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Oxfordshire Youth

Head of Young People’s Supported Accommodation

Job Type

Salary

Location

Permanent

Region

£50,567

Posted Date

South East

24 February 2022

Oxford

Closing Date

3 March 2022

We are currently looking for a Head of Young People’s Supported Accommodation to join our team.

As part of the senior leadership team, the Head of Young People’s Supported Accommodation will work strategically with the CEO on the strategy, development and transformation of Oxfordshire Youth. They will also oversee all safeguarding of children and young people across all work streams for Oxfordshire Youth.

They will lead the YPSA service for Oxfordshire Youth, ensuring that Oxfordshire Youth delivers a high quality transformational service for young people in Oxfordshire.

They will be responsible for ensuring the model provides an exceptional, trauma-informed approach to young people, which incorporates the key principles and approaches of excellent youth work.

We have ambitious targets for young people’s outcomes and the Head of Young People’s Supported Accommodation will work closely with the CEO to help achieve our vision that young people in the YPSA grow to become, and be seen as, future change makers. The Head of YPSA will work with the YPSA Service Manager, a team of YPSA Area Managers, who will oversee Progression Coaches, bank staff and on-call staff to deliver this model.

Oxfordshire Youth have a bold new vision for this service. All progression coaches will receive high quality training to ensure they feel confident and motivated to help build skills in emotional literacy, emotional regulation, physical wellbeing, financial empowerment, creativity and group skills. This role will have full strategic oversight of the YPSA contract, ensuring high quality service delivery, meeting all KPIs and looking to expand and enhance the offer to young people in Oxfordshire.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV accompanied by a covering letter to recruitment@oxfordshireyouth.org

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