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Team Manager (Initial Contact, Referral and Assessment)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
13/10/2016
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/10/2016 22:59
Salary:
£39,660 - £43,387 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
156383
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
WCL441(e)

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Oct


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

37 hours per week.

An opportunity has opened for a Team Manager to join Newcastle City Council Children’s Social Care Services.

We are looking for someone with strong skills, patience and focus to manage a team of social work staff. This role will include work allocation, performance monitoring, dealing with staffing issues and the training and development of a Team within the West Service.

You will be required to have the determination and commitment to create a brighter future for children, young people and families within Newcastle.

With relevant experience working in Children’s Social Care you will be familiar with child protection systems and processes, court work and working with children who are looked after. You should also have knowledge of statutory requirements and local procedures.

As a member of a team managers group, you will play an important role in delivering a needs led professional service ensuring that vulnerable children and their families benefit from the best possible safeguarding and protection.

You must hold a relevant Social Work qualification such as the Social Work Degree, DipSW, CQSW or CSS and be registered with the HCPC. You should also have a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience and a track record of effective leadership, development and motivation of staff.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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