Social Work Team Manager

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council

  • Reference: 4117
  • Published on: Tue 26/08/2014 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/12/2014 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,743 - £47,472 (from 01.11.2014)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wokingham Borough Council Offices, Shute End Wokingham Berks

Do you want to work for a small unitary authority often voted one of the best places to live in the UK where we believe every child deserves the opportunity to succeed and enjoy the very best start in life?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to manage a locality team you will be a qualified social worker with a proven track record of complex case and Court work including a high level of understanding of child development in a child protection context and solid experience of managing risk. You will have experience supervising Assistant Team Managers, Social Work Consultants and Social Workers you would offer high support and challenge to empower staff to meet the needs of children in a time frame that enhances the child’s wellbeing and development.

Do you want to be part of a confident team on a journey to offering a consistently good service; a service which works honestly and respectfully with families; in return we are a learning organisation committed to investing in and supporting you to be the best Social Care Team Manager you can be.

Closing date: ongoing

For an informal discussion, please contact Sherrie Newell 0118 974 6132

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

As part of your application, you are required to complete the DBS Additional Job Application Data document attached to this vacancy. CVs will not be accepted for this post.

To apply immediately, please visit: www.wokingham.gov.uk/jobs/vacancies

Equal Opportunities

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

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