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Deputy Team Manager

Social Care

Children's Services

Blackpool Council

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Hours: 37 Hours, including evening and weekend work as part of a rota

Salary: H3 SCP 36 - 40 £38,813 - £42,683 per annum plus 2 increments for evening and weekend work

Closing Date: 13th July, 23:59

Our children’s services team is leading the way with exciting developments to further improve the lives of children and families in Blackpool. As a result, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Deputy Team Manager to work in our Targeted Intervention Service delivering services to children, young people and families across our town.

The Targeted Intervention Service brings together teams who deliver support to Children and Families including our Leaving Care Service, Family Practitioner Team providing support to young people with substance misuse and/or sexual health issues and our award nominated Family Hubs.

The deputy team manager will provide leadership to ensure that the highest standards of effective practice are delivered and maintained by the service. The focus will be on achieving the best outcomes for those we serve, the highest possible professional standards, managing and motivating a multi-disciplinary staff team, having oversight of case management and ensuring effective assessment and outcome-based interventions are delivered.

This is a rare opportunity to join a supportive and forward-thinking team of people, committed to ensuring a quality service is provided.

Are you the passionate candidate we’re looking for? You’ll need:

  • Deputy team manager skills with a proven ability to manage staff within a multi-agency setting;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • The ability to drive high quality practice with a focus on both quality and compliance;
  • To be a reflective manager who promotes staff development.

If you’d like to join us at this exciting and innovative time, and want to make a real difference to people’s lives, apply today!

For further information and to discuss this role, please contact Sara McCartan T: 07467444595, E:


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory two year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, medical clearance, evidence of any essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.


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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

13th Jul 2020

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