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Team Manager - ASYE Academy Lead

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/02/2018 23:59
40057 - 43821
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Central and South East Northumberland
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Job details 

Closing date:
28 Feb

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is an exciting time to join Northumberland as we launch a bespoke training Academy with a comprehensive development programme, for Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSW’s).

We have developed an innovative model which will also provide NQSW’s with a high quality Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

We are looking for a Team Manager who is a committed professional, determined to support and develop newly qualified social workers towards excellence.

* You will be a dynamic individual with a proven track record as a Team Manager.
* You will always want to hear the child’s voice and ensure that this is taken into account.
* You will have an extensive knowledge base in social work practice, displaying positive role modelling as a manager and Practice Educator by continually nurturing, developing and leading a team 7 social workers.
* You will be able to take a key role in planning, developing and improving services.
* You will have a sound knowledge base of the Signs of Safety approach; the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Child and Family Social work and the application of the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) which will be embedded within all elements of practice.
* You will ensure supervision is reflective, while case managing effectively.
* You will be passionate about maximising a child’s life chances to improve their overall outcomes.
* You will care enough to want to make a difference - every day.

You will hold a relevant social work qualification such as the Social Work Degree, DipSW, CQSW or CSS and be registered with the HCPC. You will have a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience.

If your skill-set includes the above, come and join a progressive and innovative organisation which values all of our employees.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

The benefits of choosing Northumberland:
* A competitive salary up to £43,821 (dependent on grade and experience)
* Induction, Senior Management support and mentoring from day one in post
* Regular line supervision
* Flexible working
* Access to car lease scheme
* 25 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays (30 days for 5 years + LA service )
* Relocation allowance
* A wide variety of training and development opportunities
* Commitment to career progression

For an informal discussion, please contact Su Kaur (su.kaur@northumberland.gov.uk) or Adele Wright (adele.wright@northumberland.gov.uk). If you have any questions regarding the career opportunities please email them to childrenssocialcarejobs@northumberland.gov.uk.

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