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Service Manager - Children In Care

Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£48,847 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NG 

Reference:CA1653 

Closing date:16 May 2021 at midnight 


We need you! could you bring your passion, drive and experience to improving the lives of our Children in Care and Care Leavers in Nottingham City?
    
Nottingham is a great city to live and work for many reasons…
 
Nottingham is an innovative, vibrant and fast growing city. Citizens are at the heart of everything we do and it is the role of the council to ensure that everyone is given the opportunity to lead healthy, independent, and enriched lives.
 
Our children and young people make us a youthful, energetic and exciting city, however Nottingham is not without its challenges: like many cities across England we have deprivation and disadvantage, and our workforce is at the forefront of keeping children and young people safe and improving their life chances. Nottingham City Council’s Children’s Integrated Services are committed to overcoming challenges and delivering good and outstanding services which secure the best outcomes and keep children at the heart of our strategy and practice.
 
We are really excited to offer a unique opportunity to join our Leadership Team as our new Service Manager for Children in Care and Leaving Care. The post reports to the Head of Service for Children in Care and Leaving Care and works closely with Service Managers in Children’s Duty, Fieldwork Services, CAMHS, Youth Justice and Housing. The post holder also works closely with our partners in Health, Education and the Police to support our most vulnerable children and young people.
 
We are looking for a confident and experienced Manager who will, together with the Head of Service, spearhead our commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable children, young people and their families. We are seeking a creative, passionate team player who will work across services to achieve excellence for children. You must have a strong background in leading quality services in a children’s context.
 
A qualified Social Worker registered with SWE, you will be experienced and suitably qualified in regulated activities relating to Children in Care. You will foster a culture that delivers results through continual improvement in response to national and local policy, developing and improving service delivery and approaches for children most in need, ensuring your service delivers good and cost-effective outcomes for children.
 
A detailed knowledge of statutory responsibilities in children’s social care, and thorough understanding of the government’s agenda for modernising Children’s Services is essential to this role, as is an ability to ensure compliance with Ofsted requirements.
 
What we can offer you
As well as the satisfaction of helping to change lives across Nottingham, we can offer you our award-winning package of Employee Benefits (including salary sacrifice schemes), access to the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as flexible and remote working, and a commitment to wellbeing and a healthy work – life balance.
 
You will also be able to develop your skills and leadership expertise with ongoing packages of development, mentoring and support.
 
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.
 
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
 
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.
 
If you would like to discuss the role then Alison Wakefield, who is the current post holder will be pleased to support a discussion, she can be contacted on Alison.wakefield@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
 
Closing Date:
Midnight Sunday 16th May
Shortlisting w/c: 17th May
Interviews w/c: 24th Mary 2021
 
Useful information for Applicants
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
 
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
 
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk
    
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
   
Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
   
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
  
We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
   
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.
   
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
  
We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.


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