Locality Team Manager for Disabled Children’s Services

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Opportunities available in: North Yorkshire House, Scarborough and White Rose House, Northallerton or Manor Road, Knaresborough (dependent on your location) We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases a
£43,857 - £47,782 per annum pro rata + relocation support
19 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Job role
Team Leader
Contract Type
Full time

You will be responsible for the management of Social Workers, Family Support Workers and their cases which will include children and families receiving short breaks, disabled children Looked After by the local authority and children at risk of significant harm. You will manage a commissioning budget for short breaks and will work closely with the other Locality Team Leader in your area and as part of a county management team to ensure consistency and high quality practice. You will work with colleagues from Inclusion, the Children and Families Service, Occupational Therapy, schools, providers and with health colleagues to co-ordinate planning and support for families.

To be successful you must:

  • Hold a relevant Qualification in Social Work
  • Be able to demonstrate substantial and relevant experience of working as a Social Worker preferably with disabled children and young people
  • Have extensive experience in children’s services, including involvement in cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including child protection and Care Proceedings, and;
  • Evidence of strategic planning skills and the ability to implement and embed plans effectively

In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as local government pension scheme, retail discounts and access to green car scheme which is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available.

If you would like more information, please contact Karl Podmore (Disabled Children and Young People's Service Manager) by emailing Karl.Podmore@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.

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We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key dates

  • Closing date: Midnight Sunday 1st August 2021
  • Shortlisting date: Thursday 5th August 2021
  • Interview date: Monday 16th August 2021

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.