Team Manager - Children in Care Team

Posted 18 July 2022
Salary £48000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
LocationKent
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Work Fostering
ReferenceTM180720226_1658157978
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A Kent-based Local Authority is looking for a Team Manager to join their Children in Care Service. As the team manager, you will have overall operational management responsibilities for four teams within the children's social work team. This role is a full-time, and permanent position.

You will be joining this local authority's vision of supporting Children and Young people to make them feel safe and secure. As the ideal team manager, you will need to have leadership and management experience within a children's social work team. You will need to be committed and have the drive to match this Local Authority's ambitions.

Benefits for you as the Team Manager:

  • Generous Annual leave
  • Car Allowance
  • Marketing Premia - £4,000
  • Retention Payment - £3,000
  • Career Progression Scheme
  • Relocation Scheme
  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as the Team Manager:

  • Lead, manage and motivate staff
  • Manage team budgets effectively
  • Manage and oversee the performance of the team
  • Support the safer recruitment and selection of new staff

Requirements of you as the Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • Valid registration with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working within Children and Families Teams
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Experience of working within child protection and court work
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence



Location: Kent

Salary: up to £49,000 plus £4,000 market premia + £3,000 retention payment

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna, Associate Director, on 07587 031 100 or tmckenna@charecruitment.com for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details


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