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Team Manager – Assessment Team

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
14/02/2020
Advert End Date:
01/03/2020 23:59
Salary:
£44,632 - £48,581 per annum
Allowances:
Additional payments of £1239 per annum market supplement paid monthly. 2% Recruitment and retention allowance paid monthly.
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
196038
Employment Location:
Sandhill Centre
Closing date:
1 Mar
Further Information

Team Manager – Assessment Team
Salary – £44,632 - £48,581 per annum plus:
Additional payments of £1239 per annum market supplement paid monthly;
2% Recruitment and retention allowance paid monthly.

Together for Children Sunderland are seeking to recruit a committed and talented Team Manager to manage an assessment team of social workers and child and family workers. The team will be responsible for all initial elements of our work with children and families and as such an understanding of all elements of safeguarding children and processes relating to such will be needed.
Our Team Manager salary is one of the most competitive in the region (with progression to £49819 per annum).

You will have extensive post qualifying experience of statutory Social Work with children and families. You will show leadership in driving good practice and the management skills to create an environment where Social Workers can excel.
We want you to feel supported and confident to deliver at the highest standards and offer a range of training and development opportunities so that you have the tools to update your skills and knowledge. We will do all we can to help you achieve your professional goals.
As well as an extremely attractive salary package other benefits of working for Together for Children include:
Free onsite car parking
Pension - We provide a Local Government Pension Scheme;
Sick pay - We will pay up to six months’ sick pay on full salary subject to service;
Annual leave - 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service. Employees can request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme.
Flexi Scheme: 2 days flexible leave per accounting period (pro rata for part time employees).
Maternity/adoption leave – Up to 52 weeks’ leave of absence, with pay for a specified period dependent upon length of service and personal choice.
Maternity support/adoption leave – Up to 5 days’ paid leave as a partner/carer at the time of the birth or adoption.
Paternity leave – Up to two consecutive weeks leave after the birth of the child
We offer the Childcare Vouchers Scheme and a Cycle to Work Scheme via a salary sacrifice scheme.
Employee Benefits: My Club Nissan Scheme - 20% off a brand new Nissan, and up to 30% off the Infiniti range.
Everyone Active – Employees and their partners will be entitled to a reduced price membership to Everyone Active gyms as well as a one free taster day available per employee.
In addition to the Company’s benefits package, we also offer support to employees in the form of:
• Free, confidential and independent face to face counselling service through the Occupational Health Service.
• Reasonable adjustments and/or redeployment where practical for employees requiring support after illness or due to disability.
• A good health and wellbeing programme, provided to all employees to help achieve healthier and safer lifestyles both at work and at home.
• A domestic violence policy to ensure support and advice is available.
• Employee Induction scheme.
For further information on careers in social care with Together for Children, please check our website: https://www.togetherforchildren.org.uk/work-us

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As part of our Safer Recruitment process, should you be shortlisted for interview, references will be requested prior to interview.

Please note if you have not heard from us within six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Closing date 1st March 2020

Interviews are expected to be held 10th March 2020