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Team Manager - Looked After Children Team (G398a)

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/05/2017 12:00
£41,025 - £42,899
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
2 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: G398a

Department: Children’s Care

Service Area: Children’s Services

Salary: £41,025 - £42,899

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Team Manager position based in our Looked After Children team, within Children's Services.

The Team Manager will be responsible for a team of children's Social Workers and a Resource Worker to ensure the smooth running of a highly efficient social work team, carrying out assessments and proactively planning with children and young people who are looked after on a permanent basis.

The successful applicant will have:

• Experience in managing teams/individuals in the social work field
• An ability to work within LSCB and departmental procedures and show a commitment to providing regular qualitative supervision to social workers
• Experience of multi-agency working is essential and an in-depth knowledge of the relevant legislation and best practice in respect of child protection
• DipSW / Degree in SW or equivalent

Middlesbrough’s Safeguarding ethos is to build on the strengths and aspirations of children and their families and the provision of excellent and innovative services. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to this ethos in ensuring children have a safe, consistent and happy experience of care.

The applicant will be expected to have strong leadership skills and the ability to work with and lead a team of social workers.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Previous applicants for this post will be considered therefore need not apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd May 2017 by 12 noon.

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