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Team Leader - Through Care Team 2

  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/21/173993
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 13:11 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,862 - £48,874 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2AL, Hampshire

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

Our Through Care Team 2 works with Looked After Young People, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Care Leavers to support them through to independence or reunification to their families. This is an exciting and privileged opportunity to support children and young people in their plans for permanence and to prepare them for adulthood.

The post holder will be responsible for leading and supporting a mixed pod of Social Worker’s and Personal Advisors who will be holding a caseload of young people who are either looked after or care leavers. The post holder will be responsible for providing their pod members with monthly supervision and supporting them to complete statutory tasks within timescales. You will offer further support to their pod by regular pod meetings and day to day informal supervision. You will support staff development and learning through mentoring, direct observations and reflective supervision. The post holder will quality assure written work of their pod members including assessments and plans. You will be duty manager for the team’s intake service on a rota. The post holder will be responsible for ensure young people have clear assessments of their needs and that these are used to form robust plans for young people. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring these plans progress and are regularly reviewed.

What you’ll need to succeed

Passionate about working with young people you will be an excellent and hold a social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.  You will be able to support staff to grow who can cope with competing demands and the stresses that comes with them.


What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

Please note DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Every post is subject to PCC and Portsmouth Safeguarding Children’s Board safer recruitment procedures.

 Interviews- week commencing 3rd January 2022

 

 

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  • Employer: Portsmouth City Council
  • Reference: PCC/21/173993
  • Published: Wed 24/11/2021, 13:11 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,862 - £48,874 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth PO1 2AL, Hampshire

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