Children, Young People and Families - Team Manager

Children, Young People and Families - Team Manager

YMCA Bradford


Part-Time – 30-37.5 Hours per week


£24,000 - £26,000 FTE


We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual who is inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, young people and families at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.


This role involves direct delivery and management of the Y:Zone Programme along with Team Management responsibilities for our Families First projects within our Children, Young People and Families department.



Y:Zone is a project developed by YMCA Bradford and funded through BBC Children in Need to support young people aged 6-13 who are experiencing disadvantage as a result of a family separation.  The project delivers 12 week group work programmes to support children and young people with their thoughts, feelings and behaviours throughout this difficult transition alongside fun positive activities and holiday schemes.


Intensive Youth Support (IYS) Families First)


The Families First partnership (Barnardo’s/YMCA/J.A.M.E.S/Brathay) commissioned by Bradford Metropolitan District Council, delivers a key worker service for vulnerable families living in Bradford & District that meet the national ‘Troubled Families’ criteria.


Keyworkers use a ‘Think Family Model’ including undertaking Signs of Safety assessments. The post holder will have an understanding of the challenges faced by children, young people and families and be able to provide management support and supervision to keyworkers to enable them to deliver support and interventions.


Job Role:

  • To plan, deliver and evaluate the Y:Zone activity programme ensuring high quality delivery of the project to meet agreed outcomes.

  • To supervise a team of keyworkers to deliver high quality support for children, young people and families in line with audit standards.

  • This 37.5 hour a week post will involve working two/three early evenings per week.


To the successful candidate we offer:

  • Flexible working environment
  • Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
  • An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
  • The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the
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  • Job Share will also be considered

Closing date for the role(s) is 9am on Tuesday 28th May 2019


Interviews to take place: Monday 3rd June 2019


Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 working days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion


Job Information Pack

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Equal Opportunities Form


Closing date: 28th May 2019 9:00am
Hours: 30-37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 FTE
Salary Frequency: Per annum
This job is connected with: YMCA Bradford