Compassion Support Manager

Vineyard Compassion

Are you passionate about social justice, tackling local poverty and seeing people move from crisis to full potential? Do you enjoy supporting people as they develop healthy, independent living skills, taking a journey alongside them as they deal with issues in their lives which have prevented them from doing this.

As a volunteer, anti-poverty charity Vineyard Compassion are employing a new staff member to be our Compassion Support Manager.

The Compassion Support Manager will develop, co-ordinate, and manage staff and service delivery that offer practical help and emotional support to vulnerable individuals and families in the community who are experiencing a range of complex needs. They will carry responsibility for the development and oversight of Compassion Support services such as The Open Door (drop-in & mobile) while also managing a number of staff (Compassion Support Workers) who deliver these services. They will be influential in working with others in one to one and group work both at a client level and at a supervisory level providing support, structure, and development to staff and volunteers. The role will require a high commitment to safeguarding and reflective practice.

Job Summary 

To develop, co-ordinate, and manage staff and service delivery that offer practical help and emotional support to vulnerable individuals and families in the community who are experiencing a range of complex needs. This is implemented through the values of HOPE, WORTH, RELATIONSHIP, HOLISTIC (SUPPORT), EMPOWERMENT in line with Vineyard Compassion’s vision.  

The post holder will carry responsibility for the development and oversight of Compassion Support services such as The Open Door (drop-in & mobile) while also managing a number of staff (Compassion Support Workers) who deliver these services. This person will be influential in working with others in one to one and group work both at a client level and at a supervisory level providing support, structure, and development to staff and volunteers. The role will require a high commitment to safeguarding and reflective practice. 

Key Oversight Areas 

  1. The Open Door drop-in environment (including Mobile Open Door) 

  1. Compassion Support (tailored person-centred support for individuals) 

  1. Management of staff - Compassion Support Workers 

  1. Volunteer Team 

Together with the Compassion Support & Safeguarding Lead: 

  1. Safeguarding (children & adults) including role as Designated Safeguarding Officer 

Vineyard Compassion

Job Location Type
Office Based
Location
Coleraine, GB
Salary
Between £24,000.00 and £27,000.00 pa
Keywords
Support manager
Category
Hours
Full Time
Deadline
Mon, 13/06/2022
Contact Phone
02870220005
Contact Email
james.johnston@vineyardcompassion.co.uk