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Service Manager, Young Carers and Young Adult Carers- Carers Bucks

  • Location: Countywide
  • Ref: FS06901
  • Closing date: 28 February 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time

The opportunity

Salary:  £32k to £35k based on experience

Hours: 37 hours per week (including some evenings and weekends) 

Type of position: Permanent  

Responsible to: Chief Executive 

Responsible for: Carers Bucks and Carers Milton Keynes Young Carers and Young Adult Carers Services 

Direct reports: Young Carers Team Coordinators x 3, Young Adult Coordinator, Carers Bucks Volunteer Coordinator 

Office Base:  Ardenham Court, Aylesbury but working across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes

About us

Carers Bucks (Carers Trust Bucks and Milton Keynes) and Carers Milton Keynes are well established local Charities.  Between them they have a turnover in excess of 1.7 million pounds and employ over sixty staff and hundreds of volunteers.  Since 2004 they have been the main providers of support services to unpaid family carers in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.  They support over 15,000 carers and this number is growing. 

The Young Carers and Young Adult Carers support services are important specialist services within those provided by both charities.  They support nearly one thousand five hundred young people with a staff team of twenty.

Please visit our website: http://www.carersbucks.org

About the role

Are you passionate about helping young carers get the support they need to flourish and reach their potential?  Leading a team of twenty staff supporting over a thousand young carers across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes, as Young Carers Service Manager your vision and management skills will help to take this growing services forward. 

As a member of the Senior Management Team reporting directly to the Chief Executive you will also help to shape the future of all of the work of Carers Bucks and Carers Milton Keynes.

The Service Manager Young Carers and Young Adult Carers has the responsibility to provide vision, leadership and management to the young carers and young adult carers services, staff and volunteers.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and it requirements.

Other Information

Closing date for applications is 5.00 p.m. on 28/2/18. 

Interviews will take place on 8/3/18. 

Application forms to be returned to mail@carersbucks.org or Carers Bucks, Ardenham Court, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8HT. 

Carers Bucks is an equal opportunities employer.

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