Childline Supervisor

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  • 3575 Childline
  • Leeds
  • Permanent
  • £29,500 to £33,000 (pro rata) + 3.5% rota allowance...

Childline Supervisor

Part time – 17.5 hours per week.

Do you have experience engaging with children and young people gained through your work as a nurse, teacher, child protection officer, social worker, counselling or similar?

Read on to discover more about this opportunity to develop your management, support, risk assessment and analysis skills within our unique national service which supports thousands of children all over the UK.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the NSPCC website, where you will be required to complete an online application.

Why join Childline?

At our UK-wide Children’s Helpline, for three decades our trained counsellors have been there for young people 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

The core value of our organisation is putting children first, and this role provides a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on thousands of families across the UK. Childline’s vision is to be there to give young people a voice when no one else is listening, an ambitious, but worthwhile mission — and one you will help us achieve as a Childline Supervisor.

What will this role of Childline Supervisor entail?

As a Childline Supervisor you will manage the day to day running of the service with support from a committed and dedicated team who will share your values of supporting children and young people.

You will be responsible for providing effective supervision to volunteers, which will include feedback, training and support where needed, ensuring that a quality response is given to every child or young person who contacts Childline.

What will I need to be considered for this Childline Supervisor role?

  • A relevant social care, health or education qualification and / or have substantial experience in engaging with children and young people in a relevant setting
  • Up-to-date knowledge of child protection legislation and practical experience of child protection and welfare issues
  • Superb communication skills, with a passion for customer service and making a difference
  • Good IT skills with the ability to write high quality, evidenced child protection risk assessments

Although not essential, experience in a supervisory or management role would be highly advantageous as managing volunteers is a fundamental part of this role.

What will I receive in return?

As a Childline Supervisor, you’ll receive a salary of £29,500 to £33,000 (pro rata), level dependent on experience, plus 3.5% rota allowance. Fantastic additional benefits include:

  • 29 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays (rising to 32 days after five years’ continuous service)
  • Pension, life assurance and access to the NSPCC ‘Employee Assistance Scheme’
  • A wide range of discounts and promotional offers on everything from meals out to mobile phones and household appliances
  • Access to wellbeing initiatives and many more perks

Contract: Permanent, working part time 17.5 hours per week. Please note as this is a 24-hour, 7 days a week service, late evening, until 2am, and weekend work is a regular requirement to ensure Childline can respond to all children’s calls.

If you’re looking for permanent Childline bank work which offers an attractive hourly rate and the same opportunity to have an impact on the lives of young people, be sure to check out our careers page for more information on our Sessional Childline Supervisor vacancies.

Location: Leeds City Centre

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the NSPCC website, where you will be required to complete an online application.

All applications for this Childline Supervisor vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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