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Assistant Team Manager - Social Work

  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council - Social Care
  • Reference: SC/18/78324
  • Published: Thu 18/10/2018, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/11/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: Starting Salary is £42,806
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire

At Wokingham Borough Council, we understand the importance of having great leaders in our Children’s Services. Excellent leaders form the foundations, enabling us to provide the highest possible care for our children. They also help us develop our people to become the best professionals. 

We’re currently seeking three enthusiastic Assistant Team Managers to join our Duty Triage and Assessment, Long Term Social Care and Disabled Children’s Teams. 

As an Assistant Team Manager, you’ll work alongside the Team Manager to manage a team of social workers. Whilst you won’t be carrying caseloads, you’ll have direct involvement with service users, making a significant impact to the frontline of social work. You’ll use your experience mentoring social workers, to help your team provide great care for children and their families. 

We’re determined to continue to develop social workers of the highest calibre and you will play a key role in the development of those under your charge. 

About you 

We’re looking for experienced social work professionals, ready to take a step-up into a first-time management role - as well as those who already have experience supervising staff. 

Your passion and determination will help you make this step up and we will support you through relevant training to make sure you have everything you need to succeed in this role. 

We’ll look to you to strive for great outcomes within your team, by supporting staff and finding solutions. Most importantly, we are looking for a determined and innovative individual who wants to help drive our service forward. 

If you feel that you have what it takes to stand amongst the very best in the social care sector, then we want to hear from you. 

We are Wokingham… are you? 

About us 

Wokingham is a small but highly ambitious authority. We offer a learning culture, where the door is always open. We understand that effective communication and feedback is the key to a successful team. 

Looking at our Children’s Services, you’ll uncover a network of high performing teams that are boldly turning the traditional approach to social work on its head. Free from conventions, we are purely focused on providing the highest level of social work practice and care to our children and families. We believe we have placed ourselves in the very best position to do so. Our team members enjoy a stable environment that allows space to think, and promote an innovative approach to social work practise. 

With an extensive list of benefits and a commitment to your continual professional development, Wokingham is the best choice for the next step in your social work career.

Downloads

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  • Children's Services Structure Chart
  • Job Description

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council - Social Care
  • Reference: SC/18/78324
  • Published: Thu 18/10/2018, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/11/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: Starting Salary is £42,806
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire

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