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Team Manager - Assessment
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC883AH
  • Published: Mon 05/09/2022, 11:08 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,376 - £49,437 plus market premia
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Team Manager - Assessment

We are recruiting Team Managers to join our Assessment Team. You will be responsible for leading, managing and coaching a team of 6 social workers 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.

About You

  • You will be a registered with Social Work England
  • Have a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience working with children and families 
  • Have experience in management/leadership
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work purposes

Our Offer to you:

  • Essential Car User Allowance with option to request a Lease Car after 6 months
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years local government service)
  • Flexible working (blended working and 9 day fortnight)
  • Retention Payment of £3000 per annum (payable in April following 1 year's service in Medway)
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Relocation allowance of up to £8,000
  • Free parking

To view the full range of benefits available please click here.

To Apply

Please click on the 'Apply Online' button.  Alternatively email your cv with a covering letter to, quoting CSC883AH

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Suzanne Mehmet, Service Manager for Assessment, on 01634 334470

 or email 


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.


Important Information

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 332858 or email 

Please visit 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.

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