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Team Manager

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Bassett Street, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 4PE 


Closing date:20 October 2019 at midnight 

Salary range: £40,701 - £44,964 + Market Premium of £3,000 payable
• To champion improved outcomes for children and young people in Leicestershire
• To ensure that children and families receive high-quality, coordinated services which meet their needs and keep children safe
• To work with partner agencies in a coordinated and integrated approach wherever possible to achieve good outcomes for children and families
• To take the lead in embedding the Departmental practice framework underpinned by the signs of safety methodology to support the delivery of high-quality social work practice  
• Relevant degree or equivalent
• Professional Social Work Qualification
• Evidence of continued learning and development
• Professional Body Membership
• Substantial post qualifying experience of working with children and families
• Experience of statutory childcare work, including safeguarding, child protection and court processes
• Experience of supervising staff and social work students
• Full understanding and strong record of practicing using signs of safety methodology or commitment to further development
• Knowledge of relevant guidance and regulations including the Children Act 1989, Working Together 2015 and the Children and Social Work Act 2017
• Knowledge of current policy and the signs of safety methodology
• Knowledge of social work practice
• To have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to motivate staff and partners to work together effectively for change
• Able to deliver results with tight deadlines
• To have excellent presentation skills
• To be able to collect analyse and interpret performance and statistical data
• An understanding of and commitment to Equal opportunities and the ability to apply this in all situations
• Willing to work duty systems and to work outside normal hours as and when required
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Lorraine Harris Tel: 0116 305 5843 Email: Lorraine.Harris@leics.gov.uk   
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

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