Team Managers - Children In Need of Protection

Froward thinking and ambitious team managers needed to join the long-term Children in Need of Protection team.

Your new organisation
Based near Chesham, this council has made excellent headway from the start of this year on major improvements and innovative developments to the Children and Young People's Services. A key step in achieving this has come from the new senior management team who are collaborative in ensuring that a genuinely inclusive and supportive working environment is in place to promote innovation, dedication to achievement and high standards of practice.

This council is aiming for outstanding service. To further improve the outcomes for vulnerable children across the borough, we are looking to appoint two highly motivated and forward-thinking team managers who have a track record of service improvement.

Your new role
You will join a fast-paced team working with children on long-term CIN / CP plans. The team is 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 achieving 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

  • £46,785 to £52,781 per annum salary
  • Retention bonus of £2000 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 us now.
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.


Job type:
Government & Public Services
Social Care
£46,785 - £52,781 per annum
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Talk to a consultant

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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