Service Manager

Galway City (covering counties Galway and Roscommon)
Part-time / Full-time: 
Full Time
Job Description: 

Extern provides a range of programmes including, Janus, Janus Justice, Intensive Home Support, Garda Youth Diversion, Youth Support, Linx, Traveller’s Health and Traveller’s Employability. Our programmes aim to prevent the reception into care of young people, support community or foster placements and/or support young people returning to the community from residential care/custody.

A major part of Extern’s service provision involves intensive wraparound services to young people assessed as being in need, and offers a community based alternative to care. Planned and responsive respite overnights and are integral to the services Extern provides to young people and their families.

The programmes are creative and dynamic, utilising local, regional and national resources to facilitate intervention strategies.

Service Managers will be required to manage all aspects of the programme in a flexible manner as part of a team. They will work in close partnership with statutory agencies, community resources and the young person’s family.

They will manage resources effectively and efficiently to meet the requirements of service level agreements with commissioning and funding organisations; and
Manage the delivery of services to the requirements of Extern’s standards of business conduct, including effective management of risk in the safeguarding of service users and families.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - 12:00pm
Application Form Notes: 
The Job Description, Person Specification and Application forms are attached. Please note, ALL sections of the application forms (A-C) must be completed and returned in order for Parts A&B of your applications to go forward for shortlisting (please do not amalgamate the separate sections of the form). Please return your completed forms to The closing date for all completed applications is: Tuesday 21st August 2018 at 12 noon. Interviews will commence w/c 27th August and into September.
Extern in Northern Ireland
Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC105869
Company Registration No: NI 16083
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern in the Republic of Ireland
Company Registration No: 383201
Registered Charity Number: CHY15770
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern Supporting Communities
Company No. NI 637561
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333