LimeCulture is Recruiting!! Secondment Opportunity – 3 month Fixed Term Appointment

SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY- 3 month Fixed Term

Child and Young Person’s (CYP) ISVA/Advocate Development Manager

This is an exciting and challenging secondment opportunity for an experienced Child and Young Person’s Advocate to work with LimeCulture Community Interest Company.

The Development Manager will be a crucial role in the development and delivery of LimeCulture’s vision to improve the standards of specialist advocacy services across the UK provided to children and young people who have been sexually abused. The Development Manager will be a key enabler in the realisation of that vision.

LimeCulture are offering an unusual and exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual to work with us for 1 day per week over a 3-month period (to a maximum of 12 days). This secondment, although challenging, will provide the opportunity for the successful individual to develop skills and experience, and greatly enhance their cv. The role may require some travel across the UK.

The deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 8 May 2015. It is anticipated that the secondment opportunity will be 12 days in total and run between the period 1 June and 31 August 2015. Please submit applications via email to Stephanie.Reardon@limeculture.co.uk

Please send your application in the form of a cv and a covering letter, outlining how you have the necessary skills and experience to carry out the role as per the job description and how you meet the person specification.

Please ensure that your employers are willing to second you, before you apply for this role. Please note, we will also consider offering this position as a fixed-term freelance contract, rather than a secondment opportunity.

Role Description

The Development Manager’s main responsibilities will be two-fold, 1) to develop a comprehensive training programme for specialist Sexual Violence CYP Advocates and 2) to design a delivery plan for the roll out of the specialist training.

The Development Manager will be responsible for the development of a comprehensive training programme that:

  • Improves the confidence and competence of the (Child/Young Person’s Advocate) workforce with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out their role effectively and safely,
  • Complements the Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) Development Programme (and other CPD provision for ISVAs),
  • Meets the necessary quality standards to be recognised and accredited by an independent awarding body.

The Development Manager will also be responsible for the design of a delivery plan for the roll out of the specialist training. This will include:

  • Securing training dates, trainers and venues,
  • Marketing and communication of the training programme
  • Liaising with potential customers and handling bookings.

The Development Manager will be expected to work independently but will be in regular contact with their Manager at LimeCulture. The Development Manager will be expected to work closely with LimeCulture trainers, external stakeholders and customers.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Experience & Skills Desirable Essential Assessment Method
2 + years as a Child/YP Advocate (or related role) CV & Covering Letter

Interview

Presentation

2+ years working with children and young people CV & Covering Letter

Interview

Presentation

Successfully completed the ISVA Development Programme CV & Covering Letter

Interview

Have well developed organisational, communication and interpersonal skills CV & Covering Letter

Interview

Presentation

Have experience of effectively implementing and managing a project from end to end. CV & Covering Letter

Interview

 

Knowledge of Project Management processes. CV & Covering Letter

Interview

 

Evidence of planning, managing and contributing to meetings CV & Covering Letter

Interview

 

Displays energy, drive and an entrepreneurial attitude to work.

 

CV & Covering Letter

Interview

Presentation

Track record of working independently with limited direction or supervision. CV & Covering Letter

Interview

 

 

 

 

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