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Band 13 £37,849 - £41,675 pa
Social Care - Children Service
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Team Manager to support our continued drive for improvement and achieve our vision of providing a Better Childhood in Hartlepool. The postholder will be responsible for a small caseload and will provide reflective supervision, support and modeling for social workers. The post holder will have a lead role in mentoring and developing newly qualified social workers as part of the authority ASYE programme. The postholder will be expected to deputise in the team manager’s absence and support the team manager in attending and chairing meetings
We are committed to providing high quality services to children, young people and their families to do this we provide an excellent working environment where you will feel valued and supported, a visible and accessible senior management team , reflective supervision, excellent training and professional development opportunities. Our most recent Ofsted inspection judged us as being ‘good’ regarding the effectiveness of our safeguarding services and outcomes for children and young people and “outstanding” for children who are looked after.
You should possess a recognised Social Work qualification that permits registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It is desirable that you have obtained a Post Qualifying Award and/or Practice Teachers/Educators Award.
We are looking for reflective practioners who are committed to continuous improvement, who have a proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with children , families and stakeholders and have excellent organisational, communication and assessment skills.
Are you the person we are looking for?.
Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to safer recruitment measures, including an enhanced DBS barring list check and also need to be registered with the HCPC.
For further information, please contact Jane Young on 01429 523957
Closing date: 15th December 2019