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Children and Young People Programme Manager
Deadline: Mon 8 Jan 2018
The Reader seeks an energetic, hard-working organised individual to join our team to manage our work with Children and Young People. This role calls for an exceptionally highly-motivated and dedicated person.

You will be responsible for overseeing the entirety of our Children and Young people work – ensuring that we coordinate our approach, maximise opportunities, develop programmes that have real value and ultimately ensuring that our work reaches those most in need and delivers outcomes that change lives.

The role will be based in Liverpool and will oversee our North West projects.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Drive forwards and lead the development and expansion of our Families programme in the North West including managing the project delivery and ensuring that all targets are met.
• Ensure the establishment and development of effective partnerships with delivery organisations such as Home Start. You will lead and organise the project and be accountable for processes needed to ensure effective delivery.
• Work collaboratively with the Storybarn Manager to ensure that projects demands for Storybarn activity and sessions are understood, catered for and built into the scheduling of events and programming.
• Use your developed specialist knowledge as the Readers ‘expert’ on Children and Young Peoples programmes to contribute to all of our work in this sector including for example working with colleagues in development to provide insight and advice on the development of new projects, speaking at conferences, looking for opportunities to get greater recognition for and positioning of the value of our work in this area.
• Working alongside the Calderstones Programme Manager you will use your creative flair, established connections and ability to develop partnerships to develop an annual, themed, programme of key events for Children
• Take responsibility for ensuring effective monitoring and evaluation of all projects for young people takes place. Includes, provision and monitoring of monthly KPIs, ensuring milestones are met, liaising and reporting to funders, ensuring evaluation takes place in a timely manner according to the needs of the project.
• Work with colleagues centrally and on other projects to ensure that volunteers working on Families and young people’s projects are recruited effectively and well supported.

Further information including application form available at The Reader

Deadline: 8 January 2018 at 9am

Additional Information:
North West England

Contact Information:
The Reader
Contact Name:
Kate Harrison
Contact Email:
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