Team Manager Children's Service

£34,000 - £47,266 plus travel expenses of 45ppm
30 Jan 2020
23 Feb 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Team Manager Children's Service

Are you looking for a new challenge within Children’s Services, if you are an experienced leader with a recognised social work qualification apply today!

Our client is the UK’s leading charity campaigning and working in child protection, they transform lives by working directly with some of the most vulnerable children and families.

Salary: £34,000 - £47,266 plus travel expenses of 45ppm

Location: Tidworth, Wiltshire

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Working Hours Per Week: 35

Closing Date: 23rd February 2020

Interview Date: 6th March 2020

About the role:

Our client is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the role of Team Manager. You will be an integral part of the management team and will be responsible for the line management of Children's Services Practitioners from different professional backgrounds including social workers, delivering services to children and families across Wiltshire, Hampshire and Southampton.

You will supervise and develop staff in line with our client’s expectations, contribute to the delivery of services and contribute to the evaluation of their work.

You will join the team at an exciting time in our client’s planning and developments, you will have opportunities to work closely with partners to support their scale up ambitions.

About You:

As Team Manager you will have excellent communication skills, previous experience of line management within social work as well as a drive and passion for improving outcomes for Children and Families.

You will need to have the following skills and experience:

  • A recognised social work qualification
  • Experience of delivering services in a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Comprehensive knowledge, practice experience and skills in relation to child protection investigation
  • Experience of staff management
  • Knowledge and understanding of enabling the participation of children and young people in the delivery of services.
  • A full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Children and Young People Team Manager, Social Worker, Service Manager, Children's Social Care, Youth Service Team Manager, Registered Manager Children & Young People