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Locality Team Leader - SEND

Employer
North Yorkshire County Council
Location
Scarborough & Selby
Salary
£43,857 - £47,782 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Closing date
20 Dec 2021

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Sector
Corporate Services, Corporate Management Team, Health and Social Care, Adult Services, Children's Services, Social Care
Job role
Team Leader
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for Locality Team Leaders with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

We are looking for two highly motivated and experienced Locality Team Managers (both for the East of the county; one to cover Scarborough and one to cover Scarborough and Selby) to join our Disabled Children’s Service which is part of the Inclusion Service which supports children with SEND.

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

Visit our dedicated Campaign Page for more information.

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

For an informal conversation, we would welcome you to contact Jane Le Sage (Assistant Director – Inclusion) by emailing Jane.LeSage@northyorks.gov.uk

Key dates
Closing date: Monday 20th December 2021

Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 21st December 2021
Interview date: Thursday 13th January 2022

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

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification.pdf

Total Rewards Brochure.pdf

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Company

The County of North Yorkshire is the largest County in England and Wales. Within the county are 598 square miles of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and 530 square miles of the North York Moors National Park. The county is included in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region.

Whilst the economy of the County has traditionally been dependent on agriculture and tourism, there is a fast growing high technology base and this, together with other forms of light manufacturing industry, is of increasing importance. The County Council has an active policy of economic development and the predominantly rural character of the County is highly attractive to high technology businesses as well as the traditional industries of farming, food production and tourism. The County contains several centres of great historic interest, market towns that invite light industrial development, the modern coalfield area in the South, scenic, lightly populated upland areas and the extensive lowland area in the Vale of York.

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Telephone
0845 872 7374
Location
County Hall
North Yorkshire
GB
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