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Assistant Team Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 19/02/2018 12:00
36,379 -40057
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Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
8 Church Street, Hartlepool
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Feb

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are currently recruiting to the vacant post of Assistant Team Manager based in the Family Placement Team. The role is full time, permanent with a salary of up to £40,057 per annum. The postholder will be responsible for a small caseload and will provide reflective supervision, support and modeling for social workers. The postholder will be expected to deputise in the team manager’s absence and support the team manager in attending and chairing meetings.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of a team of Fostering Supervising Social Workers and will have a direct reporting line to the Team Manager. The role is varied covering all areas of the Fostering Service which includes Connected Persons. You should have a proven track record of working in Safeguarding Children and an understanding of Fostering Legislation.

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 by 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.

You should possess a recognised Social Work qualification that permits registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You need to have been qualified for at least 3 years and it is desirable that you have obtained a Post Qualifying Award and/or Practice Teachers/Educators Award.

We are looking for reflective practitioners 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 Karen Douglas-Weir, Head of Service on 01429 405588 or Christine Croft, Family Placement Team Manager on 01429 405588.

Application forms and further details are available from Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Tel. 01429 523331, email workforcesupport@hartlepool.gov.uk or apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 19th February 2018, 12noon

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