Outreach Team Manager
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 Specialist Support Services
We are looking to recruit a Team Manager to manage our successful Outreach Service. The role will involve managing a team of Outreach support workers and requires a highly skilled and experienced person who is able to manage supported living placements 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 including emotional, behavioural and communication. Experience of working with young people 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 rare opportunity to work for Worcestershire County Council, who recognises 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, childcare vouchers and a wealth of other benefits including flexible and mobile working.
Enquiries/Forms: Apply online at www.wmjobs.co.uk
Closing date: Sunday 19th May 2019
Proposed interview date: Thursday 6th June 2019