipate the role will be for a period of 11 months as the Family Services Manager intends to return to work in September 2020.

For this key role we are looking for someone who has significant experience in working with children/young people with disabilities and their families or carers.  The successful candidate will also have substantial experience and knowledge in managing safeguarding and will take a lead safeguarding role in Leeds Mencap.

You will need to work hard and be flexible in your approach. You will have strong leadership skills to equip you to lead a diverse team of staff, students, volunteers and placements. 

You will be strong at planning and will have well developed organisational skills. You will be able to form productive and collaborative relationships and partnerships and will have excellent interpersonal, negotiation and listening skills to enable you to do this.

In return you’ll work in a stimulating and varied role with supportive, friendly and talented colleagues. You’ll also go home each day knowing you have made a difference to the lives of people in Leeds with learning disabilities and their families.

For more information about the post and to download an application form please see: http://www.leedsmencap.org.uk/get-involved/job-vacancies

Closing date:                       5pm Tuesday 20th August 2019 

Shortlisting:                         Friday 23rd August 2019

Interview date:                    Monday 2nd September 2019      

Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and two acceptable references.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.

The Council does not screen, endorse or affiliate with this company and accept no liability for any loss or damage that may be caused as a result of your responding to this company’s recruitment advert. Any complaints relating to this company, its advertisement or recruitment processes must be directed to the organisation.