Assistant Team Managers required for our:
Assessment Service and Social Work with Families Service In Croydon our Children's Services are on an energetic change journey, with new management, innovative approaches and considerable pace. We have made a great start, and are now looking for Assistant Team Managers for both our Assessment and Care Planning service. These new roles are already part of the Assessment Service and we are now introducing them into our Social Work with Families and Adolescent Services.
We are looking for passionate social workers who are ready to take the next step in their social work career. Working with Team Managers, you will supervise up to four team members and support your Team Manager to lead an outstanding service to children and young people.
If you are enthusiastic and passionate, and want to make a real difference in children and young people’s lives in Croydon then we would like to hear from you.
To be considered for theses posts, it is essential that you have a proven record of delivering high quality services for vulnerable children and young people. It is also a pre-requisite that you possess experience in a statutory children’s social care setting and have an excellent working knowledge and understanding of legislative framework, relevant research and national developments, and policies relating to children’s social care.
You will have had experience of supervising practitioners, either social work students or other qualified staff and have the skills and experience to supervise.
With a salary up to £47,511 and a welcome and a recruitment package of £8,000 (paid within 20 months - for locums and new external candidates).
We can offer a development & learning programme to support your management and leadership skills which include an Aspiring Leader Programme for children’s social workers, Black & Minority Ethnic Aspiring Managers and systemic supervision training for all managers and senior leaders in addition to a 5 day protected induction programme. For an informal discussion with our Service Managers please contact:- Veronica Leigh (Assessment Service) on 0208 726 6000 Ext. 63079 Jo Ross (Social Work with Families) 0208 726 6400 Ext 60963
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Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role. Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
The Successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Childrens' DBS check.
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