Service Manager (Team Manager) Health and Disability Team

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York, North Yorkshire
£43,155 - £49,635 per annum
08 Jan 2021
25 Jan 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

This post is not suitable as a job share opportunity.

Our Children’s Health and Disability Service works with York’s most vulnerable children with complex needs. Our team is dedicated to working with these children and their families to support and improve their outcomes.

The team consists of social workers and child in need practitioners, and is part of a wider partnership service of short breaks providers, a Clinical Psychology Team (FIRST) and an Occupational Therapist.

This statutory children’s social work service is managed by the Team Manager who is accountable for the service provided, for supervision of team members, case management decisions and quality assurance. The Team Manager plays an important role in the implementation of SEND reforms within the service. Building and maintaining effective relationships with other teams and external partner agencies is key to this Team Manager role.

This Team Manager post is part of a supportive and motivated management team. We are focused on working together, sharing our skills and supporting each other to enable our dedicated teams to continue to improve outcomes for our children.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous learning and development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

Relocation expenses, in accordance with the City of York Council’s Relocation Policy, may be available for the successful candidate subject to meeting the relevant criteria

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.

City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sophie Keeble Group Manager

Closing date:  Monday 25 January at 12 midnight

Interview date:  Week commencing 8 February

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