£45,495 - £48,587
16th Apr, 2023
Job description

“Social workers are rightly very proud of their work with families” – Ofsted July 2022


Practice and oversight of children who go missing is effective, and there are well-coordinated responses when children are at risk of exploitation, including children in care. Direct work and support offered by the vulnerable, exploited, missing and trafficked team are helping to reduce children’s risks. (OFSTED, November 2022) 


At Hull City Council we are committed to our children and young people, and we are passionate about how we deliver services to them. That’s why we are developing a nurturing a culture that puts our children and young people at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our workforce to work together to find solutions, to be open, honest, and respectful, to take responsibility and listen and learn from others. If you value these behaviours too, we would love to hear from you. 


We are looking for a Team Manager with experience of and a passion for Contextualised safeguarding, Child exploitation and Children and young people who go missing, to join us as we continue our improvement journey to provide outstanding services and outcomes for all our children. Ofsted has confirmed that social workers enjoy working in Hull: they feel valued, good work is celebrated, and social workers feel part of the service. The retention and learning and development offers are well received.


About this opportunity:

As a Grade 11 Team Manager within the Vulnerable, Exploited, Missing and Trafficked Team you will have responsibility for:   

  • Operational management of the VEMT team

  • Supervision and continued professional development of the various workers within the team

  • Performance management and improvement for the team

  • Preparation, completion and presentation of reports relating to the impact of the team's practice

  • Training and development of the wider staff force

  • Representation of the Local Authority at various multi-agency forums

  • Close working relationships with Social Work managers to ensure plans for children are child focused and reflective of vulnerability and risk


We would love to hear from passionate and motivated qualified Team Managers interested in joining us. All qualified Social Workers benefit from training in Signs of Safety and excellent learning, development, and progression opportunities.


We provide a range of benefits to motivate, reward and recognise the valuable work of our employees. 


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For an informal discussion please contact Samantha Scargall (VEMT) on 07511045538 or e-mail [email protected]

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