The role of pod manager is to lead a social work team to deliver high quality safeguarding and care services, to children in need and their families.
For further information on this role please contact Julie Dreher (Head of Service) on Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 01273 295338
About the role
We are seeking to appoint a pod manager who can promote our relationship-based model of practice, in their management and leadership of a social work pod, who are working to safeguard and care for children in Brighton and Hove.
You will be responsible for a team of social workers, who will be working with families from assessment through to child in need or child protection plans, court proceedings, children in care, adoption and permanence.
You will need to have proven management skills and experience in child care legislation.
Interviews to be held 29th November.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.