Service Manager (Team Manager) Child in Need and Child Protection Team 3
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Are you an experienced children’s social work manager? Do you have solid knowledge of child in need, child protection and court work and the desire to support our City’s most vulnerable children?
Our four CIN/CP teams each support children on child in need plans, child protection plans and through Court proceedings.
This team management post is responsible for the team’s performance and statutory compliance, for providing child focused reflective supervision, for timely management decision making and for ensuring that we safeguard and support the children who we work with.
This team manager post is part of the supportive and motivated Safeguarding Group Management Team. As a management team we are focused on working together, sharing our skills and supporting each other to enable our dedicated teams to continue to improve outcomes for our children. We all share the same commitment to high standards of practice.
As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.
The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.
City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Relocation expenses, in accordance with the City of York Council’s Relocation Policy, may be available for the successful candidate subject to meeting the relevant criteria
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sophie Keeble Group Manager Safeguarding firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Thursday 22 April 2021 at 12 midnight
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 10 May 2021