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Assistant Team Manager
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CSC/22/210890
  • Published: Sun 11/09/2022, 19:42 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary: Grade J SCP 36-39 £40,578 to £43,570 per annum (Pay Award Pending) Plus a £2,000 'Market Supplement' (terms and conditions apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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Assistant Team Manager


DBS Check: Enhanced

We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Team Manager to work within the Young Person Team of Children’s Social Care. Working alongside the Team Manager you will Manage the team to safeguard and promote the welfare of vulnerable children and young people in Sefton whilst effectively managing risk.  

This will be a demanding role and you will be a highly motivated, skilled and experienced practitioner with experience of working with Cared for Children and be looking to develop your career in this challenging but rewarding area.

The vacancies are in Children’s Social Care and are full time permanent roles in the South of the Borough and all applicants must be registered with Social Work England.

Sefton Council is offering a £3,000 'Golden Hello' payment to qualified Children’s Social Workers -

A £2,000 'Market Supplement' applies to this role and terms and conditions will apply

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About Us (please take a look and see how together we can #make a difference)

To find out more about what it's like to work in Sefton's Children's Services and how you can help us #MakeADifference, head to our website.

Sefton children’s social care is an innovative, forward-thinking place to work where you will find a workforce full of caring and welcoming people who are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of our children and families. We have a supportive culture and excellent relationships with our multi-agency partners.

We can offer you a manageable and diverse caseload whilst supporting you to maintain a healthy work life balance with a generous annual leave entitlement and working from home/flexible working opportunities.

We have a commitment to our staff’s professional development and actively promote career progression and training opportunities that will support your CPD.

This is an exciting time to come and work for us and join us in our improvement journey whilst we strive to provide outstanding services to our children and families across the borough.

If you are as enthusiastic and committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children and families in Sefton as we are, we would love to hear from you!

As a Sefton Children’s Social Care employee, you will receive:

  • Manageable caseloads and access to good quality, regular reflective supervision
  • A comprehensive induction programmes
  • A wide variety of career progression routes bespoke to individual training and development needs as identified in annual PDRs
  • Robust ASYE Programme
  • Access to a wide range of CPD opportunities as part of the Cheshire and Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership, such as Practice Educator training and the Research Hub.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities including a wide-ranging offer from our in-house workforce training and development unit as well as access to a number of external accredited opportunities
  • Partnership with Research in Practice, providing access to online webinars, podcasts and materials linked to the latest research and policy updates to support your CPD and inform evidence-based reports
  • 27 days annual leave rising to 32 days with 5 years continual service and 8 bank holidays
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave
  • Opportunities for agile/flexible working  
  • Access to free eye tests and where appropriate, contribution towards spectacles
  • Occupational Health Service available to advise on work related health issues
  • Commitment to supporting staff’s emotional and mental health with access to a free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Discounted gym membership with all Active Sefton gyms
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to local benefits and discounts on products and services
  • A relocation package, where applicable