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Team Manager (Maternity Cover) (2244)

Team Manager, Safe Choices (Maternity Cover) – until 31st October 2019

Safe Choices provides a direct therapeutic service to young people who are affected by or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation/Abuse or at risk of going missing from home or care.  The service provides support to young people on a 1:1 basis.  It also provides consultation to professionals i.e. Social Services, PSNI, Education and Health.

As Team Manager (maternity cover) you will contributing to the ongoing development of a service that aims to re-empower children and young people and help them stay safe.  

The Team Manager (maternity cover) will manage and support a team of 3 workers who cover the five Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland.  They will work closely with the Assistant Director Children's Services to ensure that the service is meeting contractual requirements.  They will also provide advice to external and internal professionals and advocate on behalf of Barnardo's at relevant CSE/CSE fora. Therefore the Team Manager work base can be flexible dependent on available office space.

Location: Across Northern Ireland

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £26,966.83 FTE 

*Starting salary is generally at the beginning of the pay band however, further consideration will be given to exceptional candidates

Closing: 16 November 2018 at midnight

Interviews: To be confirmed

A waiting list will be held in the event that similar vacancies arise during the next 9 months

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About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.


Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values

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Northern Ireland Regional Office
542/544 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT4 3HE
  • Location:
    Northern Ireland Regional Office
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    Fixed term
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  • Closing Date:
    16 November 2018
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