Team Manager

Date:  16-Nov-2022
Job Location: 

Gloucester

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.
 

  • Job Title:                            Team Manager
  • Job Location:                     Youth Support Team 
  • Salary:                               £47,573- £49,590 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent 
  • Closing Date:                     18/12/2022 
  • Job Requisition Number:   2685 
  • This post is not open to job share

 

We are currently recruiting for a Team Manager to join our 11-25 Gloucester Permanence Team.

 

About us

For all your hard work. You will receive the following;

 

  • Between £47,573- £49,590 per annum subject to experience
  • Annual retention payment of £2,000
  • Flexible and agile working opportunities
  • 25.5 days annual leave rising to 30.5 days after 5 years continuous service
  • An option to purchase 10 days of additional leave per year (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Family friendly policies and benefits to help support you and your family
  • Supportive and positive working environment with regular, robust supervision
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that provides free, confidential, counselling and advice for employees, available 24 hours a day, online and by telephone.
  • An in-house Occupational Health service
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Links to employee networks such as Prism (LGBT+) and the Young Employees Network
  • Career development and qualification opportunities
  • Access to our Social Work Academy

 

Right child, right support, right time, every time

Gloucestershire’s vision is “to work together to give every child the best possible chance of a remarkable life, especially those children who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.”

 

We have ambitious improvement and transformation plans to create the optimum conditions within which our staff can make a real difference and improve outcomes for children.

 

We are a local authority adopting, and training all colleagues in, systemic social work practice. If you would like to join an authority that takes a relational approach to working with families and focuses on what needs to change in the system around a child and family to enable children to thrive, then consider a role with GCC.

 

About the team and role 

 

As a Permanence Team Manager within the 11-25 years’ service, you will be accountable for a team of Social Workers and Leaving Care Personal advisors who are working directly with children in care, care leavers and their families. You will play a key role in developing your team’s approach through managing workflow and quality assuring work through observations, reflective supervision and GCC’s quality assurance framework.

 

Through working with colleagues within the service and partner agencies, you will oversee the effective planning of interventions and support to ensure we are able to provide support and protection for young people in need and assist with smooth transitions.

 

About you

 

As a Team Manager, we’ll ask you to lead and support a team of social workers to deliver services of the highest quality. Ensuring statutory duties and best practice is followed, you’ll develop a team plan in line with Children’s Services strategic objectives and provide management oversight on all cases with a clear understanding of risk. Your role will focus on managing the team’s workflow and quality assuring work through observations, reflective supervision and GCC’s quality assurance framework, as well as contributing towards the development of the framework itself. Through building positive relationships with colleagues within both the service and partner agencies, you will ensure we are able to provide support and protection for vulnerable children and young people across the County.
 

As well as your experience as a frontline social worker, there are some things we require of you to be successfully appointed to this post:

  • Social Work England registration
  • A recognised qualification in Social Work
  • To have passed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)
  • A full driving licence and willingness to drive
  • DBS clearance
     

How to apply

 

For an informal chat about this role, please email Mark.Bone@gloucestershire.gov.uk before the closing date. Alternatively please apply within and we will be in touch.

Additional Information


To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-


Team Manager Role Profile


This Position is subject to a DBS check.


Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.


It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.