Team Leader Children's Team
About us and The Role
There is an exciting opportunity to join Nuneaton Children's Team as an Enhanced Team Leader. You will be joining a very well-established, strong, motivated and supportive management group who work hard and to high standards.
Nuneaton Children's Team is a busy and fast-paced team but one with a very supportive and cohesive team culture where the ethos is firmly child focused and aimed at improving outcomes and enhancing life experiences for the children, young people and families with whom we work. We adopt a positive, can do and problem-solving approach to our work based on restorative and trauma-informed practice; we set ourselves high standards, are not afraid to challenge ourselves and others and are always keen to improve upon our best.
You will be 1 of 4 Team Leaders within the Children's Team and will supervise approximately 6 workers with caseloads of Child In Need, Child Protection, Children In Care, Care proceedings and Adoption. You will also work alongside the Team Leader for the Prevention and Intervention Team and the newly developed Warwickshire Family Safeguarding Team of domestic abuse, mental health and substance misuse workers who joined our team in August this year.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.
Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information about this role please contact Katie Ashburn email@example.com
Closing Date: 1st November 2021
Proposed interview dates: 12th November 2021
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from global ethnic majorities (GEM), individuals with disabilities and men, who are currently under-represented within WCC within this service area. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.