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Team Manager - Children In Need of Protection

Ambitious team manager needed to lead the long-term Children In Need & Child Protection Team

Your new organisation
From the start of this year, Buckinghamshire County Council's children's services are now headed by a new permanent senior management team. Having met these leaders, we can confidently say that they are genuinely inclusive and supportive leaders who are determined to turn Buckinghamshire's Children's Services to a high performing level again and further improve the outcomes for vulnerable children across the borough. This priority includes the recruitment of a highly motivated and forward-thinking team manager who has a track record of service improvement.

Your new role
You will join a fast-paced team will work with children on long-term CIN / CP plans and will be responsible for core assessments and implementing and reviewing CIN and CP plans. You will manage a team consisting of 2 Assistant Team Managers and 8 Social Workers. Your team will also look after initiations of court proceedings and then refer these on to the dedicated Court teams. Acknowledging that this is a busy team, you will be well supported by the senior management team on caseload and capacity management.

This is an excellent time to join the service as a key part of their journey to become an outstanding service.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in this role, you will need the following:

  • Strong Social Work management experience of a CIN/CP team
  • Ability to motivate as well as drive performance and unity in your team
  • A high standard of quality assurance and good practice, with the ability to translate this to your team
  • Resilience and understanding of the ethics and values of Social Work

What you'll get in return
  • £47,631 to £52,870 per annum salary
  • Golden Hello bonus of £2125 after one year of successful service
  • £300 p.a. Crucial Car Allowance
  • Up to £8K relocation allowance, if applicable
  • Generous annual leave, pension, childcare vouchers, and further benefits

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Jessica.Zhang now on 0207 259 8715.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


For more detailed information, or to view other vacancies with this organisation, please visit our dedicated recruitment website https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/buckinghamshire-cc/index.htm/index.htm

Summary

Job type:
Permanent
Industry
Government & Public Services
Location
Amersham
Specialism
Social Care
Pay
£47,631 - £52,870
Ref:
3361806
Closing date
Mon Sep 03 11:59:59 BST 2018
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Talk to Jessica Zhang, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Victoria

Ebury Gate, 23 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0NT

Telephone: 0207 259 8715
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