Team Manager (Corporate Parenting Team 3)
Due to the appointment of the current team manager to an external post, we are looking to appoint a Team Manager in the Corporate Parenting Service.
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
As the Team Manager, you will have overall responsibility for a team of 6 FTE social workers and a full-time family support worker. You will expect to carry out supervision, development of staff and performance management. We will appoint somebody with a sound knowledge base of the challenges facing our most vulnerable group of children and young people. You will be a dedicated and enthusiastic manager who will ensure that our young people get the very best service, tailoring support packages to meet individual need and working in partnership with all relevant agencies.
You will be joining 3 other team managers who provide support and challenge, and will be supervised by the Service Manager.
You must be a registered social worker with SWE, and have substantial experience within Children’s Social Care at team management, Lead Practitioner or in a supervisory capacity. You will be a confident leader and able to work to high standards.
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.