Team Manager - Child Exploitation Hub
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We recognise the importance of investing in our workforce and are committed to giving you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills through our learning and development offer provided by our innovative and highly valued Centre for Professional Practice (www.dudleycpp.org.uk). Where you will be trained in Restorative Practice the basis of how we work with children and families in Dudley.
For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade 13
This is an exciting opportunity to manage a new team that is developing innovative ways of supporting young people at risk of Child Criminal Exploitation and Child Sexual Exploitation . Dudley exploitation Hub (DeX) is looking for Team Manager with a passion and enthusiasm for developing services for vulnerable adolescents with a strong emphasis on engagement and relationship based social work.
The role will involve the following:-
To provide operational leadership, vision and direction by delivering service improvement within children’s social work with particular emphasis on child exploitation.
Line manage a small team of Social workers and family support staff.
Chair MACE, strategy and Disruption meetings to discuss the risks facing young people
To work with a range of multi-agency partners to coordinate and delivery safety plans for vulnerable children and young people
Undertake a proactive, performance management role in relation to a caseload of Child protection and Child in need cases where the focus of risk is external to the family.
Please be aware that on site/office based working will apply alongside an element of remote/home working.
For an initial discussion please contact:- Andrew Griffiths - Service Manager Children's Services via 01384 813393.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
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