Children’s Young People and Family Services – Team Manager – Children Looked After

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 and 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’d love to hear from you. Hull is a changing local authority and it’s a fantastic time to join us and be a key player in supporting our journey.

Application deadline 30th November 2021
Job reference HUL/21/0783
Job location Kingston Upon Hull
Hours per-week 37
Salary £42,821 to £45,859

Hull Children’s Young People and Family Services have a new vacancy for a Team Manager to join our Children Loooked After team, this is an exciting opportunity for a committed, motivated and outstanding individual who wants to join our team and help us deliver excellent, high-quality innovative services. You will be required to provide clear management oversight and effective decision making in order to meet our children’s needs in a timely way, ensuring that the best outcomes are achieved. Team Performance management is essential and you will need to demonstrate clear strategies to ensure progress is made in all areas of casework. You will also need to manage and coordinate work activities in line with the service priorities, along with developing effective partnership arrangements with all appropriate stakeholders, always with the children and family needs at the heart.

Team Managers should be able to challenge effectively and support the workforce enabling them to deliver excellent practice whilst prioritising competing demands. It is really important to us that Hull is a great place to be a child and grow up; a place of opportunity where young people are able to live happy and productive lives and a place where young people will want to live and work in the future.

We’ll expect you to manage all aspects of social work including assessment, report writing, case and team workload risk management. You’ll need a degree or diploma in Social Work, full Social Work England registration and a proven ability to work in partnership with children, young people, parents, carers and partners.

We are keen to recruit those who have successful experience in a similar role and a good knowledge of safeguarding.

Why it’s great to work for Hull City Council:
•A competitive salary of up to £45,859
•An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
•Up to 30 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year, and three additional days off, one in May/August and one during the Christmas/New year period
•Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods
•A generous relocation package available
•Supportive and forward thinking culture
•Great career development opportunities
•Flexible working hours

Interviews Week Commencing 13th December

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