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Team Manager - Safeguarding

Employer
Northumberland County Council
Location
Northumberland
Salary
£49,249 - £52,686
Closing date
7 Jun 2022

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Sector
Corporate Services, Corporate Management Team, Health and Social Care, Safeguarding, Social Care
Job role
Manager
Contract Type
Full time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within Northumberland Adolescent Service; a permanent contract for the role of Safeguarding Team Manager within our 14+ & 18+ Team.  Essential to this post is the Social Work qualification as you will be required to oversee other service areas in the absence of other Managers during annual leave.  You will have the drive and determination to contribute to the future development of the Service, improving performance and ensuring quality in the delivery of our work. 

You must have proven management skills, experience of working within a safeguarding setting, management experience that reflects your ability to lead, develop and support a team of social workers and leaving care support work staff. You should have experience of working with young people with a variety of needs and a proven ability to improve outcomes. The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues from partner agencies is a key skill for achieving success in this role.   

Please take a moment to hear our social workers views about working for Northumberland: 

Mel - https://youtu.be/T9vkj_F2HVQ

Paul - https://youtu.be/TaX5JHVcA_Q

Charlotte - https://youtu.be/3jRM8sYsYA0

Northumberland - https://youtu.be/xdI-zRQZDY4

Northumberland County Council is committed to investing in its workforce and all staff benefit from induction, supervision and ongoing professional development. 

This is a challenging but immensely rewarding role and provides a real opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of young people and communities across Northumberland. 

ABOUT YOU 

  •  You will always want to hear the child’s voice and ensure that this is taken into account. 
  • You will be passionate about maximising a child’s life chances to improve their overall outcomes. 
  • You will have excellent communication skills and be able to make decisions and plans with children and their families; utilising the Signs of Safety approach. 
  • You will care enough to want to make a difference - every day. 
  • If your skill set includes the above, come and join a progressive and innovative organisation which values all of our employees. 
  • You will hold a relevant Social Work qualification such as the Social Work Degree, DipSW, CQSW or CSS and be registered with the HCPC.  
  • We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. It is a criminal offense for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity. ​

Essential car user allowance 
Management who are committed to an appropriate caseload 
Regular supportive supervision 
A supportive learning environment with career progression opportunities 

Flexible working 

Please take a moment to hear our social workers views about working for Northumberland: 

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.

For further information or an informal discussion on this post please contact Sharron Pearson (Childrens Senior Manager) on 07966 323954

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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