Team Manager

Location
Dudley Borough
Salary
£45072 to £48414 per annum
Posted
04 May 2018
Closes
05 May 2018
Job Ref
Dudley000003417
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are focussed, ambitious and creative. When you join Dudley you will be supported by our innovative Centre of Professional Practice every step of the way. We will help you enhance your passion and make a real difference to improving the lives of our families children and young people.

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.

Working for Dudley you will receive:

  • Manageable cases loads
  • A comprehensive learning and development package provided by our dedicated Centre for Professional Practice
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin an more time to work with children and their families

Having recently invested £4million into Children’s Services, we are making ambitious changes and improvements to our service and look forward to seeing you involved in our progress. Be assured that you will receive a new, comprehensive learning and development programme, with full support throughout your career and encouragement to make your mark for children.

Hours 37 per week

Salary: Grade 13 (£45072 - £48414)

Predominantly working from Corbyn Road, Dudley

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Team Manager to join our Care Management Service. If you have the skill, determination and commitment to improve outcomes for children and families, and the drive to continue the positive development within the service, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

You will have responsibility for one of six Care Management teams and will be responsible for ensuring children and their families receive a high quality service through Child in Need, Child Protection and PLO planning.

You will have an assigned administrative co-ordinator and direct access to the Centre for Professional Practice team, with a dedicated Advance Practitioner aligned to support improvement across all of Care Management.

What else can Dudley offer you?

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.

Working for Dudley you will receive:

  • A /comprehensive learning and development package
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin an more time to work with children and their families

With significant investments from cabinet and revitalised senior management, Dudley Children’s Services has experienced a dramatic transformation and is a thriving authority, committed to achieving the best outcomes possible for all children and families.

You must hold a Social Work qualification and a DBS will also be required to undertake this role. 

NB We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.

Interested? Fantastic! What next?

 

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/20563/help/

If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

For an informal discussion please contact Heather Flynn, Service Manager on 01384 813253 or via email heather.flynn@dudley.gov.uk

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