234113 Team Manager
£50,648.00, Grade 13, 37 hours, Permanent
20th Nov, 2022
Job description

Wakefield Children’s Services have been rated by Ofsted as GOOD with outstanding leadership. Wakefield place children and their families at the centre of practice and continually focus on making Wakefield a fantastic place to live and work.


Do you want to work for an authority which offers stability, manageable workloads and strong team spirit? If so this is the role for you.


We are recruiting experienced Team Managers to join our Castleford and Pontefract area.


The permanent management team and ever increasing and stable permanent workforce have worked hard to improve outcomes for the children and families of Wakefield. Social workers in Wakefield know their children and strive to achieve the best for them. That’s why we need committed and energetic Team Managers to develop and support a workforce of strong and confident practitioner.


What can we offer you?


  • Join a team of outstanding permanent and experienced leaders.

  • 30 days of Holidays plus 8 Bank Holidays

  • Flexible working.

  • Small supportive team

  • Restorative ways of working in every area.

  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities.

  • Cluster based working over small geographical areas.

  • Discounted and subsidised public transport (Arriva Bus Annual Travel Ticket, Northern Trains Limited (NTL), MetroCard).

  • The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

  • Great range of benefits including discounted membership to our excellent leisure facilities with free 12 weeks exercise program with a dedicated personal trainer, discounts for a range of retail, entertainment, health and leisure providers, cycle to work scheme and many more.


What are we asking from you?


  • A qualified and experienced social worker, with a proven track record in achieving the highest standards of practice in complex casework.

  • Able to evidence your management and leadership qualities and experience.

  • An individual who can develop and maintain highly effective relationships with colleagues and adopt a restorative approach to management, offering high support and high challenge and leadership to the team.

  • A team player, passionate about contributing to quality service provision. You will be expected to assist the Service Manager by providing support and guidance to other team members to promote strong practice and positive change.

  • Salary grade range G13 SCP44– £ 50, 648


More Information


For further information or a discussion regarding the opportunity at our Castleford base please contact Jane Wood – Locality Service Manager – Locality- [email protected]

Please visit our dedicated CYP careers page for more information on working for Wakefield Council and our latest Ofsted report.

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