The South East Wales Adoption Service (SEWAS) requires a Team Manager dedicated to ensuring the maintenance and development of the service in accordance with statutory requirements, guidance, National Minimum Standards and the policies and procedures of the participating authorities.
As Team Manager you will support and develop policies and procedures, the adoption team and relationships with key agencies to enhance the service as a whole. This will involve service reviews, recruitment and management of staff and the promotion of awareness of what the service provides.
A recognised Social Work qualification, Management Qualification or working towards (NVQ 4 or equivalent) and registration with the Care Council for Wales will be essential, along with experience of working within a children’s services setting. Other requirements include, but are not restricted to, strong team management skills, the ability to chair complex meetings and knowledge of adoption and childcare legislation, regulation and guidance.
The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.
Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.
Closing Date: 17th June 2021
Interview Date: 28th June 2021