Sefton is a great place to live, work, visit and invest. We provide many different services and we offer a wide range of opportunities to job applicants from all backgrounds, ages, skills and interests. Our aim is to have a diverse workforce that understands and represents the communities they serve. We are engaging our communities in creating a borough-wide vision that will promote prosperity and see our communities flourish.
If you would like to be part of our team and want to contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate and are willing to work as part of a team we would like to hear from you for our current vacancy of Team Manager in one of Sefton’s Assessment Teams.
Do you want to make a difference to outcomes for children and young people? Are you passionate, child focused and resilient with a ‘can do’ attitude? If so, Sefton Council wants you to help achieve its vision for all children. . With our partners, we are working hard to help all children and young people keep and feel safe; to support individuals and families as early as possible; and to help children and young people feel good about themselves and others. Team Managers have management responsibility for a team of social workers and are expected to provide robust supervision in line with Sefton’s supervision policy. Applicants should have proven management experience or be ready for the step up to a management position. Please note that in order to apply for this post you must be qualified and registered as a Social Worker with the HCPC and have post qualifying experience in safeguarding children.
If successful, you will also be required to apply for an Enhanced Criminal Record Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults across the Borough. As such the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act relating to the non-disclosure of spent convictions do not apply to this job. YOU MUST THEREFORE, DISCLOSE WHETHER YOU HAVE ANY PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS IN THE APPLICATION FORM.
For an informal discussion about the Team Manager role please contact Julie Bucknall at firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone: 0151 934 2536
Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).
Please fully complete the online application form.