Service Manager

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Service Manager to support two specialist Care Leaver services based in Walsall.

Posted: 15 Sep 2023


  • £35,000 to £40,000 per year


  • Walsall

Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

The aim of the home is to provide a safe haven in which young people can learn appropriate life skills and behaviour, which will benefit them throughout their future.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Protect the young people from threats to health, welfare and normal development inside and outside of the home environment.
  • Ensure home environment is appropriate and sensitive to needs of the young people looked after.
  • Manage the home through procedures, policies and activities engaged in to provide a positive and enjoyable experience for the young person they are responsible for.
  • Ensure staff dealing with complex cases are given support and advice.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with external agencies.
  • To assist in the management and operation of budget and petty cash within guidelines. To assist in the homes budgeting estimates.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to assist in the development of staff. To have responsibility in the deployment and management of staff on a day-to-day basis
  • To be involved in the monitoring, appraisal and disciplining of staff as necessary



  • QCF Level 5 in Leadership & Management or working towards
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a Care Leavers service
  • Sound knowledge of governing legislation, procedures and best practice in caring for looked after children (Ofsted regulations)
  • Driving Licence


Interested in this role? Apply now or call 0121 368 0900.

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