Team Manager

Location
Holly Walk House, 56-58 Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, CV32 4JE
Salary
£40,057 - £41,967 per annum
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
04 Jun 2018
Job Ref
WARW000004043
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Warwickshire is committed to providing safe and responsible caseloads in order for Social Workers to work effectively with families, recognising that relationships with families are key in promoting positive change.

Regular and reflective supervision and support is also high on the agenda.

Warwickshire has a strong reputation for providing a robust ASYE programme which also supports Team Managers in their role of supporting the development of Social Workers.

South Warwickshire's Assessment and Intervention Team is looking for a Team Manager to join our Case Management Practice. If you are looking for a new challenge within a supportive team – then look no further!

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week
Fixed term contract for 6 months.

The team is responsible for ensuring that children and young people are protected in accordance with legislation and the Council’s own policy and guidelines.  We’re looking for a Team Manager with a genuine commitment to getting the best outcomes for Children and families to join our team, helping us to develop and drive forward our services.

You will be required to lead and manage a team of social work staff, you’ll be responsible for managing and allocating the workload, ensuring robust assessments are undertaken as well as promoting the development of your staffing group. This will including undertaking appraisals; setting objectives; identifying training needs and areas for development as well as supporting with the recruitment of staff.

We welcome creativity and a solution focused approach and in turn we will support you to be the best that you can.

Key Requirements

  • Professional Social Work qualification (MA/BA/BSc in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work or Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW))
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience in Children's Social Work
  • Experience in a managerial or supervising role
  • As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships with internal and external stakeholders, it’s important you have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and can work on your own initiative as well as collaboratively with individuals, families, carers, communities, colleagues and other agencies.
  • Strong influencing, persuading and analytical skills; used to working to tight deadlines, often under pressure, and making difficult decisions are also part of your role.
  • In addition you’ll have experience of leading policy within a Service area; managing staff; monitoring a budget and have good IT skills.

This organisation is 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 please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification. 

 This organisation is 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 please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Vicky Woodfield on (01926) 413827 or email: vickywoodfield@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 2nd June 2018

Interview Date: 25th June 2018

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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