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Assistant Team Manager Family Support Team

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Group: Full Time Permanent
Category: Social Care
Closing Date: 31/10/2021
Date Posted: 13/10/2021
Reference: 05423


G11 - £37,890 - £40,876 per annum

The Family Support Team are seeking an assistant team manager to join the management team

The applicants will be required to have substantial experience in children’s social work including experience in managing complex child protection cases and completing court work in public law proceedings.

The applicants will be able to work under pressure to supervise and mentor up to 5 social workers who will have a mixed caseload of child protection and care proceedings. The applicant will be honest, reliable, punctual and be able to work as part of a time and independently.

The role will consist of supporting the team manager to ensure that performance deadlines are met, work completed is of high quality and that children open to the department receive a high quality service and are kept safe.

The role will consist of chairing multi-agency meetings and supporting the social workers they supervise to attend court hearings where required, chairing PLO meetings and undertaking multi-agency strategy discussions and chairing strategy meetings.

The role will also consist of duty managementresponsibilities for up to 8 days per month which will require the duty email inbox to be monitored and delegation and instruction be provided on both urgent and non-urgent matters regarding the safeguarding of children.

The role will require management decisions and directions to be recorded within a timely manner on the child’s file.

The role will be full time and may at times be required to work outside of normal working hours on duty days.

The role will be working from home and attending the office.

 The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



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Contact Name: Victoria Hughes-Davies
Telephone: 01978 298620
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