Team Manager in Children's Social Care

Job Reference Ref/233/3267

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Full Time
Salary Range :
£48,210 - £51,545 pro-rata
Working Hours:
37
Location:
Cambridge
Job Category:
Social Worker - Children
Organisation:
Cambridgeshire County Council

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible and creative working arrangements
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

We are looking for dynamic and passionate Social Work qualified practitioners to join us as Team Managers in Children's Social Care. These are exciting opportunities as we have roles available across the county within Children in Care, Children with Disabilities and the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Our Team Managers think creatively in delivering targeted support and understanding thresholds. The role includes work allocation, performance monitoring, dealing with staffing issues and supporting the training and development of the team.

We pride ourselves on providing Social Workers with a friendly, safe and supportive environment to work in and our Team Managers are vital in this.

We have a range of positions available so apply or get in touch with us today by calling Beth on 01223 475920. Alternatively, you can email us on joinus@cambridgeshire.gov.uk or visit our website for more information.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply, we want to speak to you now!

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation, and the communities we serve.

About you

We're looking for confident and dynamic individuals who enjoy making a difference in their local community, are curious and spot things that others might not see, enjoys building relationships and likes to explore possibilities.

You must:

  • Be a qualified Social Worker with a Social Work England registration
  • Have the ability to work from a variety of locations and travel countywide independently
  • Have strong leadership skills
  • Have experience of child protection systems and processes, court work and working with children who are looked after
  • Have knowledge of statutory requirements and local procedures

For a full list of the requirements of the role, please check out the Job Description & Person Specification.

About us

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 

http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/council/jobs-and-careers

 

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