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Assistant Team Manager, Children with Disabilities

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/08/2019 23:59
£39782 - £43662 per annum
Essential Car User Allowance of £1239 per annum and 2% Recruitment and Retention Allowance
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Sandhill Centre, Sunderland

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Aug

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This job is closed for applications.

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Assistant Team Manager, Children with Disabilities

Grade 9 - £39782 - £43662 per annum, plus payment of an Essential Car User Allowance of £1239 per annum and 2% Recruitment and Retention Allowance.

Together for Children is a newly established Company in Sunderland which works on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the city including social care, early help and education.

Are you passionate about supporting children with disabilities to reach their full potential? If so, then think about joining our Children with Disabilities Team and being part of our journey to excellence. This is a unique opportunity to join us at the start of an exciting and innovative programme of change as we shape and develop our new dedicated children's company, Together for Children Sunderland.

You will work directly with children and families, as the allocated Social Worker to monitor and review the implementation of Child in Need, Child Protection. LAC Plans and progress cases via Care Proceedings ensuring that children needs are being met. You will you have a supervisory role of providing direct supervision of Child & Family Workers who work alongside the Social workers within the team. You will be expected to deputise for the Team Manager and will be expected to cover roles such as Chair Strategy Meetings, Chair Team Meetings, attend Child Protection Conferences, PLO Panel and oversee less experienced workers in court. You may be called upon to attend a variety of Meetings/Panels including Transition/Court/Child Protection/External Placement Planning and Permanence.

Please note all applicants must have successfully completed Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE).

As part of our Safer Recruitment process, should you be shortlisted for interview, references will be requested prior to interview.

For further information on Together for Children, please check our website

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note if you have not heard from us within six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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