Service Manager - Children's Social Care
To achieve our vision of a brighter future for our Children's Services, we are embarking on a campaign to recruit a significant number of Children's Social Workers and Managers. We are investing an additional GBP4.8 million in Children's Social Care to pay for enhanced payments, the development of an exciting training offer and increased access to Team Management and administrative support. We are in the early stages of an exciting and transformative improvement journey following our recent disappointing Ofsted inspection, with a plan to get to "Good" within two years.
You will be responsible for managing a group of Team Managers in one of the following areas:
Family Support and protection
Children with disabilities and CAMHS
Children Looked After and Leaving Care
Assessment and early intervention
Skills and Experience
We are looking for people with the relevant skills, expertise, experience, ambition and drive to help us achieve our goals. If you are motivated to make a positive difference to children and families, you are open to new ideas and can use your expertise to help us achieve, then we want to hear from you.
This is a very exciting time for our Children's Services Directorate and we need committed individuals to support us on our improvement journey. You will become part of our growing team which will work towards making a difference to our children and to develop the next generation of Tower Hamlets' citizens
To find out more about the roles please visit To apply, please visit We have made it easier to apply, just upload a CV, answer some screening questions and three questions about the role. If you are interested in the Team Manager positions in fostering and adoption and/or the child placement team there will be an additional question for you to provide a response. Closing date: 25 September 2017 with interviews week commencing 9 October 2017
Benefits and Allowances
We pay GBP67,131 to GBP75,081 per annum basic salary and a Travel Allowance of GBP1,548 (payable in monthly instalments).