37 Hours per week – Permanent This is an opportunity to manage an experienced and supportive Throughcare Team based in Burton on Trent. The team work with Looked After Children from the age of 13-25 years. Throughcare Teams provide the following services: • Social Work Case Management of older Looked After Children, based around high quality care plans. • Direct work with children and young people, their families and carers • Close work with other agencies to provide packages of holistic support to young people • All aspects of Pathway Planning for young people who are preparing to leave care, with a particular focus on the specific needs of UASC’s • Advice, support and guidance to young people who have left care You will be responsible for leading and directing a team of social works, personal advisors and family support workers alongside a team co-ordinator. This will include recruitment and induction of staff; direct supervision in accordance with Directorate policies and guidelines; overseeing all referrals to the service and allocating work; authorising closure or transfer of cases and managing the performance statistics of the team. You will also hold a team budget and be responsible for managing this within the Financial Regulations Policy. For more information about the role, please contact: Nic Hull, County Manager, Throughcare LAC on email@example.com or 07815 827 830. PLEASE NOTE THIS POST IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO INTERNAL STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES. Applications received from external applicants will not be considered. To apply for this post, click on the ‘Apply’ button below. By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website. Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board NOT via Staffordshire County Council's online application site. To submit your application, you will need to register an account on the website (NB this is a separate login to WM Jobs). We collect personal information from you when you register with us to make an application. Information we collect includes name, email address and other contact details. We will use this information to communicate with you generally and to assess your application. By clicking on the Apply button and submitting your application form, you are giving your consent to the processing of your personal data in the ways described Here If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Closing Date: 23/08/2019 Interview Date: 11/09/2019 Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms. This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.