Team Manager - Children in Care

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Corbyn Road, Dudley, DY1 2JP
£47,711 to £51,249 per annum
11 Oct 2021
25 Oct 2021
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Dudley Council has the highest ambitions for our children and young people. Our vision is to give children the best start in life and to support families to be independent, responsible and successful and to ensure we provide the highest levels of public protection for our most vulnerable children. Our workforce is key to making this happen.

Hours:  37 per week

Location:  Corbyn Road, Dudley

We are recruiting a Team Manager for our Children in Care Service.  You will:-

  • be responsible for the leadership and management of a social work team, ensuring that vulnerable children and their families receive responsive services that safeguard and promote their welfare;
  • provide operational leadership, vision and direction by delivering service improvement within children’s social work; actively promote and contribute to the strategic developments for children and their families across Dudley borough; responsible for a team of staff from trainee social workers, ASYEs, social workers, senior social workers and support staff and accountable for ensuring the team achieves its operational plan: by promoting an appropriate culture, empowering others and setting and maintaining high and measurable standards of practice. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check

Recently published Ofsted report rated this area of service as good.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application!

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to

For an informal discussion, please contact Gayle Barry by email to

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