Engagement Manager

Slough, Slough

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW337980_1543942361
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2018-12-04
  • Location: Slough, Slough
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-25
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind are currently hiring for an Engagement Manager to join the Young People's Service within the Slough area.

Actively reducing the numbers of Young people who are NEET - especially those from vulnerable groups such as those in/leaving care.

The responsibilities of an Engagement Manager includes:

  • To direct and lead the service's plans to improve early identification and support for young people to reduce negative outcomes
  • To plan and ensure the delivery of effective recording of young people who are at risk of or who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), planning a year and more ahead
  • To ensure that young people are engaged in the design and delivery of services and have a clear role in decision making across the service and securing support and engagement from partner agencies, including for example the police and voluntary sector
  • To ensure that community based delivery and commissioned services meet the needs of local young people at risk of negative outcomes, are delivered through strong partnerships with the community and voluntary sector and are robustly managed
  • To enable the design and delivery of support to young people, contributing to and negotiating cross service programmes with heads of service and senior officers within and outside the Council as required

Requirements of an Engagement Manager:

  • 2 years recent experience of NEETs, community youth delivery or improving young people's
  • Significant experience of managing services to young people in a range of settings and with a variety of different partner agencies
  • Experience of reducing and sustaining very low levels of young people from Looked After/Leaving Care back grounds who are NEET
  • HCPC registered
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £31.15 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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