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Group Manager - Care Resources

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 176
  • Published: Wed 07/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 29/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 52921.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

Grade10 -  £50,826 to £55,017pa (Plus £8k Market Supplement)

Care Resources is experiencing some exciting changes within Fostering recruitment/ fostering retention/Permanence/ Leaving care and contact work. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for career progression and to bring their social work experience to help us meet the needs of a developing service .

A group Manager within the service will needs to be:

Versatile: be able to work with understand and empower a range of teams and workers in the services we provide .

Good communicator across Children’s Services and represent Care Resources in a range of settings,

Influence sustainable change , direction and new ways of working that have the within budget can support our staff and carers to meet the variety of needs of children in care.

This role will requires someone who can work from top to bottom and enrol the various  teams to develop practice and  improve outcomes. It also requires the ability to work across a number of teams, directorates and partner agencies.

Requirements for the role are:

1.    Ability to be calm, lead, give direction and be authoritative

2.    Ability to make decisive decisions and see them through to implementation

3.    Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders

4.    Ability to influence local practice and promote children in care, and Care Resources

5.    Ability to write report and develop practice standards within the service and integrate them into practice across each team

6.    Ability to manage budgets and provide data for finance reports and performance appraisal.

7.    Ability to lead, innovate and promote new ways of working

Let’s make a difference together. Come and be part of care Resources  

Please contact Tendai Dooley on  01708 431980 if you have any enquiries.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 28th April 2021, We reserve the right to close the vacancy early. (Please note the CV's will not be accepted)

You will be notified if your application has been successful. Interviews be scheduled for soon after

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view Group Manager Job Profile here

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  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 176
  • Published: Wed 07/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 29/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 52921.5
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering