Team Manager - Care & Support 13-25 (Dorchester, Dorset)

Recruiter
DORSET COUNTY COUNCIL-1
Location
Dorchester
Salary
45523.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Jun 2018
Closes
08 Jul 2018
Job Type
Contract

We are seeking to recruit a Team Manager to be part of our Care and Support 13-25 Looked After Children and Care Leaver Service. You will manage a team of social workers and personal advisors who deliver the range of statutory services to Looked After Children and Care Leavers.

Could this be you?

You will need to have knowledge of the relevant legislation and how this works in practice. You will also have experience of case management in care proceedings and be fully conversant with safeguarding children and young people procedures, particularly those associated with child sexual exploitation and when children go missing.

You will be responsible for managing staff performance, delivering good reflective supervision and have a keen eye for detail to ensure that team members are supported to deliver good outcomes for children and young people on their caseloads.

You must have a degree in Social Work or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

A generous relocation package is payable, of which up to GBP8,000 (of HMRC eligible elements) are free of tax. Depending on your personal circumstance our package provides options to help you relocate whether you are looking to buy or rent and includes; an initial advance of up to GBP2,500 payable when you start, help towards fees associated with buying/selling (up to GBP6,500) and an option to receive help towards your rent or mortgage in the first two years.

Please note we are unable to offer sponsorship to applicants from outside of the EU.