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Service Manager – Youthpoint Moray

  • Full time
  • £41,817
  • Moray
  • Closing 18th February 2024

  • Advertised from 15th January 2024
  • 37.5 hours per week.


About Aberlour Youthpoint Moray

Our Youthpoint Moray services provide help to children and young people in Moray who may be struggling with their emotions and behaviour, prompting concerns about their well-being. Our young people’s workers provide one-to-one help for our children and young people, in a safe and relaxed setting and in the community. They help them to understand the issues that are affecting them, that can sometimes be the cause of their behaviour. They help them take steps to overcoming their difficulties at home, school and in the community. The team also work with the whole family members, supporting parents and carers to improve relationships at home.

Aberlour Youthpoint Moray offers a range of services working with young people aged 12-25 which includes our Intensive Community Support, Early Help and Mentoring Service’s. In addition to these we have developed a new service YP-Zone, the purpose of which is to improve the wellbeing, social integration and life chances of Young People affect by own substance misuse in Moray.

What we are looking for....

As part of Management Team, you will be responsible for enhancing our relationships with the local authority and other funders and commissioners. You will contribute to developing the service, identifying where our role and service delivery can be enhanced and improving our ability to extend and develop funding streams.

The young people we work with are often at risk of becoming excluded from school and struggling with continuing their education, where some experience a disrupted family background. Lack of confidence and self-esteem are essential elements in young people’s ability to develop and flourish as they undertake their journey towards a positive future. Youthpoint Moray can help young people put in place the building blocks that can give them a firmer footing, helping them to develop and grow whether in school or in the wider community. As the manager of these services you will be uniquely placed to work with your team to deliver effective services to young people and their families.

Person Centred Practice is the touchstone for our approach and ethos, supporting our young people to have opportunities that are meaningful for them, which meet their needs and build on their strengths, assets and interests. Aberlour prides itself on being a learning organisation and as such we seek to support our teams to be the best they can be, including through a range of training and development opportunities.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person experiences the love, respect, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.

Application notes

Please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.