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Team Manager (R0000426)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/07/2019 23:59
£42,683 - £44,632
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Jul

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Reference: R0000426

Department: Children's Care

Service Area: Children's Services

Salary: GBP 42,683 - GBP 44,632

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

Please Note

Applicants will no longer be able to use their North East Jobs account to apply. If you are internal to Middlesbrough Council, you will be required to use your Staff Portal credentials to log in. Alternatively, if you are an external applicant, you will need to register as a ‘new user’, and use the log on credentials created for any future applications.

An opportunity has arisen for a Team Manager position based in a child in need and child protection team in the Children's Safeguarding Service.

The Team Manager post will be managing a team of Children's Social Workers based in one of the seven Children's Social Work Child in need and child protection teams in Middlesbrough. The Team Manager will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of a highly efficient Social Work team carrying out assessment and planning in the areas of Section 17, Section 47 and Section 20.

The applicant must have DipSW / Degree in SW or equivalent and have had experience in managing teams / individuals in the social work field. The successful candidate must have an ability to work within LSCB and departmental procedures and show a commitment to providing regular qualitative supervision to Social Workers. Experience of multi-agency working is essential and an in-depth knowledge of the relevant legislation and resulting practice issues in respect of child protection is required.

Middlesbrough's Safeguarding ethos is 'excellence' and the candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to this ethos and ensuring children have the safest, best possible care.

The applicant will be expected to have strong leadership skills and the ability to work and lead a team of Social Workers.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: Thursday 18th July 2019 by 12 midnight.

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