Focussing on the child, not forgetting you …
Team Manager – Youth Offending Service
Salary: up to £46,022
plus £2,000 annual retention payment, a £2,000 Golden Hello and lease car
Location: Bromley Civic Centre
Join us on our journey to excellence.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the London Borough of Bromley on our Road Map to Excellence and our forward thinking agenda. The Youth Offending Service (YOS) was recently inspected in 2017 overall rated as good and we are on a continual improvement journey in becoming a learning organisation as well as the development of a Practice model within Children's social care of which the YOS is a key part.
We are looking for a
You’ll be joining a busy vibrant team working to support young people involved in the criminal justice system. You’ll benefit from our high quality comprehensive development training programme. And you’ll help change the way we work with families to intervene more intensively to deliver long-lasting change in behaviour.
Focused on achieving the highest possible professional standards, you will manage and motivate a multidisciplinary staff team, having oversight of their cases and ensuring effective assessment and outcome-based intervention. A supportive leader, you will ensure team members are motivated and encouraged to deliver their best. Safeguarding will be a key aspect of your role: you will ensure the principles are in place to manage risks posed by the behaviour of young people as well as other risks.
Your impressive track record of management in a social work or criminal justice system setting will be complemented by a professional qualification in social work. You’ll add to this comprehensive knowledge of safeguarding principles related to young people involved in offending as well as a sound understanding of relevant legislation. Above all, you will have the drive, passion and commitment to make the most of our innovative approach to youth offending and achieve tangible results.
The Youth Offending Service (YOS) was recently inspected in 2017 overall rated as good and we are on a continual improvement journey in becoming a learning organisation as well as the development of a Practice model within Children's social care of which the YOS is a key part.
The Bromley Promise:
• Manageable caseloads for every Social Worker amongst the lowest in the country
• Dedicated time for reflective supervision
• Small Cluster teams with one team manager supervising five Social Workers
• Two week protected induction programme
• Excellent Learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
• Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team.
A Professional qualification in Social Work is required as well as registration with HCPC
To find out more about working in Children’s Social Care at Bromley visit -
To view our Roadmap to Excellence document visit
To view our Social Work Practise Standards visit - http://www.bromleysocialworkcareers.co.uk/media/1057/socialworkpracticestandards.pdf
Equal Opportunities Statement
We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.
We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley REAL benefits scheme; Childcare Vouchers, Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.