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Team Manager - Safeguarding Teams

Social Care

Childrens' Services

Tameside Council

TEAM MANAGER –Safeguarding Teams
Located at Denton Centre, Acre Street, Denton, M34 2BW
36 hours per week, Permanent

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 safeguarding 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.

This post requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Please contact Leanne Holmes/Tracey Lockie on 0161 342 4322/0161 342 2656 for more information

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: DPT162
Closing Date: 23 July 2019
Interviews: to be confirmed

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

23rd Jul 2019

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