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Integrated Children's Services - Team Management Opportunities (Internal Applications Only)

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/03/2019
Advert End Date:
25/03/2019 23:59
Salary:
£42,806 - £46,606
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Work
Vacancy ID:
105034
Employment Location:
Various - see advert
Post Number:
ICS/TMO/JSC

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Mar


Further information

We’re investing in our services and development opportunities. Integrated Children’s Services are reshaping to ensure we continue to deliver the best possible service to children and families in South Gloucestershire; we also recognise the need for a clear development pathway to ensure we retain our talented social workers throughout their career. We want to ensure that numbers of staff and children supervised are reasonable and allow our Team Managers to know all of the cases within their team well.

We have created four new Team Manager Posts across Integrated Children’s Services. These posts are open to existing members of staff within the council.

The newly created posts are all based in Yate, as follows:

• Post SGC1407 – 1.0 FTE - Long Term Social Care (Central Hub, Westgate)
• Post SGC1408 – 1.0 FTE - Exploitation Team (Central Hub, Westgate)
• Post SGC1409 – 1.0 FTE - 0-18 Children with Disabilities Team (Badminton Road)
• Post SGC0244 – 1.0 FTE - Looked After Children/Adoption (Badminton Road)


Main Duties

Please refer to the attached role profiles for the Hay 3 Team Manager posts in Integrated Children’s Services and 0-25.

Selection Criteria

Essential

1. You will hold a professional qualification to at least degree level or equivalent and a relevant management qualification with substantial management experience and where required an additional specialist professional qualification.

2. You will demonstrate specialist up to date knowledge of the service area and relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice including equalities and research and trends in social care policy.

3. You will have excellent leadership skills.

4. You will have well developed interpersonal skills.

5. You will be able to lead and effectively communicate, negotiate with and influence colleagues and partners.

6. You will have experience of managing complex projects, programmes and activities.

7. You will be able to plan and manage service and departmental budgets.

8. You will have a good level of general IT skills and the ability to use, or be trained in the use of, appropriate specialist in-house software packages.

How to apply

Please complete the attached Expression of Interest form. Please tick the box or boxes on the application form for the position(s) you wish to be considered for.

Upon completion of your application, please email the form to HRServiceCentre@southglos.gov.uk with the subject title “ICS Team Manager EOI”


Additional Information

Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

You will be required to maintain HCPC registration.


Salary: £42,806 - £46,606 (pay scales subject to review April 2019)

Hours: 37

Closing Date: 25th March 2019

Vacancy Ref: ICS/TMO/JSC

Safer Recruitment

South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our Values

As an employee of South Gloucestershire Council you will be expected to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. You will strive to work well with others to reach a common goal and embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. You will use your initiative to deliver and take responsibility for your performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services.

As a manager you will be expected to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate your staff to achieve.

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