Team Manager (Children's Safeguarding and Support)

Location
Hilary Road, Nuneaton
Salary
£41,675 - £43,662 per annum
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
12 Jun 2019
Job Ref
WARW000004737
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

 

Bedworth and North Warwickshire Children's Safeguarding and Support 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!

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.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

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 

 

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.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager:  Natalie Sanders on (01926) 413194 or email: nataliesanders@warwickshire.gov.uk

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.

 

 

 

 

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Job Description and Person Specification

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