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Team Manager - Protection & Support Unit

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/10/2021 12:00
£46,845 - £48,852 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seafield House
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

This is a time of exciting change in Redcar and Cleveland and we would like to invite applications for a Team Manager (Practice Manager) post within the Protection and Support Unit.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed individual, to be in charge of a social work team undertaking statutory duties of safeguarding children and working with children in need and their families to achieve best outcomes, alongside promoting new ways of delivering flexible and relevant services.

Your role will involve the on-going development of the team, building on excellent partnership arrangements to ensure that effective support is provided to families. In turn, you will join a supportive and forward thinking management team who are passionate about improving the life chances of children and young people. As an authority, we are committed to providing high quality services and offer an excellent working environment valuing supervision, training and professional development.

The successful candidate will have:
- A relevant social work qualification
- At least 4 years’ post qualifying experience as a children and families’ social worker
- Legal knowledge and court experience
- Experience in supervising people.

For further discussion please contact Mandy Byron at mandy.byron@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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