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Team Manager - Duty Team

Social Care

Childrens' Services

Tameside Council


CHILDREN’S SERVICES

CHILD PROTECTION AND CHILDREN IN NEED

TEAM MANAGER - DUTY TEAM

36 hours per week, Permanent

Located at Denton Centre, Acre Street, Denton, M34 2BW

Salary: Grade J. Scale 40 - £42,683 to Scale 43 - £45,591 with a professional bar at SCP 41**
** This post is classified as being in a professional job category. As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:
1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above AND a management qualification, AND
2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND
3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND
4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.

Children’s Services in Tameside are on an improvement journey and we looking for a committed and enthusiastic Team Manager to join us in one of our duty teams.
For this role you will have considerable experience of working with children and their families in a statutory social care environment.

As Team Manager you will be responsible for a team providing assessment, planning and intervention services to children in need, children in need of protection and looked after children.

With fantastic leadership skills and attributes, you will ensure your team members are well supported and equipped to succeed. We expect you to have extensive frontline experience as well as a solid track record of managing and developing a team. Building positive relationships is important not just with the children, young people and families we work with but also with colleagues and external partner agencies.

You will offer a high level of support and challenge to your social workers and inspire your teams to do their very best for Tameside children.

We firmly believe that all children in Tameside deserve the best start in life, and we are looking for the right people to help make this happen.

Why work for us?
• Supportive teams and a great, friendly working environment
• Flexible working opportunities
• Social Work teams centrally located together
• A high standard of professional supervision and a focus on supporting professional development
• Manageable caseloads to enable reflective practice

This is an exciting time to join Tameside and you will be part of a service that is highly committed, welcoming and supportive. We are continuing to transform our approach to how we deliver services to support children and families having implemented the Signs of Safety Practice Model.

Our HEART OF PRACTICE core values and principles:
• The child is kept central to all our work
• Honesty and respect guides and underpins our daily practice
• Services built on developing effective relationships with each other and those we support
• A commitment to improvement and always striving to be the best we can be
• A culture of Public Service where we are clear on our responsibilities and show how we meet the expectations for those we support

This post requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification

Ref No: DPT29
Closing Date: 26th April 2019
Interviews: to be confirmed
CHILDREN’S SERVICES

CHILD PROTECTION AND CHILDREN IN NEED

TEAM MANAGER - DUTY TEAM

36 hours per week, Permanent

Located at Denton Centre, Acre Street, Denton, M34 2BW

Salary: Grade J. Scale 40 - £42,683 to Scale 43 - £45,591 with a professional bar at SCP 41**
** This post is classified as being in a professional job category. As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:
1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above AND a management qualification, AND
2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND
3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND
4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.

Children’s Services in Tameside are on an improvement journey and we looking for a committed and enthusiastic Team Manager to join us in one of our duty teams.
For this role you will have considerable experience of working with children and their families in a statutory social care environment.

As Team Manager you will be responsible for a team providing assessment, planning and intervention services to children in need, children in need of protection and looked after children.

With fantastic leadership skills and attributes, you will ensure your team members are well supported and equipped to succeed. We expect you to have extensive frontline experience as well as a solid track record of managing and developing a team. Building positive relationships is important not just with the children, young people and families we work with but also with colleagues and external partner agencies.

You will offer a high level of support and challenge to your social workers and inspire your teams to do their very best for Tameside children.

We firmly believe that all children in Tameside deserve the best start in life, and we are looking for the right people to help make this happen.

Why work for us?
• Supportive teams and a great, friendly working environment
• Flexible working opportunities
• Social Work teams centrally located together
• A high standard of professional supervision and a focus on supporting professional development
• Manageable caseloads to enable reflective practice

This is an exciting time to join Tameside and you will be part of a service that is highly committed, welcoming and supportive. We are continuing to transform our approach to how we deliver services to support children and families having implemented the Signs of Safety Practice Model.

Our HEART OF PRACTICE core values and principles:
• The child is kept central to all our work
• Honesty and respect guides and underpins our daily practice
• Services built on developing effective relationships with each other and those we support
• A commitment to improvement and always striving to be the best we can be
• A culture of Public Service where we are clear on our responsibilities and show how we meet the expectations for those we support

This post requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification

Ref No: DPT29
Closing Date: 26th April 2019
Interviews: to be confirmed

Job Description/ Person Specification.doc

salary from

£42,683.00

contract

permanent

working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

26th Apr 2019

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