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Team Manager - Children with Disabilities

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/12/2017 23:59
£42,899 - £46,694
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Various Locations as required

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Dec

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This job is closed for applications.

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Team Manager Children with Disabilities
Salary: Grade 10 £42,899 - £46,694
Plus a market supplement of £1,239 per annum

The CWD team has 1 TM and 6 SW positions, 5 C&F workers. We work with unborn babies and children/young people until they are 18 years old.

Our work consists of supporting children/young people and their families who are identified as Child in Need under s17 of the Children Act 1989 and Child Protection under s47 of the Children Act 1989 and Looked After Children under s20, s31, s38 Children Act 1989.

Within each framework of intervention we have clear procedures regarding visiting children and convening appropriate meetings. This includes completing assessments to enable child focused/SMART plans to be implemented, completing direct work with children/young people, completing reports for Child Protection Conferences/Reviews, Looked After Reviews and court directed assessments.

The CWD team work in partnership with education and health to contribute to and review the Education, Health and Care Plans, they complete Pathway Plans and liaise with Adult Services to complete the Adult Needs Assessment.

Together for Children is a newly established Company in Sunderland which works on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education.

Are you passionate about making a difference to children's lives? If so, then think about joining our team and being part of our journey to excellence. This is a unique opportunity to join us at the start of an exciting and innovative programme of change as we shape and develop our new dedicated children's company, Together for Children – Sunderland.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Team Manager who has the passion and drive to ensure that children and young people in Sunderland achieve the best outcomes and receive high quality services.

Over the last 12 months there has been sustained and significant improvement in the quality of services delivered to children young people and their families. Improvement is being rigorously monitored through a multi-agency board and we consult with staff regarding the developments and change that effect front line practice.

For further information on Together for Children, please check out our website:

For further information including a formal discussion about the role please contact Catherine Witt on 0191 561 2426 / 0191 561 7950 or catherine.witt@togetherforchildren.org.uk

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

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