Team Manager - Children in Care
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC266RJ
  • Published: Mon 03/05/2021, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Up to £52,658 per annum inclusive of market premia
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Team Manager - Children in Care

We are recruiting an experienced Team Manager to join our Children in Care Team and help us achieve our vision for all our children, young people and families in Medway.

You will be responsible for leading, managing and coaching a team of 6 social workers and a family support worker responsible for delivering and improving services for vulnerable children, young people and their families. You will report to a Group Manager and work closely with other Team Managers across the service.

As a registered social worker with SWE you will have a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience working with children and families in the statutory sector. You will also be able to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge and experience and ideally have experience of working with ‘Signs of Safety’ or a similar relationship and strengths-based practice framework.

You will be motivated, committed and passionate about making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families. You will be able to build effective relationships, demonstrate strong assessment and analysis skills and work effectively as part of a team.

In return for your commitment, we are proud to offer an excellent benefits package including a market premia payment of £4000 per annum (paid in 12 equal payments) and a retention payment of £3000 per annum (paid after 1 years’ continuous service with Medway).

For an informal discussion please contact Nicoleta Stangu, Head of Service for Children in Care on 01634 334104 or email cscrecruitment@medway.gov.uk 

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Your application will be reviewed as soon as you apply.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviewed via Microsoft Teams.

This post is subject to an enhanced Children’s DBS check.

Candidates must have a valid driving licence for use in the UK and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

 

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Please note that all recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the Children's Services Recruitment Team on 01634 332211 or email cscrecruitment@medway.gov.uk. 

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

For more information on our Children & Adults Social Care jobs please visit: www.medwaysocialcarejobs.co.uk.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

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