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Team Manager (Children's Services)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/06/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/06/2018 23:59
Salary:
£40,858.00 - £44,697 Annually
Allowances:
A Recruitment and Retention Payment is available (£2,500 annually pro-rata for part time hours).
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
175272
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
008998

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jun


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Darlington Borough Council has a vacancy for the role of Team Manager within Childrens Services Looked After Team. This is an exciting time to join this service area as it continues to develop and improve outcomes for it children who are currently looked after. The Council puts the needs of Children in Darlington right at the heart of everything we do. This requires professionals who share our determination and enthusiasm to make a real difference to Children’s lives.

Our team managers have a critical role in delivering effective front line services that safeguard and improve outcomes for our children you must be an experienced social work manager with a proven record of achievement in delivering a child focused service provision. Your experience will enable you to evidence a proven track record of excellent practice that improves outcomes for Children.

You must be qualified with a social work degree, social work qualification (Dip.SW, CCSW, and CSS) or equivalent, and will need to be registered with HCPC.

In return we will:

• Provide access to a high quality programme of evidence-based learning and development to enhance skills and practice
• 31 days holiday plus bank holidays
• An opportunity to join the local government pension scheme
• Child care vouchers (salary sacrifice)
• Cycle to work scheme in partnership with Halfords (salary sacrifice)
• Additional leave purchase scheme (salary sacrifice)
• Access to Occupational Health, physiotherapy and counselling services
• Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre’s Fit for Life Package
Darlington Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Kevin Richards, Service Manager Safeguarding, Looked After and Leaving Care Services on (01325) 406598.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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