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Team Manager - Brokerage Accommodation Team
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC15465
  • Published: Wed 20/01/2021, 11:40 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 02/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,845- £49,866 + £4000 annual market forces payment
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Stevenage , Hertfordshire

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Team Manager - Brokerage Accommodation Team

Job Title: Team Manager - Brokerage Accommodation Team
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary Range: £46,845- £49,866 + £4000 annual market forces payment
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

Do you have the drive and commitment to deliver the highest quality services to children and young people and their families?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Manager to manage our Brokerage Accommodation Team.

You will manage a supportive and busy team dealing with a range of tasks to deliver high quality services to children and their families. You will require excellent communication skills, a good understanding of the needs of Looked after Children and families in need of support, budget management skills, an ability to work under pressure and challenge practice where appropriate both internally and with our external providers.

Management experience and a social work qualification are essential.

The job will require some travel so the postholder will need to hold a full driving license and on occasion use their own car for business purposes.

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for the delivery of brokerage services in line with Departmental Strategy to include:

  • Management of the Brokerage Accommodation Team
  • Placement planning activity
  • Monitoring financial spend
  • Funding agreements
  • Working with Providers to ensure children are receiving good quality care
  • Placement finding
  • Managing Placement Moves
  • Sourcing of support packages
  • Monitoring  of provider notifications /Ofsted reports and ensure any safeguarding issues are addressed with relevant parties

Benefits: Hertfordshire County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all our employees. This includes:

  • Tailored training to develop in your role.
  • Free parking at all our sites
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Financial Wellbeing Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Staff discounts in gyms, travel agents, car sales, restaurants and days out
  • Strong links with university courses
  • Work/life balance and staff wellbeing
  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

Closing Date: 2nd February 2021
Interview Date: 9th February 2021

Please contact Lynn Knowles on 07740918847 or Ogo Williams Rondero 07812 322461 for an informal discussion.