Deputy Team Manager

Posted 06 March 2023
Salary £39000 - £52000 per annum + Additional benefits
LocationCentral Bedfordshire
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A Local Authority is looking for a Deputy Team Manager to join their Leaving Care Team. As the Deputy Team Manager, you will work closely with the Team Manager to manage and direct the team, resources and budgets in order to assess the needs and provide services to support children, young people and families. The Leaving Care Team provides core services to young people leaving care and young people who have left care

This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

You will be joining this local authority's vision on supporting children to make them feel safe and secure whilst ensuring children's voices are listened to and acted upon.

Benefits for you as the Deputy Team Manager:

  • Generous Annual leave
  • Excellent Car Allowance - £3,000
  • Market Supplement - £5,000
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Deputy Team Manager:

  • Manage and direct social care intensive support to provide support to children, young people, families and carers where there is a risk or need.
  • Enable children and young people to remain safely in their homes wherever possible, and ensure they achieve good outcomes through effective social work intervention.
  • Deliver a range of targeted help, family support and effective interventions which build resilience, remove barriers and enable children to look forward to a brighter future.

Requirements of you as the Deputy Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within Children and Families Teams
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: Up to £52,000

Please follow the instructions on this website, or contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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