Team Manager

Worcester, Worcestershire
£37,306 - £40,057 per annum
19 Apr 2017
17 May 2017
Job Ref
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

37 hours - Permanent

Are you looking for a new challenge?
Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of children & young people in Worcestershire?
There is a ‘New and Exciting Opportunity’ to join Worcestershire County Council’s Outstanding Residential Service
We are looking for a high calibre team manager. The role will involve managing a team of residential support workers, and requires a highly skilled and experienced person who is able to manage the home to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.
You will need an understanding of, and a commitment to working directly with children and young people who have a range of needs emotional, behavioural and communication needs. Experience of working with children in a residential childcare setting and of supervising staff is essential. We are looking for someone who can be creative and flexible whilst maintaining a high level of professional responsibility and accountability. You will need to have managerial and leadership qualities, with a good understanding of team dynamics. Partnership working is key within the role and you must be able to work closely with other agencies and professionals. An understanding of quality assurance and its importance in developing services is also important. This is a challenging post, which requires someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and is able meet the diversity of this role.
If you want to work with a supportive team who really do make a difference to the lives of young people in Worcestershire, then this could be the chance for you to shine. This is a rare opportunity to work for Worcestershire County Council, who recognise the importance of supporting, training and developing the staff who deliver services for children and young people. As well as a competitive salary for this role we offer a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and childcare vouchers.
Informal enquiries:  contact Hannah Dobbs on 01684 574901